Hedge fund strategies differ significantly from fund to fund, and selecting the best fund for an investor is no easier than picking individual stocks. It is useful to categorize them into general themes, with Macro strategies and Equity strategies being the most important. These various strategies provide a useful alternative investment class to the basic bond and equity strategies, allowing investors to choose a risk profile that is appropriate for their overall portfolio.
Key learning objectives:
What is Relative Value trading?
What are Commodity Trading Advisors?
What is known as Event Driven Strategies?
What is a Credit Strategy?
What is a Niche Strategy?