Hedge funds are tools used by public and private pensions, colleges and others to help diversify their investments, manage risk and deliver reliable returns over time. This website is designed to answer the most common questions and provide greater understanding about the industry. Start learning today.

Hedge Fund Strategy: Short Selling

Short selling is an important strategy used by investors, including fiduciaries managing others’ assets. Market participants engage in short selling for different reasons, including to manage risk, hedge portfolios, and reflect a view that the current market price of a
security is above its fair value.