TITLE

Hedge Funds Get Clipped

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/3/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a statement issued by The Hennessee Group that hedge funds are expected to record their worst month in more than 10 years, with average losses of 5 percent to 9 percent for September 2008. The weak performance is attributed to erratic financial markets driven by fear, restrictions by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on short-selling some stocks and hedge funds' reduction in the use of margin as costs increase.
ACCESSION #
36602943

 

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