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Morningstar Hedge Fund Analysis For November

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Morningstar presented their monthly analysis of hedge fund performance for November and asset flows through October. "Hedge funds have a long path to recovery ahead of them," said Hedge Fund Analyst Nadia Papagiannis. "November was a […]

Investors see hedge funds as less important-poll

Reuters – The days of hedge funds as a red-hot asset class may be cooling, according to a new survey released by fund research firm Morningstar on Monday. Nearly half of all financial advisers who help wealthy people invest their […]

Growth in Alternative Investments Among Institutions and Financial Advisors Expected to Continue

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Morningstar and Barron’s today released highlights of a recent national survey examining the perception and usage of alternative investments among institutions and financial advisors. “Our survey found that both institutions and advisors want alternative investments […]

Hedge funds Down in August

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index lost 3.12% in August, significantly underperforming U.S. and global equity and bond markets. August, like July, was characterized by a large drop in emerging markets and commodities. "Even though […]

Heebner Hedge Fund Targets $5 Billion With Lure of Top Returns

Bloomberg – Kenneth Heebner, manager of the top-ranked U.S. stock mutual fund, is seeking as much as $5 billion for his first hedge fund. Heebner, who has worked in the mutual-fund business almost four decades, formed a private investment partnership […]

Who Needs A Hedge Fund Anyway?

CNBC – Returns are meager or negative, capital flows are slowing and hedge funds appear to be folding at a record rate; so monied investors might be prompted to ask … who needs a hedge fund anyway?  “Institutions have taken […]

Morningstar Hedge Fund Report, July 2008

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) -  Hedge funds saw their worst monthly performance in the history of the Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index. The index returned a negative 3.07% in July 2008, an eventful month for the markets. In the first […]

Fuel hedges could waste airlines’ money

Reuters UK – U.S. airlines are cheering a steep decline in the price of jet fuel since mid-July, when crude oil began a nearly $27-per-barrel descent, but that good news may come with a slight sting for carriers that locked […]

Morningstar Reports Low End to Quarter

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- In a summary of hedge fund performance for the second quarter of 2008, Morningstar, Inc. marked June as a bad end to a good quarter. The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index fell 0.73% during the month, […]

INTERVIEW-Morningstar to cover India funds by early 2009

Reuters India- U.S. firm Morningstar Inc will expand its investment research coverage to Indian funds by early next year and hopes to hire 10-20 staff by March, a senior executive said on Monday. Morningstar, founded by its Chairman and Chief […]

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