The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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 EndowmentsUser Review - Matt Weller - Goodreads
Meb Faber's first, and for my money, best book. A fantastic overview of the spectacular success of the Harvard and Yale endowments through the 80s, 90s, and aughts. More than just market history ... Read full review
Review: The Ivy Portfolio: How to Manage Your Portfolio Like the Harvard and Yale EndowmentsUser Review - Joshua - Goodreads
A good and easy to read guide for long-term investing. While I would approach a couple of things differently, overall this is a very helpful and insightful volume. Read full review
The Yale Endowment
OfAlphas and Betas
Building Your Own Ivy League Portfolio
Winning by Not Losing
Following the Smart Money
Develop an Action Plan
A Brief Review of Momentum and Trend Following
About the Authors