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Hedge Funds For Dummies

Hedge Funds For Dummies

English | October 30, 2006 | ISBN: 0470049278 | 360 Pages | PDF | 2.86 MB

If you want to diversify your portfolio and lower your risk exposure with hedge funds, here’s what you should know: Hedge Funds For Dummies explains all the different types of funds, explores the pros and cons of funds as an investment, shows you how to find a good broker, and much more.
Authored by Ann Logue, a financial writer and hedge fund specialist, this handy, friendly guide covers all the bases for investors of all levels. Whether you’re just building your first portfolio or you’ve been investing for years, you’ll find everything you need to know inside: What a hedge fund is and what it doesHow hedge funds are structuredDetermining whether a hedge fund is right for your portfolioCalculating investment risk and returnShort- and long-term tax issuesDeveloping a hedge fund investment strategyMonitoring and profiting on macroeconomic trendsEvaluating fund performanceEvaluating hedge fund management

If you’re investing for the future, you definitely want to minimize your risk and maximize your returns. A balanced portfolio with hedge funds is one of the best ways to achieve that sort of balance. This book walks you step by step through the process of evaluating and choosing funds, incorporating them into your portfolio in the right amounts, and making sure they give you the returns you expect and deserve. You’ll learn all the ins and outs of funds, including: What kind of fees you should expect to payPicking a hedge fund advisor or brokerFulfilling paperwork and purchasing requirementsPerforming technical analysis and reading the dataHow to withdraw funds and handle the taxesTracking fund performance yourself or through reporting servicesHedge fund strategies for smaller portfoliosPerforming due diligence on funds that interest you

This friendly, to-the-point resource includes information you can’t do without, including sample portfolios that show you how to invest wisely. Hedge funds are an important part of every balanced portfolio, and this friendly guide tells how to use them to your best advantage. With important resources, vital information, and commonsense advice, Hedge Funds For Dummies is the perfect resource for every investor interested in hedge funds.