Portfolio Investment Opportunities in Managed Futures

Portfolio Investment Opportunities in Managed Futures

by David M. Darst
     
 

New research and investment strategies for asset managers in managed futures

In this handy new e-book, bestselling author David M. Darst provides the latest information on managed futures and their appropriate role within investment portfolios. The first section of the e-book covers select investment advantages and potential risks of managed futures,

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New research and investment strategies for asset managers in managed futures

In this handy new e-book, bestselling author David M. Darst provides the latest information on managed futures and their appropriate role within investment portfolios. The first section of the e-book covers select investment advantages and potential risks of managed futures, including historical background on futures, their advantages, risks involved, and key trends and drivers. The second section offers a summary of managed futures investment performance and correlation, including the performance of the major futures indices. The remaining sections provide an overview of the current investment landscape, a glossary of available indices, and important sources of further information. Portfolio Investment Opportunities in Managed Futures gives investors the information they need to make intelligent investment decisions in this important asset class.

  • Covers key factors investors need to know about managed futures, including advantages, risks, and investment performance
  • Written by David M. Darst, CFA, the bestselling author of The Little Book That Saves Your Assets
  • Perfect for individual investors, financial advisors, and CFAs interested in how managed futures can meaningfully improve the risk-reward profile of their portfolios

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118502945
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/20/2013
Series:
Wiley RealTime Finance
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
68
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

David M. Darst (New York, NY) is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and chairs the firm's Global Wealth Management Asset Allocation and Investment Policy Committee. He serves as Chief Investment Strategist of the Global Wealth Management Group, with responsibility for Asset Allocation and Investment Strategy, and was the founding President of the Morgan Stanley Investment Group. Mr. Darst joined Morgan Stanley in 1996, after more than 20 years with Goldman Sachs, where he served as a senior executive in the Equities Division. Previous responsibilities with Goldman included serving as Resident Manager of their private bank in Zurich. Darst is the author of four books: The Complete Bond Book, The Handbook of Bond and Money Markets, The Art of Asset Allocation, and Mastering the Art of Asset Allocation. He has also contributed numerous articles to Barron's, Euromoney, The Money Manager, and other publications. Darst is frequently quoted and regularly profiled in the business press including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Financial Times, among others. He is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, and FOX News, and on radio shows. Darst earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and received a BA in Economics from Yale University, both of where he has served as a visiting faculty member. Darst also holds a CFA.

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