- a mutual fund organized as a limited partnership and using high-risk, speculative methods to obtain large profits.
Origin of hedge fund
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Examples from the Web for hedge fund
All the money from cuts to public education can go toward more tax breaks for hedge-fund types.
Third, the destruction: These hedge-fund managers want to eliminate all limits and oversight of charter schools.
As The Economist noted, over the last several years, the hedge-fund industry at large has underperformed the S&P 500 index.Bridgewater May Be the Hottest Hedge Fund for Harvard Grads, but It’s Also the Weirdest
March 7, 2013
“It has a cash problem,” hedge-fund manager David Einhorn told CNBC on Thursday, speaking of Apple.Apple Has $137 Billion in Cash, Shareholders Aren’t Pleased
February 8, 2013
At a dinner with journalists, hedge-fund manager George Soros spoke of an “incipient war in currencies.”Political Tensions Takes Center Stage at World Economic Forum
January 27, 2013
- a largely unregulated speculative fund which offers substantial returns for high-risk investments
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