Hedge Funds Gain +0.94% in May – Underperforming Indices Jun22

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Hennessee Group LLC announced today that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained +0.94% in May (-0.05% YTD), while the S&P 500 gained +1.53% (+2.59% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained +0.08% (+2.08% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index jumped +3.62% (-1.19% YTD). Bonds were positive on the month, as the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index gained +0.03%, (+3.46% YTD).

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Money Manager Report Cards Mar15

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I was going through some old papers recently and, lo and behold, stumbled across my first grade report card. Since I’ve often struggled with authority figures, I opened it with some trepidation and discovered a few tidbits about the past. Much like many employers today, achieving a rating of “outstanding” was impossible by Mrs. Northem’s

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The Perfect Hedge Feb19

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In a world of negative yields, oil price roller coasters, European bank weakness, and intra-day volatility, it is natural to want to add a loss floor, minimize return volatility, or both. Even for the most disciplined long-term asset managers and their investors, it is hard to not get distracted by this developing trend of volatility. How do you ensure you are prepared for the next stage of stabilization until these left tail events move in the expected range?

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