Business Knowledge for It in Hedge Funds
A career in Hedge fund IT offers one of the best opportunities to work with the brightest and best in the financial services industry. This book covers the following topics: an overview of the hedge fund industry; trends in hedge funds; the business environment in hedge funds; and major players in the hedge fund industry.
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The Business Environment
Types of Hedge Funds Strategies
Types of Hedge Fund Investors
Trends in the Hedge Fund Industry
How a Hedge Fund Business is Built
Derivatives and Hedge Funds
Common Systems Used in the Hedge Fund Industry
IT projects in Hedge Funds
Common Terminology Used in Hedge Funds
Restructuring of Fee Structures
Focus on Niche Strategies 236 Role of Technology
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