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Author Romero, Philip J., author
Title What hedge funds really do : an introduction to portfolio management / Philip J. Romero and Tucker Balch
Imprint New York, New York (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Business Expert Press, 2014
book jacket
Edition First edition
Descript 1 online resource (viii, 136 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Economics collection, 2163-7628
2014 digital library
Economics collection. 2163-7628
Note Includes index
Part of: 2014 digital library
Part I. The basics -- 1. Introduction -- 2. So you want to be a hedge fund manager -- 3. An illustrative hedge fund strategy: arbitrage -- 4. Market-making mechanics -- 5. Introduction to company valuation -- Part II. Investing fundamentals: CAPM and EMH -- 6. How valuation is used by hedge funds -- 7. Framework for investing: the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) -- 8. The efficient market hypothesis (EMH), its three versions -- 9. The fundamental law of active portfolio management -- Part III. Market simulation and portfolio construction -- 10. Modern portfolio theory: the efficient frontier and portfolio optimization -- 11. Event studies -- 12. Overcoming data quirks to design trading strategies -- 13. Data sources -- 14. Back testing strategies -- Part IV. Case study and issues -- 15. Hedge fund case study: long term capital management (LTCM) -- 16. Opportunities and challenges for hedge funds -- Teaching cases -- Glossary -- Summary -- Index
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What do hedge funds really do? These lightly regulated funds continually innovate new investing and trading strategies to take advantage of temporary mispricing of assets (when their market price deviates from their intrinsic value). These techniques are shrouded in mystery, which permits hedge fund managers to charge exceptionally high fees. While the details of each fund's approach are carefully guarded trade secrets, this book draws the curtain back on the core building blocks of many hedge fund strategies
Title from PDF title page (viewed on September 26, 2014)
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Link Print version: 9781631570896
Subject Hedge funds
Portfolio management
absolute return
active investment management
capital asset pricing model
exchange traded funds
fat tails
hedge funds
high-frequency trading
investment management
modern portfolio theory
quantitative trading strategies
portfolio construction
portfolio management
portfolio optimization
trading strategies
Wall Street
Electronic books
Alt Author Balch, Tucker., author
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