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Authored by Ann Logue, a financial writer and hedge fund specialist, this handy, friendly guide covers all the bases for investors of all levels. Whether you’re just building your first ...
Authored by Ann Logue, a financial writer and hedge fund specialist, this handy, friendly guide covers all the bases for investors of all levels. Whether you’re just building your first portfolio or you’ve been investing for years, you’ll find everything you need to know inside:
If you’re investing for the future, you definitely want to minimize your risk and maximize your returns. A balanced portfolio with hedge funds is one of the best ways to achieve that sort of balance. This book walks you step by step through the process of evaluating and choosing funds, incorporating them into your portfolio in the right amounts, and making sure they give you the returns you expect and deserve. You’ll learn all the ins and outs of funds, including:
This friendly, to-the-point resource includes information you can’t do without, including sample portfolios that show you how to invest wisely. Hedge funds are an important part of every balanced portfolio, and this friendly guide tells how to use them to your best advantage. With important resources, vital information, and commonsense advice, Hedge Funds For Dummies is the perfect resource for every investor interested in hedge funds.
Part I: What Is a Hedge Fund, Anyway?
Chapter 1: What People Talk About When They Talk About Hedge Funds.
Chapter 2: Examining How Hedge Funds Are Structured.
Chapter 3: Not Just a Sleeping Aid: Analyzing SEC Registration.
Chapter 4: How to Buy into a Hedge Fund.
Part II: Determining Whether Hedge Funds Are Right for You.
Chapter 5: Hedging through Research and Asset Selection.
Chapter 6: Calculating Investment Risk and Return.
Chapter 7: You Want Your Money When? Balancing Time and Liquidity.
Chapter 8: Taxes, Responsibilities, Transparency, and Other Investment Considerations.
Chapter 9: Fitting Hedge Funds into a Portfolio.
Part III: Setting Up Your Hedge Fund Investment Strategy.
Chapter 10: Buying Low, Selling High: Using Arbitrage in Hedge Funds.
Chapter 11: Short-Selling, Leveraging, and Other Equity Strategies.
Chapter 12: Observing How Hedge Funds Profit from the Corporate Life Cycle.
Chapter 13: Macro Funds: Looking for Global Trends.
Chapter 14: But Will You Make Money? Evaluating Hedge-Fund Performance.
Part IV: Special Considerations Regarding Hedge Funds.
Chapter 15: Hooking Onto Other Types of Hedge Funds.
Chapter 16: Using Hedge-Fund Strategies without Hedge Funds.
Chapter 17: Hiring a Consultant to Help You with Hedge Funds.
Chapter 18: Doing Due Diligence on a Hedge Fund.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten (Plus One) Big Myths about Hedge Funds.
Chapter 20: Ten Good Reasons to Invest in a Hedge Fund.