Long/Short Hedge Fund Strategies
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Market-Neutral Investing by Joseph G. Nicholas
Book DescriptionIn today's volatile markets, managing risk is more important than ever. Investors are looking for downside protection while maintaining good returns--and market-neutral investing has become one of the hottest methods to meet that need. In this book, industry expert Joseph G. Nicholas explores new approaches to return enhancement and risk reduction through market-neutral strategies. Market-neutral investments are attractive because they have produced substantially better risk-adjusted returns than the market during the past ten years. The complexities created by the combination of longs, shorts, and leverage, however, make market-neutral strategies very different from conventional investments. Getting to know how these strategies work involves breaking them down into their basic components and then examining how those parts interact as a system with specific behavior characteristics. This book examines eight key strategies, revealing the source of their past returns and giving the investor tools with which to measure the possibility of repeat performance. Nicholas draws extensively on his company's database of over three thousand hedge funds and from the daily portfolio analysis conducted for hedge fund portfolios. He has also incorporated extensive input and actual investment examples provided by managers and practitioners of each of the strategies discussed in the book. This is the one book that looks at market-neutral strategies head-on, assessing those that have worked and some notable ones that have failed--and explaining why. Clear, insightful, and illustrated with numerous charts and graphs, Market-Neutral Investing is an invaluable guide for professional investors.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781576600375
(236mm x 160mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Bloomberg Press
Publisher: Bloomberg Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joseph G. Nicholas
Inside the House of Money, Hardback (May 2006)
Inside the House of Money lifts the veil on the typically opaque world of hedge funds, offering a rare glimpse at how todaya s highest paid money managers approach their craft. Author Steven Drobny demystifies how these star traders make billions for well--heeled investors, revealing their theories, strategies and approaches to markets.
Investing in Hedge Funds, Hardback (August 2005)
Hedge funds are in the news and on the minds of sophisticated investors more than ever. Investors have questions about how the funds are structured, where the assets are allocated, and whether hedge funds can truly act as a hedge against market risk. The answers are all here in Investing in Hedge Funds.
Hedge Fund of Funds Investing, Hardback (January 2004)» View all books by Joseph G. Nicholas
Comprised of multi-manager portfolios bundled together as a single multi -hedge fund product, this risk-balancing vehicle has emerged as the instrument of choice for the astute investment professional. This text looks at creating, combining and managing investments with multiple hedge funds.
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Author Biography - Joseph G. Nicholas
Joseph G. Nicholas, JD is founder and chairman of HFR Group, LLC, which includes HFR Asset Management, LLC, a fund-of-funds management company and Hedge Fund Research, Inc., a leading supplier of hedge fund data. Author of Investing in Hedge Funds and Hedge Fund of Funds Investing, he is a frequent lecturer and media expert on topics relating to alternative investments.
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