The Best Way to “Disaster Hedge” Right Now (Part 1)

By Karim Rahemtulla This is a two-part series on hedging. Hedging is probably the second-most-important lesson in investing, with position sizing being the most important.
You hedge against the unknown and the “maybe” known. For example, this is a very important year in politics and health. How they both play out could have major consequences for the years ahead.
Is your portfolio ready for the volatility ahead? If not, there’s still time to prepare.
Hedges will lose most of the time. They’re insurance against the “big one,” just like your homeowners policy. Yet, when you lose money each year on your insurance policy, you consider it …read more