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Hedged ETFs: Set it and forget it? Forget it

Posted on 03 March 2014

Simpler is often better for individual investors, so the new and fast-growing hedged exchange-traded fund raises a question: Is packaging institutional-style trades into ETFs and offering them at low cost to the masses democratic or dangerous?
These products let investors bet on an asset — Japanese stocks, for example — while getting rid of a risk in the trade that they don’t want, like exposure to the yen. After starting in equities, hedged ETFs have infiltrated every asset class and grown 1,000 percent to $15 billion since the start of 2013. And to answer the question, making these trades available to retail investors is democratic. And dangerous………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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