Volatility and risk are complex criteria by which to measure hedge fund performance

Balancing act

Tug of war

Pat Welton, Welton Investment Corporation
The ‘balance’ between performance and volatility/risk is inherent in our investment approach. For many styles of investment, this is a continuous challenge that relies on the personal discretion of individuals and most often after the investment has been made.

We invest differently. We employ deep systems to signal our edge opportunities and we define edge as the ratio of return potential to perceived risk.

To us, volatility and risk are an integral part of