Hedge Funds, Due Diligence, Before You Invest

How to Look Under a Hedge Fund's Hood - WSJ.com: "Now that hedge funds are allowed to advertise their wares in the marketplace, it will be important for investors to understand this sophisticated asset. If you meet the income or asset minimums required to invest, hedge funds can be a good way to diversify your portfolio and achieve impressive risk-adjusted rates of return. But hedge funds may require high minimum investments and can lock up your money for months. Because of the funds' private nature, there is also increased potential of fraud. Before giving the green light to your financial adviser or handing your money directly to a hedge-fund manager, here are seven key questions to ask . . . ." (read more at link above)

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