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Hedge Funds Can’t Complain This Year

November 18, 2017 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

As the stock-market continues its upward march, hedge funds are reaping the benefits. Hedge Fund Research Inc. reports that hedge funds, on average, are having their best year since 2013. Hedge funds have been in the dog house in recent years, taking a lot of slack for charging high fees despite lackluster returns. This year […]

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Popularity Growing for ETFs and ETPs

April 28, 2015 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

According to data from the hedge fund tracking service HFR, and the London-based research firm , exchange-traded funds will soon overtake hedge funds in terms of total amount invested. The numbers show that within only a few months the 25 year-old ETF/ETP industry will overtake in popularity the 70 year-old hedge fund industry. The fact […]

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Hedge Funds Headed Up in Q1 2015

April 9, 2015 Ryan James Hedge Fund News

Hedge Fund Research, a firm that tracks the ups and downs of the hedge fund industry, reported that hedge funds rose by 2.4 percent on average during the first quarter of 2015. That figure surpasses the stagnant S&P 500 which rose by 0.4 percent during the same period. This news comes as a positive reflection […]

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This Year Hedge Funds Can’t Compare with S&P 500

August 22, 2013 PJ Moore Hedge Fund News

A well-known investment banking company took a look at 708 hedge funds to see how they compare with the performance of the S&P 500. Not so surprisingly, all those funds taken together gained on average 4 percent, while the S&P climbed up by a juicy 20 percent. The 708 funds represented about $1.5 trillion in […]

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Hedge Fund Industry Struggles Next to Stock Market

July 10, 2012 Debbie Jacobs In the News

Recent data from Hedge Fund Research Inc. has revealed that hedge funds are continuing to trail behind the stock market with growth as low as 0.05%. The HFR index has risen 1.7% in 2012, while the S&P 500 stock index increased 4.12% in June alone. According to Kenneth Heinz of HFR, the hedge fund industry, […]

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Hedge Funds Plummet, But Could Be Worse

August 10, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

2008 Way Worse For Hedge Funds Than Today While the financial situation definitely isn’t exactly looking rosy for hedge funds these days and they have definitely been witnessing some pretty hefty drops, things could be worse. One just needs to take a look back to a mere three years ago when the situation for the […]

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