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  • Top 10/Bottom 10 Hedge Funds YTD

    Altana Wealth – Altana Digital Currency Fund (ADCF) 168% Crypto Fund AG – Systematic DLT Fund Class A – EUR 141% 3iQ Corp – 3iQ Global Cryptoasset Fund 138% Crypto Fund AG – Systematic DLT Fund Class A – USD… Read More ›

  • Top 10/Bottom 10 Hedge Funds – August

    World Cup Advisor – John Ehlers MESA ES 53% Mulvaney Capital Management – Global Diversified Program 30% Dreiss Research Corp – Global Diversified Program 26% Purple Valley Capital – Diversified Trend 1 25% Red Oak Commodity Advisors – Fundamental Trading… Read More ›

  • Strategy Returns – Trend Following and Diversified Funds leading the pack

    Year-to-date a picture has developed, we note that trend following strategies are outperforming most other strategies (based on median returns). Diversified traders, which are mostly Fund of Funds, are on par, as these funds typically tend to be slightly leveraged… Read More ›

  • Indices Updated – Strong Returns

    The NilssonHedge Indices are updated and while trend followers are continuing to enjoy strong performance from bond market trends, the Crypto managers are still far ahead. Our broad CTA index is up 7.8% for the year with Systematic managers outperforming… Read More ›

  • NilssonReport Updated

    The NilssonReport is updated and as results has been strong, 70% of the fund have reported for the prior month. Performance continues to drift upward, with trend following strategies leading the pack.

  • Database Update

    Due to time off and travels, updates have been infrequent for the last two weeks. This is the second weekly update of the NilssonHedge database and given generally strong results, a large number of managers have already reported. The Database… Read More ›

  • Database Update

    The Database contains 1377 different managers, representing 2557 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 907 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 1047 live managers. In total, the database contains 251780 years of manager data.

  • Top 10 / Worst 10 Hedge Funds in July

    Our ten best and worst performing managers for July are slowly getting updated and we note that the list has stabilized. In the top we generally find quantitative based strategies and the bottom is dominated by aggressive rent a system… Read More ›

  • NilssonHedge Indices YTD

    The currently calculated NilssonHedge indices are updated and performance remains strong (but not due to the fact that NilssonHedge has constructed the indices). Returns from the blockchainers is still dominating the returns, but seems to be moderating in July.

  • Best and Worst Hedge Funds YTD

    While not all of the CryptoTraders have updated their performance for July, they are still in the lead (we suspect that the lead will be somewhat less when the returns are updated). Pantera Capital Management LP – Pantera Bitcoin Fund… Read More ›