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What does LS stand for?

LS stands for Long-Short (stock trading)


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However, the diversification benefits of long-only investing are unequivocally reduced in times of financial stress (correlations with equities and bonds rise), while long-short commodity portfolios are found to provide a partial hedge against extreme risks in equity markets (correlations fall when the volatility of equities rises) and to better withstand turbulence in fixed income markets.
Over that period, says Morningstar, bear market and long-short mutual funds, designed to profit if stocks fall, got a record $10 billion from retail investors.
Baggini was the lead portfolio manager of the Aberdeen Equity Long-Short Fund, which won the Lipper Fund Award for the best long/short stock fund among 28 competing funds for the five-year period ended December 31, 2009.