Your Own Hedge Fund

A Listmania! list by A. Tinkler "growing my own hedge fund" (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)
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The list author says: "A list of books that you may find useful in starting and running your own hedge fund from home (biased toward quantitative models)"
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
1.  Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein
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  "A wonderful history of the management of risk.  A timely read for those who have lost money through the GFC."
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Liar's Poker (Two Cities, True Greed)
2.  Liar's Poker (Two Cities, True Greed) by Michael Lewis
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  "The classic view at life inside a Wall Street firm."
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Quantitative Trading: How to Build Your Own Algorithmic Trading Business
3.  Quantitative Trading: How to Build Your Own Algorithmic Trading Business by Ernest P. Chan
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  "I found this a little rudimentary, but you may learn something (and that's what it's all about)"
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Active Portfolio Management: A Quantitative Approach for Producing Superior Returns and Controlling Risk
4.  Active Portfolio Management: A Quantitative Approach for Producing Superior Returns and Controlling Risk by Richard C. Grinold
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  "A big read.  Dry, detailed but full of iwsdom for convetional portfolio management.  Not to be read when tired."
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Trade Like a Hedge Fund: 20 Successful Uncorrelated Strategies and Techniques to Winning Profits
5.  Trade Like a Hedge Fund: 20 Successful Uncorrelated Strategies and Techniques to Winning Profits by James Altucher
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  "A great first read for those considering starting a hedge fund.  I found this book very helpful in directing me toward the type of trading i would find the most interesting.  However, having read it again a number of years after starting a fund, it all apears a little rudimentary.  But still - a great place to start."
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SuperCash: The New Hedge Fund Capitalism
6.  SuperCash: The New Hedge Fund Capitalism by James Altucher
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  "I purchaseed this after being mightily impressed with Altucher's first book.  Disappointing."
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All About Hedge Funds : The Easy Way to Get Started
7.  All About Hedge Funds : The Easy Way to Get Started by Robert A. Jaeger
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  "Nice introduction to the world of hedge funds, but contains more material than you will require if you intend to run your own money."
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Managing Financial Risk: A Guide to Derivative Products, Financial Engineering, and Value Maximization
8.  Managing Financial Risk: A Guide to Derivative Products, Financial Engineering, and Value Maximization by Clifford W. Smith
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  "A very comprehensive study of the management of Financial Risk.  Used as a text book in Master's level programs."
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Trading Systems That Work: Building and Evaluating Effective Trading Systems
9.  Trading Systems That Work: Building and Evaluating Effective Trading Systems by Thomas Stridsman
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  "Detailed. Quantitative.  Helpful.  Will add to your knowledge."
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Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom
10.  Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom by Van K. Tharp
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  "Van's books are heavil focussed on position management and market state.  Both of value, and this book will get you thinking."
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When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
11.  When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management by Roger Lowenstein
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  "A really interesting read, chronicling the rise and fall of Long Term Capital Management.  A few key lessons for your own hedge fund?"
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