The Handbook of Traditional and Alternative Investment Vehicles: Investment Characteristics and Strategies

The Handbook of Traditional and Alternative Investment Vehicles: Investment Characteristics and Strategies

by Mark J. P. Anson, Frank J. Fabozzi, Frank J. Jones
     
 

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A comprehensive volume that covers a complete array of traditional and alternative investment vehicles

This practical guide provides a comprehensive overview of traditional and alternative investment vehicles for professional and individual investors hoping to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits and pitfalls of using these products.

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A comprehensive volume that covers a complete array of traditional and alternative investment vehicles

This practical guide provides a comprehensive overview of traditional and alternative investment vehicles for professional and individual investors hoping to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits and pitfalls of using these products.

In it, expert authors Mark Anson, Frank Fabozzi, and Frank Jones clearly present the major principles and methods of investing and their risks and rewards. Along the way, they focus on providing you with the information needed to successfully invest using a host of different methods depending upon your needs and goals.

  • Topics include equities, all types of fixed income securities, investment-oriented insurance products, mutual funds, closed-end funds, investment companies, exchange-traded funds, futures, options, hedge funds, private equity, and real estate
  • Written by the expert author team of Mark Anson, Frank Fabozzi, and Frank Jones
  • Includes valuable insights for everyone from finance professionals to individual investors

Many finance books offer collections of expertise on one or two areas of finance, but The Handbook of Traditional and Alternative Investment Vehicles brings all of these topics together in one comprehensive volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470609736
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/14/2010
Series:
Frank J. Fabozzi Series, #194
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Meet the Author

MARK J. ANSON, PhD, CFA, CAIA, CPA, JD, is the President and Executive Director of Investment Services at Nuveen Investments. Previously, he was the chief executive officer of Hermes Pensions Management Ltd., as well as the chief executive officer of the British Telecom Pension Scheme—the largest pension fund in the UK. Before joining Hermes, Anson was the chief investment officer of the $245 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)—the largest pension fund in the United States. Anson is the author or coauthor of various financial books, including the Handbook of Alternative Assets (Wiley).

Frank J. Fabozzi, PhD, CFA, CPA, is Professor in the Practice of Finance and Becton Fellow at the Yale School of Management, Editor of the Journal of Portfolio Management, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Fixed Income. He is on the Advisory Council for the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University.

FRANK J. JONES, PhD, is a Professor of Accounting and Finance at San Jose State University. He is also Chairman of the Investment Committee of Private Ocean Wealth Management. Formerly, he was chief investment officer of Guardian Life Insurance Company and vice chairman of the board of the International Securities Exchange.

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