All posts tagged "hedge fund performance"

  • Larry Swedroe Pities the Poor Souls Who Invest in Hedge Funds

    Larry Swedroe, financial author and and director of research for the BAM Alliance, has penned a devastating review of hedge fund performance over the past decade. Swedroe notes the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index returned just 3.5%...

    • Posted January 19, 2013
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  • Hedge Fund Performance 2012
    A Familiar Story: Hedge Funds Lag Again

    For the privilege of paying exorbitant fees, investors in hedge funds have suffered the indignity of underperforming a simple indexed stock/bond portfolio yet again. ETFReplay reports that year-to-date, hedge funds as a whole are showing a gain...

    • Posted July 4, 2012
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  • Hedge Fund Performance Lacking

    Hedge funds have had an average gain of 2.8% through the end of May 2011, according to Channel Capital’s HedgeFund.Net (HFN) research group.   The source states hedge fund assets stood at $2.6 trillion in April, up 2.3% over the...

    • Posted June 3, 2011
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  • More Evidence of Hedge Fund Futility

    Somehow I missed this report of a study of hedge fund performance over the period 1980 through 2008.  It is sobering and shows the average hedge fund did a lot worse than an investment in the S&P...

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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