Hedge Funds: What's the Real Story?

French, Kristen
August 2004
Investment Management Weekly;8/23/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 33, p4
Discusses the riskiness of hedge funds in the U.S. Opposition of Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and the hedge funds industry to the Securities and Exchange Commission proposal to register hedge funds as investment advisers; Opinion of Gifford Lehman of Gifford Lehman Advisory Services on the risks associated with hedge funds; Number of hedge funds that have never topped leverage of two times capital, according to a study conducted by the Hennessee Hedge Fund Advisory Group.


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