Markets

Should you implement hedging into your investment strategy?

The stock market fluctuates. There is no getting around this. This unavoidable fluctuation brings with it a certain level of inevitable stress for investors. Of course, a solid long-term strategy means that the everyday fluctuations of the market shouldn’t have too much of an impact on the sound investor who […]
Should you implement hedging into your investment strategy?
Markets

An investment chief who crushed the market during the coronavirus crash says Trump’s positive test has him even more cautious on stocks — and shares his strategy for hedging

James McDonald, Hercules Investments founder and CEO, said President Trump’s positive COVID-19 test could “completely change the direction of the campaign,” and has added to his already cautious outlook on the stock market. The investor whose trading strategy led him to profit from the market’s volatility in March said he […]
An investment chief who crushed the market during the coronavirus crash says Trump’s positive test has him even more cautious on stocks — and shares his strategy for hedging
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An investor whose fund returned 4,144% in the 1st quarter explains why his successful strategy is too dangerous for the average trader — and calls continued Fed stimulus ‘very, very destructive’

Mark Spitznagel, Universa Investments chief, told CNBC on Monday that tail-risk hedging, the fund’s risk-mitigation strategy that returned 4,144% in the first quarter, is generally “costly and a bad strategy.” Spitznagel cautioned at-home investors against using tail-risk hedging. Instead, they need to be “realistic about risk-mitigation strategy,” he said. He […]
An investor whose fund returned 4,144% in the 1st quarter explains why his successful strategy is too dangerous for the average trader — and calls continued Fed stimulus ‘very, very destructive’
Markets

Hedging is about to make a comeback on global crude oil markets

Global airlines and shipping companies are expected to flock back into oil hedging in a low but rising crude oil pricing environment, Citigroup says. Oil consumers are returning to hedging as spot oil prices have rallied and futures curves have flattened out, pointing to further strength ahead, Citi analysts said […]
Hedging is about to make a comeback on global crude oil markets