AUM Over Three Trillion, A Deadline Extended, And Whitney’s Biggest Investor Sues Dec25

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Hedge Fund AUM Up To $3.070 Trillion A two-month decline in hedge fund performance came to an end in November as the hedge fund industry saw positive results last month, according to the November 2014 eVestment Hedge Fund Performance Report.   Via: Hedgeco.net Federal Reserve Extends Deadline for Banks to Sell Hedge Fund Stakes The Federal Reserve extended the deadline for bank

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Russian Turm-Oil, 2014 Ceo Screw-Ups, And The Options Wipe Out Dec17

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Turmoil Boosts Hedge Funds That Bet Against Russia, Oil Randy Smith’s Alden Global Capital has been betting against the ruble for the past month and a half. Yesterday, it paid off when Russia’s currency fell as much as 19 percent. Alden, a $1.8 billion New York-based hedge fund firm, is emerging as one of the

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The Simple Case for Emerging Managers Dec15

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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post. When people ask me why I am such a passionate advocate for emerging managers, I sometimes wax a little poetic. But the fact is, after nearly 17 years in the alternative investment industry, I don’t believe any investor can have a truly optimized or truly

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An Alternative View of Liquid Alternatives – Concept Capital Dec12

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This interview was written by James Williams and originally published on HedgeWeek. Concept Capital’s Jack Seibald (pictured) discusses the risks of ’40 Act liquid alternatives, the potential mismatch between managers and investors, fund investor alienation, and why prime brokers might raise their costs to support the ‘short’ side of these funds. Jack is also an Executive in Hedge

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November’s Rebound, Our Virtual Intro Service Launch, And A Tax Loophole In Jersey Dec10

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eVestment Hedge Fund Performance Report – November Rebound According to the just released report, aggregate hedge fund performance was positive 1.08% in November, ending the industry’s two-month decline. Year-to-date aggregate returns of 2.85% are well below 2013’s full-year increase of 10.20%. Aided by rebounding US equity markets and strong moves in currency and interest rate markets, November’s biggest winners were managed futures

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