Even with the recent upheaval and turmoil on Wall Street, it's still currently estimated that the hedge
fund industry exceeds one trillion dollars in assets, and continues to expand. Hedge funds are all over
the news, as their managers become multi-millionaires and seemingly come up with new, increasingly
ostentatious ways to spend their massive fortunes. And until now, the average investor has been kept
out of this world, being led to believe that one needs a MBA from a top university and millions of dollars
to invest (Hachette, 2009).
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