Hedges onHedge Funds
It's all about hedge funds—what they are, why they are so successful, and how you can become a hedge fund investor for as little as $25,000
Hedge funds are among today's most controversial investment vehicles. They are also among the most successful, significantly outperforming the S&P 500 since 1989 on both an average-return and risk-adjusted basis.
And hedge funds aren't just for the super-wealthy anymore. Hedges on Hedge Funds takes an inside look at hedge funds, helping investors of virtually every size understand:
- How a hedge fund works, including what a hedge fund is and what it is not
- The three categories of hedge funds, and how to use them to actually reduce portfolio risk
- Funds of hedge funds, which make theselucrative vehicles available to more investors than ever before
Investors in today's tumultuous markets can't afford to overlook any possibilities, especially those with proven track records of success. Hedges on Hedge Funds removes the veil of secrecy from hedge funds, revealing how and why they consistently outperform markets—and how to make them a valuable component of your investment portfolio.
About the Author
James R. Hedges IV is the founder, President, and CIO of LJH Global Investments, which has offices in Florida, New York, and London. LJH is an investment advisory firm that helps clients select and invest in hedge funds. James is recognized as a pioneer in the hedge fund industry for his efforts to monitor and review funds and fund managers for performance and transparency. His efforts to advocate for investors have made LJH a watchdog for the industry—so much so that the SEC asked him to participate in their Hedge Fund Roundtable in May of 2003. James is often quoted in such publications as Forbes, Institutional Investor, Barron's, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He appears regularly on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Wall $treet Week.