Getting Started in Hedge Funds

Getting Started in Hedge Funds

by Daniel A. Strachman
     
 

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Getting Started in Hedge Funds provides investors with a complete and highly accessible introduction to hedge funds: what they are, how they started, how they work, and who manages them. Written by Daniel Strachman, a financial writer and trader who knows this world from the inside, this book:

  • Explores the industry in its entirety-from $2 million to

Overview

Getting Started in Hedge Funds provides investors with a complete and highly accessible introduction to hedge funds: what they are, how they started, how they work, and who manages them. Written by Daniel Strachman, a financial writer and trader who knows this world from the inside, this book:

  • Explores the industry in its entirety-from $2 million to $2 billion operations
  • Tells the story of hedge funds from their inception in 1949 to today
  • Profiles the strategies of both up-and-coming fund managers and heavyweights like Soros, Robertson, and Steinhardt
  • Develops guidelines for choosing a hedge fund using returns, performance, and risk
  • Shows smaller investors how to get in on the action

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471715443
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
Getting Started In..... Series, #63
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.58(d)

What People are saying about this

Beth Piskora
Getting Started in Hedge Funds is a fascinating book about one of Wall Street's most fascinating subjects.
— (New York Post Business Columnist Beth Piskora)
L. Michael Cacace
This book should be required reading for who anyone who invests in hedge funds.
— (L. Michael Cacace, senior editor, Fortune Magazine)
Michael Steinhardt
A worthwhile and thoughtful book on what is now considered to be a growth industry.
— (Michael Steinhardt, Steinhardt Management)

Meet the Author

Daniel A. Strachman is Managing Director of the Answers & Company Group, LLC, a financial services firm. He is also the Editor of The Strachman Report, a bimonthly newsletter about long-term investment strategies. Mr. Strachman has contributed to publications such as the New York Post and the Financial Times, and is the author of the first edition of Getting Started in Hedge Funds, Essential Stock Picking Strategies, and Julian Robertson: A Tiger in the Land of Bulls and Bears, all published by Wiley.

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