Hedge Fund Returns vary with the Economic Environment

Hedge Fund Returns vary with the Economic Environment As is well known, the performance of hedge funds and liquid alternative investments (whose performance track that of hedge funds) has been abysmal, producing negative alpha (i.e., lagging the performance of the S&P 500) while maintaining the…

Hedge Fund Returns vary with the Economic Environment

As is well known, the performance of hedge funds and liquid alternative investments (whose performance track that of hedge funds) has been abysmal, producing negative alpha (i.e., lagging the performance of the S&P 500) while maintaining the high fees and performance share. Despite this performance,…

Hedge Funds Beat Liquid Alts in September and Y-T-D

Hedge funds dropped 1.07% in September compared to the 1.41% decline posted by liquid alternative investments based on analysis of the comprehensive database from the Liquid Alternative Investments Company (LAIC).  In the first 9 months of the year, hedge funds handily outperformed liquid alts with…

Liquid Alternative Investments Decline 2.51% in August

Liquid Alts Decline 2.51% in August Down 2.19% Year-to-Date, 2015  Chinese stock market decline batters all hedge fund categories August marked the second consecutive sharp decline of the Chinese stock market on expectations of lower-than-anticipated economic growth and the failure of government efforts to halt…

Liquid Alternative Hedge Fund Index, May Update

Liquid Hedge Fund Indexes Down 0.02% in April, Up 1.64% Y-T-D LiquidAlts Unperformed Hedge Funds and S&P 500 in First Four Months of 2015 CTA and Global Macro continue to outperform NEW YORK, NY, November 2014 –The Liquid Alternative Aggregate Hedge Fund Strategies Index lost 0.02% in…