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September Best Month for Hedge Funds in Years

Hedge Funds Return +3.27% in September 2007 and +9.40% Year-to-Date Early estimates show the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted average of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net database, was +3.27% in September 2007. The increase was the largest in over four years, and the second largest […]

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Hedge Fund Royalty

Alpha Magazine Ranks the World’s Biggest Hedge Funds PMorgan receives top honors in Alpha’s 2007 Hedge Fund 100 ranking of the world’s heftiest hedge funds. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 25, 2007 — With a combined $1 trillion in assets under management — a 39 percent increase over last year’s total — the firms in […]

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Hedge Funds Escape Regulation

Should Investors Be Worried? When the Lilliputians came upon the sleeping Gulliver, they didn’t know if he was friendly or hostile, but he was so big it seemed prudent to tie him down. Should the 9,000 hedge funds — the secretive investment pools controlling $1.4 trillion in assets — be treated the same way? (more…)

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Commodity Trading Fraught With Peril

You’d be hard-pressed to find a “hot commodity” lately. With the U.S. housing market giving investors a scare, China’s building boom facing some restraint, Iran apparently less of an immediate threat to oil supplies, and hurricanes failing to howl, commodities have been slipping since early August. (more…)

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Why Every Portfolio Needs a Natural Resource Hedge

While the prospects of profiting off of energy by owning either stocks or oil futures may be uncertain in the short to intermediate-term economy, there are two compelling arguments that I want to present to encourage every investor to hold a portion of their portfolio in a Natural Resources fund. My first case is based […]

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