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Registered Hedge Funds - Chapter Summary
You'll find everything you need to study about registered hedge funds in these fun lessons. Our professional instructors take complex financial topics and break them down into understandable components. Registered hedge funds are defined and demystified throughout this chapter. By the end of the chapter, you will be able to:
- Describe the characteristics of registered hedge funds
- Understand the structure of hedge funds
- Explain the tax treatment of registered hedge funds
Within these simply-written lessons, you'll find the study tools you need to prepare yourself for your exam. Be sure to brush up on each of the terms and concepts that is highlighted throughout this chapter, and conclude each lesson by doing the self-check quiz.
1. Characteristics of Registered Hedge Funds
This lesson addresses the requirements that a hedge fund must meet in order to register with the SEC and identifies the characteristics of registered hedge funds.
2. Structure of Registered Hedge Funds
Hedge funds are structured to invest in other companies and investments not generally available on the market exchanges. They are unusually structured and investors in hedge funds have a different investment position than just buying stocks and bonds.
3. Tax Treatment of Registered Hedge Funds
This lesson discusses how income distributed to individual investors is taxed. It also explains the tax treatment of income distributed to managers and how to apply the capital gain tax rate.
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