Nasdaq gives a boost


Gains in the Nasdaq gave technology stocks a boost, which helped many tech-focused hedge funds. (See performance profile, left.) Todd Deutsch's Galleon Explorers Offshore Fund Ltd. gained 3.78% in May, and is up 4.59% year to date. Spinner's Global Technology Fund Ltd. returned 3.50% in May but is still down 5.17% for the year. The Okumus Technology Value

Partners LP fund gained 5.83% in May, bringing its year-to-date return to 4.97%. Cantillon's Technology Fund, managed by Ben Guest, was down 0.81% in May but is up 8.77% for the year to date. The Chilton New Era International (BVI)