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Best And Worst Performing Hedge Funds Of 2014: The Full List

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We have already reported that when it comes to hedge fund performance, the last couple of weeks have been a slaughter, especially for the high-beta, biotech, social-networking, Russia and Japan focused hedge funds. For everyone curious what this translates into numerically, here is the latest HSBC hedge fund performance report, with select brand name hedge funds highlighted relative to the broader stock market. The good news: unlike in the past 5 years, the S&P500 is only outperformring about half the marquee names (as opposed to 90%+). The bad news: this is a delayed report and we can't wait to see what kind of carnage the week that is about to end has wrought in the space.

Two final questions: does the guy who named his fund "Keynes Leveraged Quantitative Strategies" realize that he has a stunning sense of humor, and ii) how long before Pershing Square's +11% YTD return sees the + sign replaced with a -.

Best and Worst performing hedge funds YTD:

Breaking down the key names.

Full HSBC report:

 

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Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:04 | 4647980 Alea Iactaest
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<--- 3:30 Dump

<--- 3:30 Ramp

 

Anyone else watching DXY?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:35 | 4648083 X_mloclaM
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Fisher's Encumbered Corpuscular Strategies

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:05 | 4647988 Pheonyte
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I don't see the Fed on that list.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:09 | 4648002 ebworthen
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The mutual fund monsters are on back on CNBC today extolling the virtues of stocks and the insanity of bonds.

I don't see horns, but I see ties and insincere faces, and 2% fees.

Looks like Ackman's doing o.k., despite his ego.

HSBC = Drug Dealer's Bank.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:12 | 4648012 alangreedspank
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Again, where's the Federal Reserve on that hedge fund list?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:13 | 4648013 medium giraffe
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Keynes Leveraged Quantitative Strategies.  Yes, they don't work so well, do they?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:23 | 4648052 Excursionist
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I would actually love to get my hands on their placement docs to understand what this gem's mandate is.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:35 | 4648084 medium giraffe
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Really? You want to read more Keynesian bullshit?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 17:08 | 4649052 Excursionist
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“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

- Sun Tzu, The Art of War

 

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:18 | 4648032 ebworthen
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O.T. - Ohio Department of Natural Resources denying permits for fracking indefinitely as they now believe it causes earthquakes.

DOH!

Bullish for Gazprom and Russia.

Not so good for Cramer.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:53 | 4648464 Alea Iactaest
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Not the entire state, however.

 

ODNR finds "probable connection" between fracking and earthquakes

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources plans to issue a moratorium on drilling so-called "fracking" within a three mile radius of last month's earthquakes in Poland Township.

Source: http://www.wfmj.com/story/25224187/state-bans-fracking-within-three-mile...

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:25 | 4648057 OptionsHedge
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ZH wet dream Hugh Hendry Eclectica negative. Bummer.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:27 | 4648064 Tyler Durden
Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:35 | 4648087 brunoaa
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Kyle Bass's Hayman Capital not doing so great lately either.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:57 | 4648484 Spitzer
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Eagle Global... Is that the First Eagle funds guy ?

 

 

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:10 | 4648824 Fuh Querada
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That fucker was gloating over the pile he was going to make shorting gold stocks. Hasn't done his lousy fund much good.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:13 | 4648831 Fuh Querada
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dup.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:28 | 4648065 ebworthen
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Flight to safety!

10 Year down to 2.618%, -5% in one month.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 17:19 | 4649096 Ban KKiller
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I am a jerk, no doubt. Fuck you Fortress Investment Group. Hedge Fund Criminals love FIG. 

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