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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.
Highly recommended entry-level reading for finance professionals or anyone with an interest in quant equity portfolio management. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Jens Johannsen
A very practical book for quantitative equity management. Well organized and articulated.Published 12 months ago by LeiYun
Yet another Chincarini hit. I strongly suggest this book for quants. Not so good if you're looking for something less math heavy.Published 13 months ago by Emily Jane
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 20 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 23 months ago by Paul J. Laveroni