n Without Prejudice - All about hedging your bets : money
|Article Title||All about hedging your bets : money|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Nov 2009|
Ever wondered why "hedge funds" are called hedge funds? In 1949 Alfred Winslow Jones (an Australian) established what is regarded as the first hedge fund by effectively combining two investment tools - short selling and leverage - to protect his portfolio of securities in a falling market.
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