Investable indexes: November 2011 returns

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Dow Jones/Credit Suisse
The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished down 0.79% in November. There were outflows of approximately $4 billion. The industry finished the month with overall assets of $1.7 trillion. On a year-to-date basis to the end of November, six out of 10 strategies were in positive territory. Directional strategies experienced intra-month volatility related primarily to macroeconomic factors. The rally in the last week of November benefited broader markets more than ma