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Top 10 Hedge Fund Myths

There are a lot of aspects about the hedge fund industry that would be hard or nearly impossible to learn by reading mainstream media sources on the subject. To help answer the question about who hedge fund managers are here is a list of what is not true.

Top 10 Hedge Fund Myths

  1. Most hedge fund managers are billionaires4-ferrari-p-4-5.jpg
  2. Hedge Funds are risky investment vehicles
  3. The hedge fund industry in general is struggling and investors are most investors are taking their money out of these types of investments
  4. The United States has the same access to hedge funds as other developed countries
  5. Hedge Funds aren’t performing as well as mutual funds or stock market indicies
  6. It is very hard to get any job within the hedge fund industry
  7. Hedge fund managers generally drive Ferrari’s and live in extreme excess
  8. It is hard to learn anything about what hedge funds do or even what strategies they use
  9. Hedge funds blow up all the time
  10. Most hedge funds manage billions of dollars of capital

Richard Wilson is a hedge fund consultant, founder of the Hedge Fund Group (HFG) and runs the Hedge Fund Consultants Blog.

About Richard C. Wilson

Richard Wilson is a hedge fund consultant, founder of the Hedge Fund Group (HFG) and runs the Hedge Fund Consultant Blog.
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