Managed Futures Rocked 2014, A Volatility Video, And Poor, Poor Paulson Jan14

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Large Hedge Funds Outperform For Second Year In A Row According to eVestment, a strong dollar and falling energy prices benefit systematic strategies, credit funds limp into year end. Aggregate hedge fund performance was -0.15% in December, the industry’s fourth monthly decline in the second half of 2014. The drop brought Q4 performance to a

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New Year’s Resolutions for Investors and Managers (Part Deux) Jan13

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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post.   Last week I directed everyone’s post-holiday attention to making New Year’s Resolutions for investors. Now that everyone has had a week to digest those mantras, get over the soreness you inevitably felt after hitting the gym (for the first time in 12 months) diligently,

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Capital Club Tips (Plus an investor profile!) Jan13

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The Capital Club is the best way to connect with allocators. Accepted introductions always conclude with a scheduled phone call with the investor. Use the Radar Screen  Too busy to contact all investors that you want to meet? Instantly save profiles of interest to your Radar Screen for future reference. Check Back in 3 Months

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Hedge Fund Marketing: From Oxymoron to Best Practices Jan12

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This article was written by Gordon G. Andrew. Gordon is a Partner at Andrew + Selikoff Partners   This past September, the well-respected marketing firm, Peppercom, conducted in-depth research involving nearly 300 of the hedge fund industry’s largest firms, to measure how those funds are currently applying standard marketing tools & tactics including websites, social media,

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2014: The Worst Year – Position Sizing Jan9

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By Joe Peta At Novus we’ve examined the performance of many hundreds of hedge funds and we’ve found that, by far, the most important skill to possess is the ability to size positions effectively.  That’s because unlike Exposure Management, and to a lesser degree Security Selection, the ability to size positions efficiently is the most persistent

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