Wiley, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. F/F. Item #125056
Fine in Fine jacket. ; ISBN: 0470844779. Description: x, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; Summary: This book dispels several misconceptions about hedge funds' operations and provides a comprehensive blend of theoretical and practical analysis of the market. The book also shows readers the fundamental concepts needed to understand strategies used by the funds and their potential positive and negative contributions to investment portfolios. Contents: Pre face. Introduction. PART ONE: HEDGE FUND OVERVIEW. The Basics Revisited. Legal Environment and Structures. Operational and Organizational Structures. PART TWO: HEDGE FUND STRATEGIES. Introduction. The Tools used by Hedge Funds. Long/Short Strategies. Arbitrage and Relative Value Strategies. Event Driven Strategies. Directional Strategies. Hedge Fund Indices. Hedge Fund Performance: Beyond NAVs. PART THREE: HEDGE FUND INVESTING. Introduction. Asset Allocation Hedge Fund Selection Funds of Funds and Metadiversification. Capital Guaranteed Products. Advanced Topics: inside the black box Conclusions. Appendix: The Statistics of Hedge Funds. Bibliography. Websites. Index.