Tag Archives: top-performers

Long-bias funds lead hedge funds higher in Aug-Lipper

Reuters – Global hedge funds continued their winning streak in August, with all hedge fund strategies except dedicated short-bias ending the month in positive territory, fund tracker Lipper said on Friday. Lipper, a unit of Thomson Reuters, said funds with […]

May Performance Up 4.06%, Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Confirms

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – “Hedge funds finished up 4.06% in May, capturing the largest monthly gains since February 2000." Oliver Schupp, President of Credit Suisse Index, said, Emerging Markets funds were the strongest performers, finishing up 6.96%. The Emerging […]

Merrill’s Thain seeking 2008 bonus of $10 million

Reuters – Merrill Lynch & Co Chief Executive John Thain has suggested to directors that he get a 2008 bonus of as much as $10 million, but the battered company’s compensation committee is resisting his request, the Wall Street Journal […]