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Meredith Jones recognizes that investors are laser focused on returns. With all the underfunding and under-saving and underperforming, of course returns matter. But they aren’t (or shouldn’t be) the only factor in the investment decision-making process

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Hennessee Group LLC announced today that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index lost -0.99% in May (+3.00% YTD), while the S&P 500 lost -2.10%% (+0.20% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose lost -2.17%% (-1.14% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index slipped -1.64% (+5.30% YTD). Bonds were also negative on the month, as the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index decreased -1.09% (-0.10% YTD).

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We begin with Greece which has submitted a proposal to implement a number of reforms in return for a fresh €53.5B loan. In a strange shift from its previous demands, the Greek government seems to be accepting new VAT tax hikes and cuts in state spending for pensions

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If you’re curious about the truth behind hedge fund failures, correlations and performance, what it’s like to start a hedge fund, why all hedge fund managers are crooks (Hint: they aren’t), or why there’s no one-size-fits-all option in hedge fund fees, you can spend a good 35 minutes watching one of the following seven, short Hedge Fund Truth videos

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