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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.
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 20 months ago 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 20 months ago 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 23 months ago 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
This book is more on investing in stocks/bonds/futures/... and not on hedge funds at all. There is a whole lot of material on risk/reward-ratio's, small/large caps, taxes, trading... Read morePublished on June 11, 2011 by Straddle1985
The author did a very good job of covering a very broad and complex topic. His primer on hedge funds is well organized and informative. Read morePublished on February 4, 2011 by Texas Engineer