Investing in the performance of an individual company is a practice that stretches back for centuries, but it is only relatively recently that it has become a widespread profession in itself.
There is now a growing number of financial tools available to the discerning investor with variable costs and risks attached.
Three of the methods of gaining exposure to a company's fortunes more commonly used by hedge funds are shares, contracts for difference (CFDs) and spread trading.
The most tradition
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