Guest Post: Charles Gradante, Managing Principal at Hennessee Group shares the white page The Perception Problem with “Returns” – Equity Market Pundits and Real Returns. Rarely do equity market pundits focus on real performance returns (nominal returns less core inflation). Reporting nominalreturns, rather than real returns, is the standard of measurement for the media. However, it can be… Read more »

Guest Post: Holly Singer, President of HS Marketing, a firm dedicated to helping firms in the alternative investment community achieve lasting impressions, contributes with to The Final Meeting with marketing advice for hedge fund managers and service providers. Prompted by questions from some of our hedge fund manager clients regarding the recent headlines about data… Read more »

Press release courtesy of our friends at Morningstar. CHICAGO, April 25, 2011—Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today reported preliminary hedge fund performance for March 2011 as well as asset flows through February. The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index, a composite of the largest hedge funds in Morningstar’s database, rose… Read more »

New York, NY – April 20, 2011 – PerTrac, the leading provider of analytics, reporting and communications software for investment professionals, announced the release of its latest industry study,Sizing The 2010 Hedge Fund Universe: A PerTrac Study. The study indicates that the single-manager hedge fund industry recovered in 2010 with assets under management (AUM) increasing… Read more »