Warren Buffet bets that an Index tracker funds can beat hedge funds

In 2008 Warren Buffet bet $1m that his investment in low cost tracker funds can outperform a group of hedge funds over a 10 year period. He invested his $1m in an S&P 500 index tracker fund, the main US stock market index. The hedge funds were picked by Protege Partners, a New York money […]

Definition of a hedge fund

What is a hedge fund? A Hedge Fund is a generic name for a pool of funds invested in a particular approach in a number of financial products and markets with the only aim of making an absolute return. Hedge Funds were originally investments that had a great deal of risks hedged, so theoretically, these […]