Hedging

  1. International Bonds are Worth Another Look

    We explain how a global bond portfolio can offer more than a U.S.-only portfolio ...
  2. Event-Driven Equity – Hedge Fund Crowding Overshadows

    Learn why selling pressure from several large hedge funds has led to meaningful underperformance ...
  3. Commodities Relative Value

    In this special report, we take a close look at the hedge fund segment, considering ...
  4. Is the Market for Bitcoin Efficient?

    Bitcoin has grown exponentially since its debut in 2009. After several years of wild ...
  5. 8 1x Inverse ETFs to Hedge the Market (SH,EUM,RWM)

    These 1x inverse ETFs can provide a simpler way to hedge the markets than options ...
  6. Bengal Energy Relies on Hedging Amid Volatile ...

    Learn about Bengal's business, its energy price exposures and how its hedging program ...
  1. 8 1x Inverse ETFs to Hedge the Market (SH,EUM,RWM)

    These 1x inverse ETFs can provide a simpler way to hedge the markets than options ...
  2. Emerging Market Fund Headed Into Steep Resistance ...

    iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF is likely to test the underside of a four-year ...
  3. Bengal Energy Relies on Hedging Amid Volatile ...

    Learn about Bengal's business, its energy price exposures and how its hedging program ...
  4. Are Icahn and Paulson enough to save AIG?

    After a difficult quarter for AIG, John Paulson and Carl Icahn are taking action ...
  5. The 6 Best Alternative Strategies in a Rising ...

    Discover six of the best alternative investments that can either help you hedge against ...
  6. Buffett's Bet with the Hedge Funds: Year Eight ...

    In 2008, Warren Buffett placed a million-dollar bet that an S&P 500 index fund would ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  1. What's the difference between a mutual fund and a hedge fund?

    These two types of investment products have their similarities and differences.
  2. What is a derivative?

    A derivative is a contract between two or more parties whose value is based on an agreed-upon underlying financial asset, ...
  3. Why do companies enter into futures contracts?

    Learn how companies use futures contracts for the purposes of hedging their exposure to price fluctuations as well as for ...
  4. How can I hedge my portfolio to protect from a decline in the food and beverage sector?

    Learn why countercyclical investments, such as precious metals, serve as the best hedge against exposure to the food and ...
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