The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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A do-it-yourself guide to investing like the renowned Harvard and Yale endowments.

The Ivy Portfolio shows step-by-step how to track and mimic the investment strategies of the highly successful Harvard and Yale endowments. Using the endowment Policy Portfolios as a guide, the authors illustrate how an investor can develop a strategic asset allocation using an ETF-based investment approach.

The Ivy Portfolio also reveals a novel method for investors to reduce their risk through a tactical asset allocation strategy to protect them from bear markets. The book will also showcase a method to follow the smart money and piggyback the top hedge funds and their stock-picking abilities. With readable, straightforward advice, The Ivy Portfolio will show investors exactly how this can be accomplished—and allow them to achieve an unparalleled level of investment success in the process.

With all of the uncertainty in the markets today, The Ivy Portfolio helps the reader answer the most often asked question in investing today - "What do I do"?

  

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Review: The Ivy Portfolio: How to Manage Your Portfolio Like the Harvard and Yale Endowments

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Tries to pack a little bit too much in here, but still worth a read for the discussion of tactical asset allocation. Key points here are blurred somewhat by its inclusion next to a broader overview of ... Read full review

Review: The Ivy Portfolio: How to Manage Your Portfolio Like the Harvard and Yale Endowments

User Review  - Daniel Oathout - Goodreads

I have read many investment books but this is a must read if you are serious about investing. The first half of the book is about the Yale and Harvard portfolios and performance. This is a good ... Read full review

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Contents

How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets Part Two ALTERNATIVES
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How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets Part III ACTIVE MANAGEMENT
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How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets Appendix A A Brief Review of Momentum and Trend Following
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How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets Appendix B Additional Charts
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How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets Appendix C Recommended Reading
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About the author (2009)

Mebane T. Faber, CAIA, CMT, is the Portfolio Manager at Cambria Investment Management where he manages equity and global tactical asset allocation portfolios and the Cambria Global Tactical ETF (GTAA). He is a frequent speaker and writer on investment strategies and authors the World Beta blog.

Eric W. Richardson, JD, is the founder and CEO of Cambria Investment Management. He serves as the co-manager of the global tactical asset allocation portfolios and the Cambria Global Tactical ETF (GTAA).

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