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.
What does LS stand for?
LS stands for Long-Short (stock trading)
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- Locus Sigilli (Latin: Place of Seal)
- Lodge Secretary (Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America)
- Log Sheet
- Logistics Station
- Logistics Support
- Lok Sabha (Indian parliament)
- Long Shot
- Long Snapper (football)
- Long Spacer (NASA)
- Long Story
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Several types of investment vehicles deliver hedging strategies: Long-short funds: Out of some $33 billion invested in "alternative mutual funds," long-short funds have almost $28 billion.
Therefore, you'll see large variations among long-short funds.