Authors:Seth Anderson, Jeffery A. Born, Oliver Schnusenberg,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: funds, innovations, financial, institutions, literature, markets, origins, exchange, traded, hedge, closed, functions
Number of Pages: 140
Published: 2009-09-29
List price: $119.00
ISBN-10: 1441901671
ISBN-13: 9781441901675

"Closed-End Funds, Exchange-Traded Funds, and Hedge Funds: Origins, Functions, and Literature is a concise and valuable book that will be of interest to individual investors, financial professionals, and academic researchers, alike. It provides a brief history and institutional discussion of these investment companies and also presents a summary of the research on these funds. Investment practitioners will find the book useful as a reference and as a quick refresher on the current state of knowledge regarding each fund type. Equally important, it provides academic researchers with an accurate

Author: David Stevenson
Publisher: FT Press
Keywords: funds, times, financial, investment, portfolio, series, tracker, index, traded, guide, exchange
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 2010-02-26
List price: $34.99
ISBN-10: 0273727834
ISBN-13: 9780273727835

A new way of trading is sweeping through the world of modern investing, cutting costs and forcing investors to really think about what they’re doing. The old style of investing using individual stocks or even active fund managers is dead. This new world is all about tracking the right index, working out the big sectors and mega-themes, increasing international diversification and making use of alternative assets. The benchmarking titles are mainly US imports (perhaps with a small adaptation for the UK market), but this will be the first UK originated book. It brings to us a roster of fantast

Author: Chris Jones
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: funds, finance, series, wiley, investors, guide, hedge
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2008-01-28
List price: $90.00
ISBN-10: 0470062053
ISBN-13: 9780470062050

Hedge Funds of Funds: A Guide for Investors is a comprehensive guide to investing in hedge funds of funds. Written by an experienced practitioner in clear, concise and jargon free language, this book gives an inside view of this often opaque area and empowers readers with the tools to get to the bottom of how hedge funds of funds really work. Key features include: * A full description of the skill sets and facets needed in all areas of a hedge funds of funds; * A wide-ranging set of questions to ask when assessing every area of a hedge fund of funds;

Authors:Adnan Siddiqi, Peter Hrubi,
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
Keywords: funds, hedge, versus, islamic, investments
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 2008-09-04
List price: $90.50
ISBN-10: 3640150457
ISBN-13: 9783640150458

Diploma Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject Economics / Business, grade: Sehr gut, University of Vienna (Universität Wien), course: Macro Economics and Finance, 74 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The literature discusses Islamic investment funds and hedge funds as isolated issues. At present not much work is known, comparing these two very prominent alternative investment forms. This thesis attempts to fill this gap by providing a first insight into both and also tries to answer the following question: Can Islamic investment funds catch up with hedge funds? For

Authors:Adam Zoia, Aaron Finkel,
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: funds, glocap, guide, hire, inside, hedge, getting, job
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2008-02-08
List price: $45.00
ISBN-10: 047022648X
ISBN-13: 9780470226483

Getting a Job in Hedge Funds offers targeted advice for those looking to break into the hedge fund business. With this book, you’ll learn where hedge funds traditionally look for new candidates, what sort of experience is needed to set yourself up for a position, and what can be done to improve your chances of getting into a hedge fund. If you’re seriously considering a career in hedge funds, this book can help you secure a position in this profitable field.

Authors:Peter W. Madlem, Thomas K. Syke,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: funds, closed, reits, mutual, encyclopedia, international
Number of Pages: 500
Published: 2000-01-01
List price: $145.00
ISBN-10: 1579580866
ISBN-13: 9781579580865

Funds and REITs are among the fastest-growing and most important investment vehicles used by huge numbers of investors who wish to capitalize on the stock market and real estate booms of the 1990s. This timely book provides authoritative information, both historical and conceptual, that will help to ensure the right investment choices as well as explain these vehicles to novices. The International Encyclopedia of Mutual Funds, Closed-End Funds, and REITs is truly a publishing landmark: every conceivable concept, term, fund type, and strategy as well as a great array of individual funds and RE

Author: Greg N. Gregoriou
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinema
Keywords: funds, properties, quantitative, finance, statistical, diversification, hedge, performance, assessment
Number of Pages: 496
Published: 2006-08-01
List price: $99.95
ISBN-10: 0750679840
ISBN-13: 9780750679848

With about $450 billion in assets, funds of hedge funds are the most recent darling of investors. While hedge funds carry high risk for the promise of high returns they are designed for the very rich and for large institutional investors such as pension funds. A Fund of Hedge Funds (FOF) spreads investments among a number of hedge funds to reduce risk and provide diversification, while maintaining the potential for higher than average returns. Odds are that some pension fund of yours is invested heavily in these products, and more recently these FOFs have been opened to more and more individua
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