Hedge Funds Performance

AR highlights three funds up more than 20% this year

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With the average hedge fund still down for the year, QIM, FORT and Chichester have outperformed via short-term trading.

QIM's Jaffray Woodriff
Photo: David Deal
Many hedge fund investors have had good reason to grouse this year: the methods they trusted to make money in any market—or at least serve as a hedge against other investments—are underperforming. Through October, the AR Composite index is down 0.25% for the year. But some firms are performing well—really well. AR found three funds that are up more than 24% and look poised to finish the year well