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Breaking Down the Jargon: Hedging



There’s quite a bit of jargon in the investing world. “Hedging” is a good example of a term often used and often misunderstood. It’s actually a pretty simple concept at its core: the goal of hedging is to reduce risk. You’re insuring yourself against the possibility of a detrimental…

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4 Ways to Evaluate the Performance of Alternatives

4 Ways to Evaluate the Performance of Alternatives



Alternatives are big—and getter bigger—among big-money institutional investors. However, despite the widely recognized diversification benefits of alternative investments, many individual investors have been reluctant to follow suit. I believe there are a few reasons behind investors’…

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