Market Neutral Funds: Able to Lose Money in Any Market Condition — And Tank in Some

Remarkable the performance of GS’s GEO quant long-short fund losing 30% last week. That’s tough to do in a market neutral fund, so kudos to ‘em.

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  1. John K says:

    Paul, you are TOO GIDDY WITH GLEE over these daily fund implosions, and potential for mortgage wackiness.
    It’s apparent that you LIVE for this kind of chaos. :)

  2. i wonder if the quant models over at renaissance technologies are taking a beating – or if they managed to stay ahead of the game.

  3. Lee D says:

    @ John K, schadenfreude ist der schoenste freude!