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  • Quantitative Strategies for Achieving Alphaby Richard Tortoriello

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 79.00

    Alpha, higher-than-expected returns generated by an investment strategy, is the holy grail of the investment world. Achieve alpha, and you've beaten the market on a risk-adjusted basis. Quantitative Strategies for Achieving Alpha was borne from equity analyst Richard Tortoriello's efforts to create a series of quantitative stock selection models... more...

  • Investing From the Top Down: A Macro Approach to Capital Marketsby Anthony Crescenzi

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 52.00

    Crescenzi makes frequent appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg, and NBC's ?Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo? and he has acted as advisor to members of the White House The author is a featured columnist for's? Real Money? and has a strong professional following The book covers all major instruments and investment choices more...

  • 10by Michael Turner; Louis Navellier

    Wiley 2008; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.99

    10 takes you step by step through the process of creating a market-beating stock portfolio, and shows you how to trade stocks using a combination of both fundamental and technical analysis. With this book as your guide, you'll quickly learn how to get into a stock at the right time and, more importantly, when to exit that position. You'll also discover... more...

  • Trading Options at Expirationby Jeff Augen

    Pearson Education 2009; US$ 34.99

     Equity and index options expire on the third Friday of each month. As that moment approaches, unusual market forces create option price distortions, rarely understood by most investors. These distortions give rise to outstanding trading opportunities with enormous profit potential. In Trading Options at Expiration: Strategies and Models for Winning... more...

  • The VAR Implementation Handbookby Greg N. Gregoriou

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 95.00

    [flap] For investors, risk is about the odds of losing money, and Value at Risk (VaR) is grounded in that common-sense fact. VAR modeling answers, ?What is my worst-case scenario?? and ?How much could I lose in a really bad month?? However, there has not been an effective guidebook available to help investors and financial managers make their own... more...

  • Positive Alpha Generationby Claude Diderich

    Wiley 2009; US$ 98.00 US$ 84.93

    Diderich describes tools and techniques, which can be used to develop quantitative models for actively managing investment products, and focuses on how theoretical models can and should be used in practice. He describes the interaction between different elements of an investment process's value chain in a single and consistent framework. A key focus... more...

  • The 1987 Market Crashby G. Glenn Baigent

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book examines the 1987 stock market crash and its after-effects, and makes comparisons to the recent capital markets crisis. The articles present different perspectives on the causes of the 1987 stock market crash, the behaviour of financial markets after the crash, and the developments in financial regulation, policies and reporting since the... more...

  • Hedge Funds Of Fundsby Chris Jones

    Wiley 2008; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    Hedge Funds of Funds: A Guide for Investors is a comprehensive guide to investing in hedge funds of funds. Written by an experienced practitioner in clear, concise and jargon free language, this book gives an inside view of this often opaque area and empowers readers with the tools to get to the bottom of how hedge funds of funds really work. Key... more...

  • Portfolio Performance Measurement and Benchmarkingby Jon A. Christopherson; David R. Carino; Wayne E. Ferson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 99.00

    In order to make sound investment choices, investors must know the projected return on investment in relation to the risk of not being paid. Benchmarks are excellent evaluators, but the failure to choose the right investing performance benchmark often leads to bad decisions or inaction, which inevitably results in lost profits. The first book of... more...

  • Hedge Fund Alphaby John M Longo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 40.00 US$ 36.40

    Hedge funds are perhaps the hottest topic in finance today, but little material of substance to date has been written on the topic. Most books focus on how to set up a hedge fund and the basic strategies, while few to none focus on what matters most: generating and understanding investment performance. This book takes an exclusive look at the latter,... more...