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Finance and Investing
Capitalize on Today's Most Powerful Quantitative Methods to Construct and Manage a High-Performance Equity Portfolio!
Praise for Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management
“A must-have reference for any equity portfolio manager or MBA student, this book is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of equity portfolio management, from factor models to tax management.” ERIC ROSENFELD, Principal & Co-founder of JWM Partners
“This is an ambitious book that both develops the broad range of artillery employed in quantitative equity investment management and provides the reader with a host of relevant practical examples. The book excels in melding theory with practice.” _STEPHEN A. ROSS, Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“The book is very comprehensive in its coverage, detailed in its discussions and written from a practical perspective without sacrificing needed rigor.” _DAVID BLITZER, Managing Director and Chairman, Standard & Poor's Index Committee
“Making the transition from the walls of academia to Wall Street has traditionally been a difficult task…This book provides this link in a successful and engaging fashion, giving students of finance a road map for the application of financial theories in a real-world setting.” _MARK HOLOWESKO, CEO and Founder, Templeton Capital Advisors
“This text provides an excellent synthesis of a broad range of quantitative portfolio management methods…In addition, there are a number of insightful innovations that extend and improve current techniques.” _DAN DIBARTOLOMEO, President and Founder, Northfield Information Services, Inc.
Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management is a comprehensive guide to the entire process of constructing and managing a high-yield quantitative equity portfolio. This detailed handbook begins with the basic principles of quantitative active management and then clearly outlines how to build an equity portfolio using those powerful concepts.
Financial experts Ludwig Chincarini and Daehwan Kim provide clear explanations of topics ranging from basic models, factors and factor choice, and stock screening and ranking…to fundamental factor models, economic factor models, and forecasting factor premiums and exposures.
Readers will also find step-by-step coverage of portfolio weights… rebalancing and transaction costs…tax management…leverage…market neutral…Bayesian _…performance measurement and attribution…the back testing process…and portfolio performance.
Filled with proven investment strategies and tools for developing new ones, Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management features:
Each chapter of this all-in-one portfolio management resource contains an appendix with valuable figures, tables, equations, mathematical solutions, and formulas. In addition, the book as a whole has appendices covering a brief history of financial theory, fundamental models of stock returns, a basic review of mathematical and statistical concepts, an entertaining explanation and quantitative approach to the casino game of craps, and other on-target supplemental materials.
An essential reference for professional money managers and students taking advanced investment courses, Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management offers a full array of methods for effectively developing high-performance equity portfolios that deliver lucrative returns for clients.
About the Authors
Ludwig B. Chincarini, Ph.D., CFA, is a professor of finance at the University of San Francisco and on the academic board of IndexIQ. Previously, he was director of research at Rydex Global Advisors, the index mutual fund company. Prior to that, Dr. Chincarini was director of research at FOLIOfn, a brokerage firm that pioneered basket trading. He also worked at the Bank for International Settlements and holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Daehwan Kim, Ph.D., is a professor of economics at the American University in Bulgaria. Previously, he was employed as a financial economist for FOLIOfn. Dr. Kim also worked as a financial journalist, writing regular columns on financial markets for business media in Asia. He also holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.
Ludwig B. Chincarini, CFA, is a professor of finance at the University of San Francisco and on the academic board of IndexIQ.
Daehwan Kim, Ph.D., is a finance professor at American University.
The authors managed to describe most key factors without using complicated mathematical models.
I am not the most sophisticated mathematically, but this book is so well written and explains all the concepts of this field in such a great way.
It is one of the few books I still keep paper copies of while others were donated or kept in digital form.
Goes through all the steps required to build a factor model in a clear and accessible manner. The kindle formatting messes up two things though. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Joe
I took finance courses with Prof. Chincarini in a graduate program in University of San Francisco. "Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management: An Active Approach to... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Paul J. Laveroni
Good condition and the book is very useful. This book is definetly needed for reviewing cfa exam and financial studyPublished 11 months ago by Liu Yanruo
This book illustrates clearly the principles and structures for building a quantitative equity portfolio while explaining useful financial concepts which are closely related to the... Read morePublished 12 months ago by James K.
It is the required textbook by my quant teacher, and I learned a lot about quantitative things with this book.Published 17 months ago by Aaronlee
This masterpiece is destined to be a classic. The authors deal with state of the art equity portfolio management techniques in a superb way covering from the classical models up to... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Felipe Vargas
I just read 100+ pages in one sitting. Yes, I like it very much and it reads well - especially if you have some textbook / knowledge from academia and just started working in the... Read morePublished on January 19, 2012 by S. Lee
If you are interested in quantitative research analyst or quantitative portfolio management, this book will be great to start to learn. Read morePublished on March 26, 2010 by S. Baek
This book is amazing. I am not the most sophisticated mathematically, but this book is so well written and explains all the concepts of this field in such a great way. Read morePublished on January 21, 2010 by Mark Twain