Hedge Funds

A look at types of Hedge funds, their popularity, and what research says about their performance.

  1. Easy to grasp infographic on Hedge funds

    New to hedge fund world? This will start you off

  2. Hedge fund - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    A hedge fund is an investment vehicle and a business structure with a higher than average risk appetite that pools capital from a number ...

  3. A primer on Hedge funds by Fung and Hsieh

    https://faculty.fuqua.duke.edu/~dah7/primer.pdf Abstract: "In this paper, we provide a rationale for how hedge funds are organized and...

  4. Types of Hedge Funds

    Within the investment industry, there are many different strategies that can be utilized in an attempt to get a greater return on the cap...

  5. Global Hedge Fund AUM Touches $2.3 Trillion

    The best set of historical charts showing growth of hedge fund industry. Aided by excellent performance-based gains delivered by hedg...

  6. Hedge Fund Industry Assets Under Management

    The quarter end figures represent estimated assets under management for the hedge fund industry utilizing AUM information provided by con...

  7. Barclay Hedge Fund Index | BarclayHedge, Ltd.

    The Barclay Hedge Fund Index is a measure of the average return of all hedge funds (excepting Funds of Funds) in the Barclay database. Th...

  8. Hedge funds and the active management crisis

    Active management and hedge funds have suffered what amounts to a mini-meltdown in recent years as ambitious client expectations have col...

  9. urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-146730 : Do hedge funds yield greater risk-adjusted rate of returns than mutual funds?A quantitative study comparing hedge funds to mutual funds and hedge fund strategies

    "Our results show that Swedish hedge funds do not generate as high risk-adjusted returns as Swedish mutual funds. In regard to the best p...

  10. The Hedge Fund Mirage: The Illusion of Big Money and Why It’s Too Good to Be True

    "This presentation comes from the Financial Analysts Seminar: Improving the Investment Decision-Making Process held in Chicago on 23–27 J...

  11. How hedge-fund geniuses got beaten by monkeys - again

    By The average hedge fund has produced a worse investment performance in the first half of this year than a portfolio consisting of a sav...

  12. The Great Hedge-Fund Mystery: Why Do They Make So Much? - The New Yorker

    This is the time of year when publications that cover the hedge-fund industry do their annual rankings, and people get irate about the va...

  13. Hedge fund performance fees decline sharply - FT.com

    The income hedge funds receive from performance fees has fallen drastically this year, dropping more in the first half of 2015 than in th...

  14. Why you can beat most billionaire hedge fund managers

    Good article! includes 60:40 alternative benchmark

  15. Performance and the Potential of Managed Futures in the Market Crisis Period by Kai-Hong Tee :: SSRN

    The growth of the managed futures industry increased dramatically in the late 1970s following the introduction of the world's first finan...

  16. Warren Buffett Loses A Bit of Ground in His 'Million-Dollar Bet'

    Results are in for 2015, the eighth year of the 10-year Million-Dollar Bet, and for once-but don't get too excited-there's something mild...

  17. Hedge Funds: are we sure?

    Opening Remarks At the height of the financial crisis in 2008, a group of famous hedge fund managers was made to stand before Congress li...

  18. From the Principal Funds

    Good example of how costs are dropping and becoming available to smaller investors

  19. My opinion

    Hedge funds are here to stay. They play a valuable role in many areas of finance. Can they beat the market? Not in aggregate. Are they ov...

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  20. FinanceProfessor.com

    A look at the Warren Buffet Hedge Fund bet

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