Hedge Funds Politics & Regulation

New on the web: Hedge Funds 101


Managed Funds Association unveils an industry primer.

  Slide from the MFA's "Hedge Funds 101" at the new hedgefundfundamentals.com

Are you a congressional staff member wondering how much leverage hedge funds use? A confused journalist on deadline wondering how many funds exist? Or a public pension trustee wondering what a “relative value” strategy means? Well, help is now just a click away.

Well-heeled trade group Managed Funds Association launched hedgefundfundamentals.com Friday to create a one-stop web primer on the land of long and short. "Hedge funds are a vital part of the economy, but are often misunderstood. By