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May 07 2015

100% Short Portfolio: AdvantHedge

  • May 7, 2015

AdvantHedge trails S&P 500 inverse YTD; largest sector weights are Info Tech, Industrials, Energy

Jan 08 2015

100% Short Portfolios

  • Jan 8, 2015

Info Tech and Consumer Discretionary are largest sector weights in domestic portfolio.

Dec 05 2014

100% Short Portfolios

  • Dec 5, 2014

Our AdvantHedge gross composite lost 0.8% in November, outpacing the inverse performance of the S&P 500 (+2.7%) and the NASDAQ (+3.7%), but not the volatile Russell 2000 (+0.1%).

Oct 07 2014

100% Short Portfolios

  • Oct 7, 2014

Consumer Discretionary is heaviest weight in domestic and Global AdvantHedge.

Sep 08 2014

100% Short Portfolios: Both Domestic And Global AdvantHedge Outpaced Benchmarks For Month & YTD

  • Sep 8, 2014

Info Tech is largest sector weight in domestic AdvantHedge; Consumer Discretionary is heaviest weight in Global AdvantHedge.

Jul 07 2014

100% Short Portfolios: Both Domestic And Global AdvantHedge Trailed In June And Lag YTD

  • Jul 7, 2014

Info Tech is largest sector weight in domestic AdvantHedge; Consumer Discretionary is heaviest sector weight in Global AdvantHedge.

Jun 05 2014

100% Short Portfolios: Domestic Version, AdvantHedge, Beat Benchmark In May

  • Jun 5, 2014

YTD Performance: AdvantHedge -4.4%; Global AdvantHedge -3.9% 

May 07 2014

100% Short Portfolios Beat Benchmarks

  • May 7, 2014

Global AdvantHedge up 1.67% in April; AdvantHedge -0.01%

Apr 08 2014

Short Portfolios: Both Portfolios Lag Benchmarks

  • Apr 8, 2014

Both of our short strategies have failed to keep pace with the inverse of their respective benchmarks so far this year.

Mar 07 2014

Short Portfolios: Both Portfolios Up For The Month But Lag Benchmarks

  • Mar 7, 2014

Both of our short strategies failed to keep pace with the inverse of their respective benchmarks this month.

Feb 06 2014

Short Portfolios: Both Portfolios Up For The Month But Lag Benchmarks

  • Feb 6, 2014

Considering the market’s weakness in January, we are a little disappointed with the performance of our short portfolios.

Jan 08 2014

Short Portfolios: Both Portfolios Outperform Benchmarks

  • Jan 8, 2014

Considering the market’s strength, we are pleased with the performance of our short portfolios.

Dec 06 2013

Short Portfolios: Both Portfolios Outperform Benchmarks

  • Dec 6, 2013

Considering the market’s strength, we are pleased with the performance of our short portfolios.

Nov 07 2013

Short Portfolios: AdvantHedge Sees Strong Performance

  • Nov 7, 2013

Considering the market’s strength, we are pleased with the performance of our short portfolios.

Oct 08 2013

The Short Side - Hangs On In September

  • Oct 8, 2013

Our AdvantHedge composite lost 2.6% in September, outperforming the inverse performance of the S&P 500 (+3.0%), the Russell 2000 (+6.4%), and the NASDAQ (+5.1%).

Sep 10 2013

The Short Side - AdvantHedge Lags YTD

  • Sep 10, 2013

Our AdvantHedge composite gained 0.8% in August, lagging the inverse performance of the S&P 500 (-2.9%) and the Russell 2000 (-3.2%) while matching that of the NASDAQ (-0.8%).

Aug 06 2013

The Short Side—Still Ahead YTD

  • Aug 6, 2013

Our AdvantHedge Composite lost 5.9% in July, lagging the inverse performance of the S&P 500 (5.1%), but outpacing both the NASDAQ (6.6%) and the Russell 2000 (7.0%) as the market returned to “risk-on” mode.

Jul 12 2013

The Short Side - Slightly Ahead YTD

  • Jul 12, 2013

Info Tech remains the largest sector short position, while Energy is second.

Jun 06 2013

The Short Side — Slightly Ahead YTD

  • Jun 6, 2013

Info Tech remains the largest sector short position, while Energy is second.

May 06 2008

Short Selling: From Un-American To All-American

  • May 6, 2008

It doesn’t seem too long ago when short sellers were vilified for bringing down viable public companies, and the appropriate punishment for short selling was deemed to be a public caning.

Jan 04 2006

Did You Have The Right Mix In 2005?

  • Jan 4, 2006

2005 Performance Recap: Equities, Fixed Income, Large Vs. Small Caps, Weighted Vs. Unweighted S&P 500, Industrial Metals and AdvantHedge.

Apr 05 1997

AdvantHedge

  • Apr 5, 1997

Not a hedge fund, but a disciplined quantitative program that is always 100% short.

Nov 05 1994

View From the North Country

  • Nov 5, 1994

Economic growth and stock market performance don’t go hand in hand - the stock market looks ahead. Don’t be surprised by more wage irrflation. The AdvantHedge short selling program is updated and explained because readers have expressed a growing interest (maybe it’s the market).

May 05 1992

A New Risk Control Program: AdvantHedge

  • May 5, 1992

In 1988, Leuthold first presented his partners at Weeden and Company with the idea of a defensive short selling program designed for large pools of capital, employing only highly liquid large cap stocks selected on a highly disciplined quantitative basis.