How Harvard and Yale Beat the Market: What Individual Investors Can Learn From the Investment Strategies of the Most Successful University Endowments

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Wiley, Mar 30, 2009 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Praise for How Harvard and Yale Beat the Market

"How Harvard and Yale Beat the Market is a must-read for anyone managing his own or other people's money. It demystifies new investments such as hedge funds and principal-protected products. This engaging handbook belongs in every investor's library."
—Deborah Weir, Parker Global Strategies, author of Timing the Market: How to Profit in the Stock Market Using the Yield Curve, Technical Analysis, and Cultural Indicators

In today's volatile market, investors are looking for new ways to lower their risk profile. For author Matthew Tuttle, the best means of achieving this goal is to look towards large university endowments—which attempt to capture consistent returns while maintaining a low level of risk.

How Harvard and Yale Beat the Market explores the benefits of endowment investing and shows you how to structure your individual investment endeavors around an endowment-type portfolio. While the average investor doesn't have access to many of the money managers and vehicles that high-profile endowments use, you can still learn from the investment strategies outlined here and implement them in your own investment activities. Filled with timely tips and practical advice from an expert who designs portfolios based on endowment investment strategies, How Harvard and Yale Beat the Market will put you in a better position to achieve investment success.

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About the author (2009)

Matthew Tuttle, CFP, is a partner in the Private Client Group, LLC, and the President of Tuttle Wealth Management, LLC (an investment management strategic alliance of the Private Client Group, LLC). He has been interviewed on CNBC and CNNfn, and is a frequent contributor to Forbes.com, the Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney, and Dow Jones Newswires.

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