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Top Ten: Global trend hedge funds from the Morningstar database.

Friday, April 09, 2010

Global Trend Hedge Funds

 

We had not featured Morningstar rankings but heard from some commodity trading advisors that they were ranked by Morningstar. So we decided to look into the matter.

 

The Morningstar class that covers managed futures is global trend hedge funds, defined as strategies that profit from momentum or price trends in currencies, interest rates, stocks and commodities. In the index system, trend and non-trend funds are the two components of the global index.

 

Below are the top global trend hedge funds by 12-month return through the end of February 2010. Some managers had two funds with similar returns in the Morningstar ranking. We’ve including only one fund per manager.

 

Name                                                              12-month return        Inception       

 

CKP Masters Aggressive Program                 240.19%                      1/11/2008

 

BTR Strategic Growth Fund                          220.66%                      2/2/2009

 

Acer Cube Acc                                               151.32%                      5/5/1993

 

AIS Gold Fund LP                                         135.72%                      12/31/2002

 

Gerbino Gold Group LLC                              123%                           6/3/1996

 

Bayou City Capital LP                                   116.42%                      1/3/2001

 

AIS MAAP Leveraged 3x - 6x Inc Net         101.7%                        7/1/1992

 

Ardsley Offshore Fund Ltd Class A              94.88%                        4/3/1989

 

Enter Maximal Inc                                          80.21%                        2/5/2007

 

Nisswa Fund Ltd.                                           72.12%                        6/3/2002



 
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