3 Reasons You Shouldn't Invest Like a Hedge Fund

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Both AIG and Citigroup were in the headlines last week over the seeming flood of hedge fund managers reducing or exiting their positions with the companies. But as an individual investor, you should be thinking differently than the money managers.

In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Jessica Alling discusses the reasons your investing is different than a hedge fund's, what the hedge funds may be missing out on, and how you should think about investing as an individual.

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The article 3 Reasons You Shouldn't Invest Like a Hedge Fund originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Jessica Alling has no position in any stocks mentioned -- you can contact her here. The Motley Fool recommends American International Group. The Motley Fool owns shares of American International Group and Citigroup and has the following options: Long Jan 2014 $25 Calls on American International Group. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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