Applied Portfolio Management: How University of Kansas Students Generate Alpha to Beat the Street

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 31, 2008 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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When investment professional Kent McCarthy returned to teach at his alma mater, the University of Kansas, he planted the seeds for the Applied Portfolio Management (APM) program—a course that allows students to manage a real money portfolio, which has compiled a remarkable record of investment success. Now, with this book, you’ll discover how to use the concepts covered in this class—from understanding the fundamental drivers of business success to buying at the right price—to enhance your own investment skills.
 

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Contents

How University of Kansas Students Generate Alpha to Beat the Street Part 1 Introduction to the Applied Portfolio Management Class
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How University of Kansas Students Generate Alpha to Beat the Street Part 2 Building an Investment Case
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How University of Kansas Students Generate Alpha to Beat the Street Part 3 Class Specials
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Catherine Shenoy, PhD, MBA, is Director of the Applied Portfolio Management program at the University of Kansas School of Business. She has worked for the U.S. State Department as a Foreign Service Officer in Washington, DC, and Tunis, Tunisia. Since 1993, she has taught accounting, statistics, and finance at the University of Kansas. Shenoy's research areas include corporate governance, corporate financial policies, and applications of artificial intelligence to portfolio analysis.

Kent C. McCarthy, MBA, is President and Chief Investment Officer of Jayhawk Capital Management. In 1994, he retired from Goldman Sachs, returned to Kansas, and founded the Applied Portfolio Management class. McCarthy taught the class full-time until 1995, when he founded Jayhawk Capital Management, which manages hedge funds and private equity funds primarily focused on the Chinese equity markets. He continues as an Executive Lecturer in the APM class.

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