Hedge Fund Crisis Sorts Out The Sheep from The Lambs

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LONDON--Third quarter results from the alternative investment sector reveal the distinct differences between the numerous hedge fund market strategies. Short sellers, commodity trading advisors (CTAs) and currency fund managers were the only strategists to achieve positive results in the turbulent trading quarter.

According to London-based Tass Management, short sellers performed particularly well during the downward slump, with average third quarter results of 20.98 per cent. CTAs returned a