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St. Martin's Griffin

What Wall Street Doesn't Want You to Know

How You Can Build Real Wealth Investing in Index Funds

Why do so many actively managed funds underperform? Why do passively managed funds provide superior returns, especially after taxes? What are the true...

"...' (or the best ten funds), hedge funds market timers, investment newsletters, and short-term..."

Larry E. Swedroe

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Palgrave Macmillan

Parimutuel Applications In Finance

New Markets for New Risks

Financial intermediaries supply derivatives to their customers when they can hedge the exposures from these transactions. A static hedge is typically employed...

"...Financial intermediaries supply derivatives to their customers when they can hedge the exposures from these transactions. A static hedge is typically employed.... Financial intermediaries supply derivatives to their customers when they can hedge the exposures from these transactions. A static hedge is typically employed by arranging an offsetting transaction with a different customer or a dynamic hedge by trading in the underlying derivatives. There is however..."

By Ken Baron and Jeffrey Lange

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Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are a relatively new open-ended investment vehicle. Launched in 1993, their appeal as an important and unique financial product...

"...Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are a relatively new open-ended investment vehicle. Launched in 1993, their appeal as an important and unique financial product.... Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are a relatively new open-ended investment vehicle. Launched in 1993, their appeal as an important and unique financial product has compelled institutional and retail investors alike to look anew at what..."

A. Seddik Meziani

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Palgrave Macmillan

Liquidity Risk

Managing Asset and Funding Risks

Liquidity risk is the risk of loss arising from an inability to quickly realize asset value or obtain funding and can be damaging if not properly considered or...

"...Liquidity risk is the risk of loss arising from an inability to quickly realize asset value or obtain funding and can be damaging if not properly considered or.... Liquidity risk is the risk of loss arising from an inability to quickly realize asset value or obtain funding and can be damaging if not properly considered or actively managed. Lack of liquidity can lead to large losses in asset..."

Erik Banks

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Hill and Wang

Fortune's Formula

The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street

In 1956 two Bell Labs scientists discovered the scientific formula for getting rich. One was mathematician Claude Shannon, neurotic father of our digital age,...

"...system with his phenomenonally successful hedge fund, Princeton-Newport Partners. Shannon became..."

William Poundstone William Poundstone

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Macmillan Audio

The Bancroft Strategy

In the tradition of such Ludlum classics as The Chancellor Manuscript and The Icarus Agenda, The Bancroft Strategy is a thriller in which two figures find...

"...for his release, Belknap decides to take matters into his own hands.          Meanwhile, hedge fund..."

By Robert Ludlum and Scott Sowers

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Palgrave Macmillan

Performance of Mutual Funds

An International Perspective

Recently there has been a growing demand for mutual funds and how their performance compares to other funds on an international level. This significant new...

"...Recently there has been a growing demand for mutual funds and how their performance compares to other funds on an international level. This significant new.... Recently there has been a growing demand for mutual funds and how their performance compares to other funds on an international level..."

Greg N. Gregoriou

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St. Martin's Press

Money Wise

How to Create, Grow, and Preserve Your Wealth

Financial advisers, newspapers, television, and radio reports often qualify information about mutual funds and other investments as “according to Lipper.” They...

"...balance sheet, picking money managers, the dangers in trading, investor psychology, hedge funds..."

By A. Michael Lipper and Douglas R. Sease

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Palgrave Macmillan

Hedge Fund Technology

This book provides hedge funds managers with global systemic and technological solutions to resolve insufficient infrastructures, and risk management in the...

"...This book provides hedge funds managers with global systemic and technological solutions to resolve insufficient infrastructures, and risk management in the.... This book provides hedge funds managers with global systemic and technological solutions to resolve insufficient infrastructures, and risk management in the fund industry. The book explores industry trends and provides solutions for a variety of issues. It also provides investors with transparency and ..."