Hedge Funds Get Clipped

Schachter, Ken
October 2008
Red Herring;10/3/2008, p3
Trade Publication
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.


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