The 5 Biotech-Pharma Stocks America's Biggest Hedge Funds Are Dropping

Published: Aug 22, 2017

Hedge funds make, hold and spend an enormous amount of money. According to Barron's, the largest 50 funds in America manage more in assets than the combined value of the entire British and German economies. As is increasingly common, this $6.1 trillion in assets is heavily weighted even within the top 50, with the largest funds holding vastly more assets than their smaller peers.

This sheer size is no mere academic curiosity. According to research by the RAND Corporation, hedge funds have a significant impact on the overall U.S. economy depending on investment strategy and appetite for risk.

Back to news