Understanding Hedge Funds / Edition 1

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Overview

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  • Capitalize on the Opportunities Hedge Funds Offer

    for Increased Investment Returns and Reduced Risk

    Understanding Hedge Funds is a clear, direct guide to the nature and use of hedge funds. This concise resource demystifies the different types of hedge funds, weighs the opportunities and risks, and helps you determine which ones are best for you.

    Writing in an informal, user-friendly style, financial expert Scott Frush answers any question you may have about these largely unregulated investments. Avoiding complex mathematics, he presents an overview of the hedge fund market…describes the place of hedge funds in the global financial system…explains how to pick a hedge fund manager… and shows you how to avoid common mistakes and misconceptions.

    With this wealth-building resource you'll be to:

  • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of hedge funds vs. mutual funds
  • Discover strategies for low, moderate, and high-risk investing
  • Learn about the role of hedge funds in asset allocation
  • Explore important legal and regulatory issues impacting hedge funds
  • Utilize the author's valuable hedge fund checklist and toolkit

About the Author

Scott Frush, CFA, CFP, is an experienced Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner. He is founder and president of Frush Financial Group and editor of the Journal of Asset Allocation. Mr. Frush is also the author of Understanding Asset Allocation, available from McGraw-Hill.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071485937
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/22/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,446,099
  • Product dimensions: 0.51 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Frush,C.F.A.,C.F.P. is president of Frush

Financial Group. An accomplished financial adviser, portfolio manager,

and author, he is also the editor of the Journal of Asset Allocation.

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