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Hedge Fund Math: Heads We Win, Tails You Lose

Here is a nice article written by James B. Stewart of The New York Times: 

In a letter to Pershing Square Holdings Ltd. investors this month, Bill Ackman disclosed that through the end of November, the fund had declined 13.5 percent this year after accounting for fees.  The reality is that many hedge funds reap far higher percentages of their gains than that stated in their fee structure. That’s because when they experience substantial losses they don’t have to give anything back.  Investors seem to be finally catching on to the fact that most hedge fund managers share generously in the good times, but are exposed to none of the losses in bad.  READ MORE HERE:

Hedge Fund Math: Heads We Win, Tails You Lose

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