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March 2018

Are Quant Hedge Funds Suffering?

2018-03-20T22:52:01+00:00

In recent years, large segments of hedge funds had been struggling with poor performance, thanks to the low volatility environment we had been seeing in the markets. This was even beginning to lead to a lot of client fund redemptions. However, in February we finally saw volatility make a dramatic shift and move heavily upwards. [...]

Are Quant Hedge Funds Suffering? 2018-03-20T22:52:01+00:00

January 2018

Economic Outlook – 21 January 2018

2018-01-21T20:02:57+00:00

US Weekly US jobless claims fell to 220,000 in the week ending 6 January, the lowest reading since 1973, when the US population was far smaller than today. The US Department of Labor reported last Friday that the US unemployment rate held steady at 4.1% In December. Industrial production rose 0.9% last month, which was [...]

Economic Outlook – 21 January 2018 2018-01-21T20:02:57+00:00