Why Should You Actively Invest in Hedge Funds?

Hedge funds have gotten off to a better start in 2019 as compared to last year. After three months of consecutive growth, the 2019 First Quarter year-to-date average gains are the industry’s best since the beginning of 2012. This news may lead you to want to know more about hedge funds and their role in an investment portfolio. We’ve answered some common questions about hedge funds below.

Getting to the Point of a Point

If you do a quick online search for “Dow rallies 500 points,” or “Dow drops 500 points,” it’s likely your results will be filled with news stories with similar titles. These types of headlines may make little sense to some investors, given that a “point” for the Dow and what it means to an individual’s portfolio may be unclear.