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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jack D Schwager
|Description:||xix, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||pt. 1: Markets, return, and risk. Expert advice ; The deficient market hypothesis ; The tyranny of past returns ; The mismeasurement of risk ; Why volatility is not just about risk, and the case of leveraged ETFs ; Track record pitfalls ; Sense and nonsense about pro forma statistics ; How to evaluate past performance ; Correlation : facts and fallacies --
pt. 2: Hedge funds as an investment. The origin of hedge funds ; Hedge funds 101 ; Fear of hedge funds : it's only human ; The paradox of hedge fund of funds underperformance ; The leverage fallacy ; Managed accounts : an investor-friendly alternative to funds ; Postscript to Part 2: Are hedge fund returns a mirage? --
pt. 3: Portfolio matters. Diversification : why 10 is not enough ; Diversification : when more is less ; Robin Hood investing ; Is high volatility always bad? ; Portfolio construction principles --
Epilogue: 32 investment observations.
|Responsibility:||Jack D. Schwager.|
'Everybody, and I mean everybody who has an investment portfolio will profit from reading this book...kudos to the author for offering the investing world an uncommonly worthwhile book.'