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Investment Strategies of Hedge Funds

  • Ewelina Sokołowska

Abstract

Investment strategies, narrowly speaking, encompass and describe the behaviors and decisional assumptions of the entities investing on the market. An investment strategy is a set of rules and patterns of behavior, through which an investor intends to pursue his/her orders of buying and selling on a given market. Alternative investments are characterized by a very broad range of investment opportunities, while offering multiple risk and the return rate combinations, which generally are unavailable through application of traditional investment methods. Understanding the possibilities of shaping the risk profile and the return rate by the managers working under alternative strategies is one of key aspects of alternative investments.

Keywords

Return Rate Investment Strategy Hedge Fund Market Risk Future Contract 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ewelina Sokołowska
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  1. 1.Department of Corporate Finance Faculty of ManagementUniversity of GdanskSopotPoland

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