Originally Hedge Funds were used to “hedge” or reduce the risk of loss in equities markets. Over the years Hedge Funds have developed a more speculative approach.
Conduct internet research on Hedge Funds. Outline the basic requirements for investors to participate in a Hedge Fund. Compare and contrast Hedge Funds to investing in individual stocks and bonds. Judge the effect of hedge fund investing on the markets. In your conclusion determine whether these investments have become too speculative. Defend your position with critical application of research and reading material. Your report should be a minimum of 2 written pages. Use APA format.