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Common Misconceptions About The Risk Associated With Hedge Funds

One of the top reasons that investors and financial advisors don’t invest in hedge funds is that they think they are too risky. As with any investment, there is a certain amount of risk associated with hedge funds and yes, the risk is greater than that of t-bills or government bonds. However, one could argue that the investment strategies of […]

Hedge Fund Managers Among World’s Richest

The coveted list is here! Forbes magazine has named the World’s Richest, with 1,125 billionaires making the list… the most ever. Warren Buffet took the title of World’s Richest Man, with a fortune of $62 billion. Bill Gates was dethroned for the first time in 13 years, with assets equaling $58 billion.Not surprisingly, hedge fund gurus are intertwined throughout the […]

How Much Money is Invested in Hedge Funds?

Hedge Funds closed 2007 with over $2.7 Trillion in total assets under management. In 2007 alone hedge fund assets have risen $500B. $50B of that $337B came from emerging market hedge funds growth with most of those assets being allocated to Chinese and Brazilian hedge fund managers. These types of statistics are important to keep in mind, for if in […]