Marrying Long and Short
The first two funds are linked to the Russell 3000, a barometer of the total U.S. stock market while CSM is linked to the Credit...
Build a Low Correlation Portfolio
AlphaSimplex Group's Andrew Lo launches a multi-strategy, absolute-return fund: Natixis ASG Diversifying Strategies Fund (DSFAX).
ProShares Launches 130/30 Fund
This 130/30 fund is linked to the Credit Suisse 130/30 Large-Cap Index. It aims to invest 130 percent of its assets in long positions, while 30 percent is invested in short positions.
BETA Made Simpler
Hedge funds suffered through a catastrophically bad year in 2008, with performance plummeting, investors redeeming billions of dollars and fund after fund biting the dust....
At a CFA Institute risk-management conference at the New York Hilton this past February, Andrew Lo asked the audience of securities analysts to consider a...