Goldman’s Report Reveals Hedge Funds’ 50 Favorite Stocks

Luke Suddards

2 months ago4:38 mins

Goldman’s Report Reveals Hedge Funds’ 50 Favorite Stocks

As the name suggests, hedge funds are supposed to do one thing really well: hedging. That means they should be able to successfully take opposing long and short positions, designed to protect their positions and enhance their returns under any market conditions. So given today’s challenging investing environment, it feels like prime time to take a peek at Goldman Sachs’s latest deep dive into hedge fund activity. I’ve summarized what the big bank found out, so let’s get going.

1. Hedge Funds have done better on average than the S&P 500 this year.

Goldman’s hedge fund report analyzed 786 hedge funds with $2.3 trillion of stock investments between them – that’s $1.5 trillion long and $730 billion short. The average hedge fund has made a 1% return since the middle of the year, and i

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