Hedge Funds

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The aim of hedge funds is to make money no matter whether the underlying markets go up or down. The managers of the fund are able to make money by being successful in going long or short on the price of a stock, commodity, index, fund or other financial market.

There are a number of key characteristics of hedge funds. In general a hedge fund is an alternative investment that is only accessible by qualified ‘high net worth’ investors or institutions. MORE…

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Hedge fund assets investing in emerging markets have surged above the $200 billion mark for the first time, according to a new report from Hedge Fund Research (HFR). Chicago-based HFR said the growth has been driven by hedge funds invested in Russia and Latin America. Total capital invested in Latin

For the first time, computer-based hedge funds have been included on a list of the 20 best performers of all time, showing that technology has changed the industry beyond all recognition. The new standing for such hedge funds also shows that the days of traditional human investing could be replaced

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Hedge Funds