Hedge Funds


What are Hedge Funds?

The hedge funds are private investment funds that are managed by a single director and invest in a wide range of markets using a wide range of instruments. Hedge funds are often open and allow any investor to participate if he can meet the minimum entrance amount. Some other funds are closed to investors. Hedge funds can benefit from both bull and bear market using derivatives. In 2012 the size of the global hedge fund industry was estimated at 2.13 trillion US dollars. » Hedge Funds at Trading Center

 The Largest Hedge Funds in the World

These are the Largest Hedge Funds in the world. 

RankHedge Fund & LinkOfficesAUM (Oct. 31 2011)
1 Bridgewater Associates USA, Westport, CT $78 BILLION
2 Man Group UK, London $65 BILLION
3 JPMorgan Asset Management USA, New York $47 BILLION
4 Brevan Howard Asset Management UK, London $37 BILLION
5 Och-Ziff Capital Management Group USA, New York $29 BILLION
6 Paulson & Co. USA, New York $28 BILLION
7 BlackRock Advisors USA, New York $28 BILLION
8 Winton Capital Management UK, London $28 BILLION
9 Highbridge Capital Management USA, New York $26 BILLION
10 BlueCrest Capital Management UK, London $25 BILLION
11 Baupost Group USA, Boston $23 BILLION
12 Cerberus Capital Management USA, New York $23 BILLION
13 D.E. Shaw & Co. USA, New York $23 BILLION
14 Angelo Gordon Co. USA, New York $22 BILLION
15 AQR Capital Management USA, Greenwich, CT $20 BILLION
16 Farallon Capital Management USA, San Francisco $20 BILLION
17 Goldman Sachs Assets Management USA, New York $19 BILLION
18 Elliott Management USA, New York $19 BILLION
19 King Street Capital Management USA, New York $18 BILLION
20 Canyon Partners USA, Los Angeles $18 BILLION


Hedge Fund Categories

These are the main categories of hedge funds:

1) Aggressive Growth

2) Distressed Securities

3) Emerging Markets

4) Fund of Funds (Maybe the best category)

5) Income Funds

6) Macro Funds

7) Opportunistic Funds

8) Value Funds

Trading Forex

 Forex Trading

1.1 Forex Trading for Beginners

The Foreign Exchange Market or Forex is a huge financial market with daily market volumes of $3-4 trillion.

Forex Market History 

The Forex Market began during the 1970s as the world's major countries gradually switched from fixed currency rates (Bretton Woods) to floating exchange rates.

Who Participate 

Many different types of investors are operating within the Forex Market: 1) Central and Commercial Banks 2) Trade Companies 3) Forex Brokers 4) Institutional and Retail Investors.

Central Banks: US Federal Reserve | European Central Bank | Bank of England | Bank of Japan | Swiss National Bank

► Forex Trading for Beginners

1.2 Forex Currency Trading Basics

Which Currencies are traded within Forex

Hundreds of different currencies are traded within Forex, and they are all traded using pairs. Currency pairs are categorized in majors, minors and exotic pairs. The most traded Forex currency pairs that generate about 85% of the total volume are the following:

  • EUR / USD – Euro / US Dollar
  • GBP / USD – British Pound / US Dollar
  • USD / JPY – US Dollar / Japanese Yen
  • USD / CAD – US Dollar / Canadian Dollar
  • AUD / USD – Australian Dollar / US Dollar
  • USD / CHF – US Dollar / Swiss Franc

The majority of the volume in Forex trading is generated by 18 currency pairs.

» FAQ for Forex Beginners at OnlineForex.biz | » Forex News at XE.com

► Forex Currency Trading

1.3 Capital Investor Forex Terminology

In this section you may find the meaning of some of the most important Forex terms:


  • What is Bid / Ask Spread
  • What is the Forex Spread
  • What is Pip
  • What is Trading Leverage (Margin)
  • What is Forex Lot

» ECN Forex Trading and ECN Forex Brokers


► Capital Investor Forex Terminology


1.4. Capital Investor’s Forex Trading Tips

In this section you may find some important tips when trading Forex. The most important of all is to control yourself and discipline your greed. Investors who are seeking to become rich in just one month usually loose or there funds in some weeks. Learning, Strategy and Discipline from the other hand can make you rich in a matter of decades.

► Capital Investor’s Forex Trading Tips


1.5 Forex Reviews & Rating Brokers Formula

The introduction of the Rating Brokers Formula is a TradingCenter.org innovation and serves an important mission: To provide a 100% objective rating framework in order to evaluate world’s financial brokers. Until today, brokers were rated only by individual users, the problem was that most ratings in the trading industry are fake.

Rating Formula History:

The first two versions of the Rating Formula were applied on Forex Brokers. The version 3.0 and 3.5 was applied on Binary Option Brokers. Information here:

» Forex Broker Rating Formula –V.4.0, TradingCenter.org

» Binary Option Brokers Formula -V.3.5, BinaryValue.com

Forex Reviews & Rating Brokers Formula

1.6 Forex Trading Rebates 

Information about the Forex Rebates available for traders today.

Here are some of our Best Forex Rebates

» Dukascopy Bank Rebate at the parent TradingCenter.org

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1.7 Compare Forex Brokers


► Compare Forex Brokers

Forex Trading

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