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Managing Your Investment Portfolio For Dummies - UK By David Stevenson

Managing Your Investment Portfolio For Dummies - UK by David Stevenson

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Achieve positive returns on your investments, in any market With Managing Your Investment Portfolio FD you can build and manage a portfolio of investments that s flexible enough to provide positive returns, no matter what the market is doing.

Managing Your Investment Portfolio For Dummies - UK Summary

Managing Your Investment Portfolio For Dummies - UK by David Stevenson

Achieve positive returns on your investments, in any market With Managing Your Investment Portfolio FD you can build and manage a portfolio of investments that s flexible enough to provide positive returns, no matter what the market is doing. Inside you ll find a wealth of strategies and techniques to help you take your investments to the next level. Lean to track and predict volatility; hedge your exposure by going long and short; use strategies like arbitrage, relative value and pairs trading; and dip into distressed assets, options, derivatives, spread betting and much more. Techniques and strategies covered include: * Tracking and predicting volatility, and making short-term gains on very volatile markets * Hedging exposure and going long and short * Arbitrage (taking advantage of price differences between markets) * Pairs trading * Relative value strategies * Distressed assets (things written off by the mainstream that may have long-term value) * Earnings surprises (looking for companies delivering better earnings than predicted by analysts) * Options and derivatives * Macro trading (looking at key indicators for economic cycles)

About David Stevenson

David Stevenson is a columnist for the Financial Times where he writes the Adventurous Investor section. He is also a columnist for Investors Chronicle and author of Investing in Shares For Dummies, UK edition.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 Part I: It s All about Portfolios 7 Chapter 1: Introducing Great Opportunities for Advanced Investors 9 Chapter 2: Assessing Risk: Deciding What Kind of Investor You Are 25 Part II: Picking the Strategies for You 43 Chapter 3: Grasping Basic Hedge-Fund Strategies 45 Chapter 4: Dealing with Volatility and Economic Cycles 63 Chapter 5: Digging Deeper into Alternative Assets: Commodities and Currencies 91 Chapter 6: Assessing the Hedge-Fund Industry: Don t Believe the Hype 111 Part III: Thinking and Acting Like a Hedgie: Simple Strategies You Can Employ Yourself 129 Chapter 7: Selling What You Don t Own: Short Selling 131 Chapter 8: Understanding Arbitrage: Big Name, Simple Idea 149 Chapter 9: Weighing Up Growth Versus Value Investing 165 Chapter 10: Gearing up to Use Leverage 187 Chapter 11: Stepping into Structured Investments 197 Chapter 12: Benefitting from Shareholder Activism 211 Part IV: Delving into More Specialist Techniques (with a Little Help) 229 Chapter 13: Advanced Investing in Commodities: Sharks and Rocket Scientists 231 Chapter 14: Investing in Emerging-Market Equities and Currencies 253 Chapter 15: Investing Macro Style: Seeing the Big Picture 269 Part V: Tools of the Trade: Useful Instruments 295 Chapter 16: Following Indices: Exchange-Traded Funds and Other Trackers 297 Chapter 17: Taking a Punt on the Financial Markets 325 Part VI: The Part of Tens 339 Chapter 18: Ten Top Tips to Protect Your Stash 341 Chapter 19: Ten Hedge-Fund Style Techniques to Grow Your Wealth 347 Index 353

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GOR009443521
9781118457092
1118457099
Managing Your Investment Portfolio For Dummies - UK by David Stevenson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2013-06-28
380
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