The fate of many a hedge fund relies on what investors decide to do with their money on Nov. 15, when it is possible an overwhelming majority could ask for their money back by the end of the year, Dow Jones reports.

If there is a rush to the exits, that could send the Dow Jones Industrial Average and equities, as well as other markets—including credit, commodities, foreign exchange and foreign stock markets—spiraling even further downward.

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