During the recent bear market, long/short and market-neutral funds were pitched as alternative investments or absolute return havens that could provide positive returns with dampened volatility.

But with the S&P 500 Index returning more than 14.7% year-to-date through Sept. 30, will investors lose their appetite for these funds and revert to their old ways of chasing pure equity?

Subscribe Now

Access to premium content including in-depth coverage of mutual funds, hedge funds, 401(K)s, 529 plans, and more.

3-Week Free Trial

Insight and analysis into the management, marketing, operations and technology of the asset management industry.