Investing 101

All you need to know about Hedge Funds

Hedge funds are alternative investment vehicles that explicitly pursue absolute returns on their underlying investments. The term "hedge fund" has come to incorporate any absolute return fund investing within the financial markets (stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, derivatives, etc) and/or applying non-traditional portfolio management techniques including, but not restricted to, short selling, leveraging, arbitrage, swaps, etc. Initially devised in the US in 1949, hedge funds really took off in the late
Investing 101

What is Hedge Trading

Hedging is actually an insurance for trader’s profit/losses against adverse market conditions. Technically, hedge trading can be defined as a process to eliminate the risk of erratic price fluctuations in the market. Various hedging techniques can protect your stock against various types of risks. It protects your capital against fluctuation in prices due to change in demand and availability of various basic commodities such as metal, agricultural commodities, etc. It