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n Without Prejudice - All about hedging your bets : money

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Abstract

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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2009-11-01
2016-12-08
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