Due to some technical glitches over the past few weeks, as well as the holidays, we’re a little behind on performance charts. So for the next few days we’ll be running charts for two strategies per day, until we catch up. Here we take a look at December 2012 absolute performance for the top 5 dedicated short bias funds in two categories - all funds and U.S.-only funds - as tracked by Lipper’s hedge fund database. To see more analysis, including assets under management and domicile information for the top 10 funds in each category, click here for all funds and here for U.S.-only funds. To be truly connected to all the Lipper analytics available on HedgeWorld, become a HedgeWorld Premium Plus member. To find out more about how to do that, visit hedgeworld.com/membership/.