How to Hedge in Investments?

Answer Hedging is when an investor makes another investment to offset a risk of a position they currently hold. A hedge is primarily used to reduce adverse market risk, which usually involves taking an of... Read More »

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How do I trim a hedge with electric hedge trimmers?

Trimmer OrientationStart with the trimmer parallel to the hedge, so the blades only remove the upper-most or side-most leaves and branches. This will keep the hedge squared off and allow you to pru... Read More »

The Role of Hedge Funds & Hedge Fund-Like Mutual Funds in a Portfolio?

The initial design of the hedge fund provided a hedging or insurance for the investment portfolio. Now hedge funds offer aggressively managed portfolios with fewer limitations on the investment cho... Read More »

What are IRA investments?

IRAs are individual retirement accounts that people can set up to help them save for retirement. To encourage retirement savings, the Internal Revenue Service offers special tax benefits on IRAs.M... Read More »

Are my investments safe?

On One Hand: No Investments GuaranteedAll investments carry risk. According to a 2005 article in USA Today, an investor can generally gauge the risk of an investment by the promised returns; invest... Read More »