Complete YTD Hedge Fund Performance Summary

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Pop quiz: What is the common theme among the following "best of breed" 2 and 20 (at least) hedge funds, whose YTD performance is presented below?

 

Fund YTD Performance %
Owl Creek 10.02%
Pershing Square 9.35%
Contrarian Capital 8.97%
Paulson Recovery 8.90%
York 8.79%
REIF B 8.37%
Greenlight 6.62%
Third Point 6.41%
Canyon 6.22%
Silver Point 5.85%
Cobalt  5.42%
Perry Partners 5.32%
Viking Global 5.09%
Paulson Credit 4.93%
King Street  4.40%
Bluemountain Credit 4.18%
Moore Macro 3.06%
Tudor BVI 2.96%
Brevan Howard Credit 2.95%
Moore Global 2.88%
Caxton Global 2.84%
Millennium 2.66%
Brigade  2.60%
Brevan Howard Global 2.18%
SABA  -0.92%
Capula -0.96%
Paulson Advantage  -1.02%
Winton Futures -1.62%
Paulson Advantage  Plus -2.84%

 

If you said they have all underperformed the S&P through March 31, which was up 12.03%, you are right. Why? Because only those funds, such as pension and long-only dumb money, or those who are in the worst possible shape, get to benefit from Bernanke's central planning.

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