Getting Started in Hedge Funds

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 19, 2005 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
Getting Started in Hedge Funds, Second Edition removes the veil of secrecy surrounding hedge funds and provides investors with a complete and highly accessible introduction to the world of hedge funds. Filled with comprehensive updates and additions, Getting Started in Hedge Funds, Second Edition offers readers the latest information about this continuously growing area of finance. It outlines how hedge funds operate, guidelines for choosing a hedge fund, strategies for fund managers, new investors can get in on the action, and much more. Unlike the technology bubble of the late twentieth century, which lasted a mere three years, hedge funds are here to stay and Getting Started in Hedge Funds, Second Edition has everything readers need to know to benefit from this lucrative investment vehicle.

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Chapter 1 Hedge Fund Basics
Chapter 2 How Hedge Funds Operate
Chapter 3 The Managers
Chapter 4 Hedge Fund Investing
Appendix Hedge Fund Strategies

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About the author (2005)

Daniel A. Strachman is Managing Director of the Answers & Company Group, LLC, a financial services firm. He is also the Editor of The Strachman Report, a bimonthly newsletter about long-term investment strategies. Mr. Strachman has contributed to publications such as the New York Post and the Financial Times, and is the author of the first edition of Getting Started in Hedge Funds, Essential Stock Picking Strategies, and Julian Robertson: A Tiger in the Land of Bulls and Bears, all published by Wiley.

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