What degree do you need to become a hedge fund manager?


#1

In am interested in setting up a hedge fund in the future…

what degree is best for getting into the industry?

Cheers

KK


#2

There are definitely no hard and fast rules for getting into the hedge fund industry…

I think you would need to study either finance, accounting, economics and business law to have a basic grasp of everything…

You can improve your knowledge through…

Investment newsletters: both physical and digital, allow you to keep up with the most recent events in the financial world

Digital resources: there are plenty of blogs which track the financial industry and would have something to offer to a young learner…

Mentors: draw on mentors to allow you learn about different aspects of investing and finance…

There are three basic strategies for hedge funds…

Three Circles Strategy: This strategy forces managers to only consider decisions and business plans that fall within "three circles@ - either ideas that they are passionate about, ideas that take advantage of their professional experience and ideas that could be highly profitable…

Global macro: the hedge fund makes a play on the economic climate and decides which ways its going…

Event drive strategy: the most common. Hedge funds bet on the decrease and increase of stock prices…


#3

Happy investing good sir - good luck!