Hedge funds

The Carry Trade: Get With It Or Get Run Over By It

There has been a lot in the press over the past few years about the “carry trade” and most traders and investors don’t give it much thought. “That’s some weird thing the hedge funds are doing,” they think.  “It doesn’t apply to me.”  And that is where traders are wrong. Dead wrong. This is why most asset classes are selling ...

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Are Hedge Funds Chasing or Shunning Risk?

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To say that the markets have been volatile as of late is an understatement. There are news triggers popping up every day about the potential default of the United States government, which isn’t inspiring confidence, to say the least. Congress can’t agree on whether to raise the debt ceiling, which is another disaster in the making. If they don’t, it ...

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