Hedge Funds

Like mutual funds, hedge funds pool money from investors looking to gain positive returns from securities. Hedge funds, however, are not regulated as heavily, allowing more freedom to pursue securities with higher risk of investment loss. Hedge funds are only limited to wealthier investors to afford high fees and could take a loss from hedge …

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Risks of Global and International Funds

In today's post I'll be continuing to talk about Global and International Funds. In this 3rd part of these posts I'll be talking about the risk of these funds. These funds can be risky due to the fact of economic stability. With stocks in multiple countries you're more susceptible to economic crashes. Sometimes different countries …

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Advantages of Global and International Funds

In the last post I gave a brief summary of what a Global/International stock fund is. It's important to understand the advantages and risks with these funds, in this post I'll tell you the advantages of these funds. These funds are a great way to add diversification to your investment portfolio. These funds usually own …

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International and Global Stock Funds

What are International and Global Stock Funds? Like all mutual funds, an international and global stock fund could potentially invest in a large number securities, giving a cost-efficient way to own shares in many companies. The difference with an International stock fund is that instead of focusing on U.S. companies the stock fund focuses on …

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