Business & Economics Books:

Intelligent Hedge Fund Investing

Successfully Avoiding Pitfalls Through Better Risk Evaluation

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Intelligent Hedge Fund Investing
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Focusing on the wide range of hedge fund strategy choices and their associated challenges and risks, this title presents a wealth of research that attempts to guide the reader past the potential pitfalls and develop thier risk assessment skills. Schachter presents cutting-edge research on hedge funds with broad coverage of investing, risk management and portfolio allocation and in-depth analysis on a variety of topics including VaR estimation, illiquidity and dynamic investment strategies. Important differences between approaches to hedge funds and standard investment choices are explored so that the reader can accurately compare and measure the pros and cons of various risk management strategies and better assess whether or not to follow a particular strategy. In addition, hedge fund investors will be better equipped to adequately measure and weigh risk against benefits in order to optimise their asset allocations to hedge funds. Finally, the title's accessible format explains technical material in detail throughout the text, making the title ideal for readers with only moderate technical knowledge.

Author Biography

Barry Schachter is Managing Director of Risk Management at SAC Capital Advisors, LLC, a large hedge fund. He is also the creator of GloriaMundi.org, a non-commercial website for risk management. Barry is a Fellow of the Program in Mathematics in Finance at the Courant Institute of NYU. He is a member of the Blue Ribbon Advisory Panel of PRMIA and the Advisory Board of IAFE. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Derivatives and Finance Letters. Prior to his current position, Barry has held positions with Caxton Associates, Chase Manhattan Bank, the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and several universities. He has also been a consultant to the International Monetary Fund. He has published his research in academic and practitioner journals, and has edited a book on derivatives in banking. He has spoken widely on the topic of risk management. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2004
Contributor
Edited by Barry Schachter
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
diagrams, figues, tables
Imprint
Risk Books
Pages
400
ISBN-13
9781904339229
Product ID
1757369

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 795 Banana Points