Hedge funds have recently increased their investment in aggressive, exchange-traded funds.

Typically, ETFs are low-cost, conservative investment vehicles, but leveraged ETFs prove to be riskier, providing twice the rise or fall of the tracked index. A rise in investment of aggressive ETFs is due, in part, to conservative lending patterns by banks.

Subscribe Now

Access to premium content including in-depth coverage of mutual funds, hedge funds, 401(K)s, 529 plans, and more.

3-Week Free Trial

Insight and analysis into the management, marketing, operations and technology of the asset management industry.