Hedge Funds

Commodities expert to set up resources fund

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Commodities expert Roland Jansen, author of the book "Profits from Natural Resources," is planning to launch a natural resource hedge fund that will use as its benchmark a commodities index he established in 1998.

 Roland Jansen

The newly formed Juno Mother Earth Asset Manage-ment of New York will launch its first fund this month with $25 million in assets. The new fund will take advantage of the scarcity of fossil fuels and the growing demand for alternative and renewable energy and related technologies. The firm is seeking to raise as much as $100 million in its