The Truth About Hedge Funds and the Financial Crisis

Interesting factoids about hedge funds by Veronique de Rugy.

Myth 1: Hedge funds are highly leveraged.

Fact 1: The market exposure of most hedge funds is less than twice the percentage of assets under management.

Click. “Hedge” means to mitigate a risk such as “hedging your bets”. It does not mean investments are leveraged.

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