Hedge funds are one of the fastest growing sectors in the investment. This is the definitive guide for investors seeking the inside track on high performance. It demystifies these funds and their managers. It explains the strategies and techniques that they deploy and shows investors how they can take advantage of these high performance investment vehicles. The book examines the history, structure, operation and impact of hedge funds and offers insights into the strategies of key players such as George Soros, with detailed case studies.