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Unhedged Commodities Fall Short in Crises

Oct 11th, 2011 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Commodities, Alpha Strategies

Diversification – particularly of risk – is the “a” in alpha. At first sight, commodities earn an “a.” Certainly they have attracted attention from institutional and retail investors alike. Most of those are long-only portfolios – as in “l.” They are a “p” for poor, “h” as in hedge in “a” for adverse markets. Read More