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Hedge Funds Haven't Been This Invested In Stocks Since 2006

Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Author: Matthew Boesler, Business Insider

One chart really jumped out of BofA Merrill Lynch's latest global fund manager survey.

According to BofA Chief Investment Strategist Michael Hartnett,"Hedge fund net exposure to equities jumped to its highest level since August 2006 (net 45%)."



Hartnett also says that "More broadly, the percentage of investors who saythey are taking higher-than-normal risk intheir portfolio is now highest since April 2011."

BofA investor risk appetite

These numbers have been rising steadily throughout 2012, as we noted in November.