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What is a Hedge Fund
The simple answer to what is a Hedge Fund is that it is private equity funds which provide a hedge against market conditions. The Hedge Fund is not simple in practice. On a global basis there is over a trillion dollars of private investment capital that can literally invest in any commodity, currency indeses and stocks and bonds. Unlike traditional investing the Hedge Fund may go long or short the market. It is private equity and therefore the gains on transactions for fund owners is taxed differently that normal capital gains taxes.
Benefits Of Virtual Stock Market Trading
The old images of stock markets used to be large cavernous stock exchange floors where brokers excitedly carry on with their business of buying and selling stocks.
Name-Calling At The Stock Market
After so many years, most groups (businesses, professions, affiliations, etc.) usually tend to develop their own character – in their specializations, language (names and terms of things in their group) and in many other aspects. The stock market is no exception because it, too, has its own distinctive jargon and names.