Thursday, October 16, 2008


How Does This Sell-Off Compare to the 2000-2002 Bear Market?

The topical study from the October 2008 issue of The Hedge Fund Flow Report. Gain insight into industry trends and hedge fund asset flows before you make your next important decision.

As the S&P 500 plunged deep into bear market territory in September, we compared hedge funds flow and performance during these past twelve months to that of the 2000-2002 bear market.

Hedge funds weathered the 2000-2002 bubble burst much better than the current market. In both cases hedge fund investors keep adding money to the industry.

Hedge funds outperformed the S&P 500 by 52% during the previous bear market, against 16.0% in the past thirteen months.

We believe there are three reasons why hedge funds have more trouble coping with this crisis . .

Accredited investors can read the entire article for free.

From the October 2008 issue of The Hedge Fund Flow Report. The Hedge Fund Flow Report combines the accuracy of the BarclayHedge database with the analytical insight of TrimTabs Investment Research. The report is generated by TrimTabs Investment Research using the most current data on thousands of hedge funds. An annual subscription includes 12 monthly updates as well as a spreadsheet containing historical flow aggregates by category.

To download a free sample of the entire TrimTabs Hedge Fund Flow Report, simply fill out this short request form.

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