Alternative funds are available for investors seeking very specific risk exposures.
Commodity funds are funds which allow you to participate in commodity markets, such as precious metal, energy or cereal. True commodity funds hold the physical commodities that they invest. Most funds hold derivatives such as futures, options or swaps. Some of them can be in long and / or short position in certain extents.
Hedge funds are leveraged funds which may employ long and short position strategies as well as derivatives. It allows for specific risk exposure targeting while avoiding or hedging away unwanted risks.
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