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Hedge Funds Demystified / Edition 1
     

Hedge Funds Demystified / Edition 1

by Scott Frush
 

ISBN-10: 0071496009

ISBN-13: 9780071496001

Pub. Date: 09/17/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Find out how to hedge your bets and PROFIT big from HEDGE FUNDS

Hearing a lot about hedge funds lately but feel like you're in the weeds when it comes to understanding how they work? Learn all about these highly profitable and largely unregulated funds in Hedge Funds Demystified.

Financial expert Scott Frush first explains the basics of hedge funds and how they

Overview

Find out how to hedge your bets and PROFIT big from HEDGE FUNDS

Hearing a lot about hedge funds lately but feel like you're in the weeds when it comes to understanding how they work? Learn all about these highly profitable and largely unregulated funds in Hedge Funds Demystified.

Financial expert Scott Frush first explains the basics of hedge funds and how they are different from mutual funds. He then provides you with methods for evaluating hedge funds, strategies for low-, moderate-, and high-risk investing, and the steps you need to take to incorporate hedge funds into your portfolio. Featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this straightforward guide gives you the inside edge for investing in hedge funds.

This fast and easy guide offers:

  • Explanations of the risks and benefits of hedge funds
  • Coverage of event-driven, tactical, relative-value, and hybrid hedge funds
  • Tips for evaluating hedge funds and building your portfolio
  • Strategies for selecting the right manager
  • A review of management tools and tactics including selling short, employing leverage, and trading derivatives

Simple enough for a novice but in-depth enough for a seasoned investor, Hedge Funds Demystified is your shortcut to capitalizing on these profitable funds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071496001
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/17/2007
Series:
Demystified Series
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Sowing the Seeds of Hedge Fund Discovery

PART I: DEMYSTIFYING THE FUNDAMENTALS

PART II: DEMYSTIFYING THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF HEDGE FUNDS

PART III: DEMYSTIFYING HEDGE FUND INVESTING

PART IV: DEMYSTIFYING SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

Appendix A: Hedge Fund Resources

Appendix B: A Hedge Fund Investor’s “Bill of Rights”

Appendix C: Top 50 Largest Global Hedge Fund Managers

Conclusion

Answer Key

Index

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