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Hedge Funds Demystified [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071595582
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/17/2007
  • Series: Demystified
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 308
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Scott Frush is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner. He is president of Frush Financial Group and is the editor of the Journal of Asset Allocation.

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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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    Hedge Funds

    I bought this book for my son who is a High School Senior. He's taken it every where to read and re-read and discus the subject matter. I highly recommend this book for those who are doing research or reports on aspects of investing.

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