http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/14/goldmansachs-assetmanagement-idUSS1E78D28Q20110914 The Global Alpha Fund is down 12 percent this year, according to sources familiar with the matter. As a quantitative hedge fund, Global Alpha hops in and out of positions quickly and uses arbitrage strategies to heighten gains. The fund gained prominence in the boom years leading up to the financial crisis and was seen as a proxy for Goldman's market savvy, but has been riddled with losses and redemption requests since then. --- he will enjoy luxurious retirement, his kids and grandkids thanks to goofy investors who believe in GS brand like in almighty God. Congratulations!