Financial Post – The world of retail investing has become quite complicated. It seems as though Bay St. and Wall St.’s best and brightest are constantly dreaming up new ways to package people’s money into pools and invest the funds in various markets.
One investment vehicle that seems to confuse the average investor is hedge funds. At first glance, hedge funds appear to be quite similar to mutual funds but in reality they can be worlds apart. Here are some common myths and facts on hedge funds that you should understand before you consider investing in one.