The Europe Hedge Fund 50: The Brexit Effect
The U.K.’s controversial vote to leave the European Union has battered some European funds and boosted others.
August 10, 2016
The Morning Brief: Ackman’s Pershing Square Dumps Canadian Pacific Stake
August 5, 2016
Quant Hedge Funds Balance Computer and Brain Power
Rival U.K. firms Aspect Capital, Man AHL and Winton are doubling down on machine learning and other quantitative investing efforts, but don’t expect them to short human ingenuity.
May 30, 2016
Some Commodity Funds Win While Others Falter
Commodity-focused funds haven’t fared well this year, but a small subset of computer-driven CTAs have outperformed significantly.
December 11, 2015
Trend Follower Aspect Capital Rolls with the Punches
After some recent difficult years, the London-based firm makes the case for its strategy as a liquid diversifier for institutional investors.
November 27, 2015
CTAs Regain Growth Momentum After Strong 2014
Despite a down February, commodity trading advisors and trend followers post gains in low double-digits in the first quarter.
April 13, 2015
CTAs Topped the Charts in 2014
Commodity trading advisers proved to be one of few bright spots in a dreadful year for hedge funds.
January 13, 2015
Falling Oil Prices Boost CTAs in November
Many commodity trading advisers and other trend-following funds posted big gains in November and are on track to post their best year since 2008.
December 8, 2014
BlueTrend, AHL and Other Big CTAs Finally Get a Break
Thanks to gains in equities and bonds, some computer-based strategies are beginning to reverse a long losing streak.
July 11, 2014
Mixed Fortunes for Winton, BlueCrest, Man Group in 2013
A tough year for trend followers led to losses in many funds. But a few high-profile firms notched gains despite the difficult environment.
January 8, 2014