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Hedge funds demystified

Author: Scott P Frush
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hedge Funds Demystified discusses the opportunities and risks of investing in these largely unregulated funds and explains how they are different from mutual funds. You'll find methods for evaluating hedge funds along with strategies for low, moderate, and high-risk investing. Investor protections and rights are also covered and useful charts and graphs clarify the information presented in the book" -- publisher  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott P Frush
ISBN: 9780071496001 0071496009
OCLC Number: 226066671
Notes: Includes index.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Getting started in hedge funds : understanding the basics --
History of hedge funds : in search of alpha and the performance edge --
Attractions and merits : making the case for hedge funds --
All about the risks : hedge fund hazards, hurdles, and hassles --
Colossal collapses and crashes : hedge funds gone wild --
Revealing the key players : the who's who of hedge funds --
Risk, return, and market dynamics : framework for hedge fund investing --
Tools of the trade : techniques and tactics of hedge fund managers --
Event-driven hedge funds : funds that pursue opportunistic situations --
Tactical hedge funds : funds that seek trends and make directional bets --
Relative-value hedge funds : funds that exploit small yet certain profits --
Hybrid hedge funds : funds that blend, mix, and match strategies --
Inside optimal portfolios : lessons and strategies for peak performance investing --
Evaluating hedge funds : sourcing, screening, and due diligence considerations --
Selecting a hedge fund : how to find and pick the right manager --
Hedge fund benchmarking : monitoring and measuring progress and performance --
Leading misconceptions and fallacies : separating hedge fund fact from fiction --
Key attributes of hedge funds : highlighting the top 10 defining characteristics --
hedge fund alternatives : mutual funds and exchanged traded funds that hedge --
Future of hedge funds : outlook, perspectives, and developing trends.
Responsibility: Scott Frush.
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