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August 24, 2009

Hedge fund stories and blogs from the past 24 hours from Reuters and elsewhere:

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T. Boone Pickens’ Hedge Fund Concentrates on Energy – Seeking Alpha

FSA strides into EU hedge fund spat with study – Reuters

Computer driven funds attract investors – Financial News

The fallacies of institutional investors – Stirring the Pot

Dutch scheme turns to hedge funds – FT

Comments

Financial experts have traditionally held that equities belong in a portfolio because, despite involving greater risk than cash or bonds, when held over the long term they offer higher return potential. However, that conventional wisdom has come under fire since the double whammy of the dot-com crash and the credit crunch. If you’re wondering whether it’s time to revisit the amount you’ve allocated to stocks, understanding both sides of the argument can help you make a more informed decision.

 

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