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Hedge fund alpha : a framework for generating and understanding investment performance

Author: John M Longo
Publisher: Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2009.
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Hedge funds are perhaps the hottest topic in finance today, but little material of substance to date has been written on the topic. Most books focus on how to set up a hedge fund and the basic strategies, while few to none focus on what matters most: generating and understanding investment performance. This book takes an exclusive look at the latter, including an analysis of the areas that are most likely to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hedge fund alpha.
Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2009
(DLC) 2009009969
(OCoLC)316099033
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Longo
ISBN: 9789812834669 9812834664 1282441485 9781282441484
OCLC Number: 551205635
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 317 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. I. Generating performance. 1. Introduction / John M. Longo. 2. Hedge fund research vs. traditional research / John M. Longo. 3. Achieving hedge fund alpha in Brazil / Jorge Barreiro and John M. Longo. 4. Achieving hedge fund alpha in Russia / Irina Samoylova and John M. Longo. 5. Achieving hedge fund alpha in India / Ali Jaffery and John M. Longo. 6. Achieving hedge fund alpha in China / John M. Longo, Wei-Kang Shih and Ben Sopranzetti. 7. Using derivatives to create alpha / Sanjeev Khullar. 8. Best execution of hedge fund strategies / Saad Rathore. 9. Growth of the hedge fund management company : evolving from a single strategy hedge fund to a multistrategy hedge fund or multiple funds / John M. Longo. 10. Fund of hedge funds / Jeffrey Glattfelder, John Longo and Stephen Spence --
pt. II. Understanding performance. 11. The psychology of hedge fund managers / John M. Longo. 12. Risk management for hedge funds / Saad Rathore. 13. Hedge fund due diligence / Erman Civelek. 14. From birth to death : the lifecycle of a hedge fund investment strategy / John M. Longo and Yaxuan Qi. 15. The future of hedge funds : seven emerging trends / Mitchell D. Eichen and John M. Longo.
Responsibility: editor, John M. Longo.

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