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hedge fund’s primary responsibility

There are equivalencies that can be drawn between the physician’s Hippocratic Oath to patients, and the hedge fund’s primary responsibility to its clientele.

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hedge fund manager

If you happen to work in investment banking and don’t put in at least 90 hours a week, you’re not even in the game. Bankers understand this, and often become so entrenched in the long-hours culture that they find it difficult to escape into another venture. At hedge funds, meanwhile, the ‘reasonable’ working week is around 70 hours.

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It is important to understand the differences between the various hedge fund strategies because all hedge funds are not the same -- investment returns, volatility, and risk vary enormously among the different hedge fund strategies.

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A hedge fund is simply a term used to describe an investment partnership set up by a money manager. It can take the legal form of a limited liability company or a limited partnership so that if the company goes bankrupt, the creditors can't go after the investors for more money than they've put into the hedge fund.

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