Market Neutral


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Market Neutral

In the context of hedge funds, a style of management that has long and short equity exposure with nearly exposure on average to fluctuations in the market. However, the on average qualification is important. The risk of the longs and the shorts could fluctuate through time leading to negative returns when the market falls sharply.

Market-Neutral Investing

An investment strategy in which one seeks to make the same return regardless of the performance of the broader market. There is no single way of executing a market neutral strategy, but it usually involves taking a combination of long positions and short positions. For example, one may take a long position on one index while also taking a short position on a similar but not identical index. Market neutral investing may also involve some form of arbitrage.
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Our market neutral strategy seeks to provide investors with the long-term capital appreciation they need to address their goals, but with less volatility than is typically found in the equity market.
Okay, perhaps you need to know more, such as that market neutral strategies have earned a bad rap through their association with hedge funds.
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