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Everything You Need to Know About Hedge Funds--What They Are, How They Can Improve Your Portfolio
Hedge funds have long been viewed as shadowy, high-risk investments, suitable only for the super-wealthy. Today, increasing numbers of individuals and institutions have come to view hedge funds as a way to improve the overall performance of their portfolios, reduce the risk, or even do both.
All About Hedge Funds debunks the myths that surround this increasingly visible investment tool. This comprehensive-yet-easy-to-follow guidebook reviews the distinctive risks of hedge funds, then shows you how they fit into the universe of investment options and how they can be incorporated into a well-diversified portfolio. Regardless of your investment objectives and strategies, All About Hedge Funds is the essential book for determining if this potentially lucrative--and increasingly mainstream--vehicle is right for you.
Whether you are an experienced hedge fund investor or are just beginning to investigate hedge funds, All About Hedge Funds will give you detailed information on:
Robert Jaeger, Ph.D., is vice chairman and chief investment officer of leading hedge fund firm Evaluation Associates Capital Markets.
So, you want to manage/run/work at a hedge fund right? well this book wont help you with that at all. Read morePublished 3 months ago by trustory
The copyright date is 2003 which is 12 years old. The financial info is obsolete.Published 9 months ago by Moe Joe
Prerequisites to understanding the contents of this book would be a decent understanding of the Efficient Market Theory (EMT), pricing arbitrage, Markowitz's Modern Portfolio... Read morePublished on March 25, 2013 by Alan Chong
I bought this on the recommendation for Coursera's Computational Investing I and it's saved me a lot of time grasping the concepts of the class. Read morePublished on March 14, 2013 by Amazon Customer
This book provides an overview of the financial industry, focusing specifically on hedge funds. It covers a mix of topics, including what are the various instruments used (stocks,... Read morePublished on January 1, 2013 by M. Hyman
From my point of view, it is the best book to read to start your learning curve on the Hedge Fund world. Read morePublished on February 11, 2012 by Val