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Managed Futures for Institutional Investors: Analysis and Portfolio Construction
 

Managed Futures for Institutional Investors: Analysis and Portfolio Construction (Hardback)

By Burghardt, Galen
By Walls, Brian

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A practical guide to institutional investing success Managed Futures for Institutional Investors is an essential guide that walks you through the important questions that need to be addressed before investing in this asset class and contains helpful direction for investors during... read full description below.

ISBN 9781576603741
Barcode 9781576603741
Published 15 April 2011 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Format Hardback
Series Bloomberg Financial (part: 102)
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ISBN-13 9781576603741
ISBN-10 1576603741
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Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Imprint Bloomberg Press
Publication Date 15 April 2011
International Publication Date 3 May 2011
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Burghardt, Galen
By Walls, Brian
Series Bloomberg Financial (part: 102)
Category Finance & Accounting
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 158mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 632g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Futures, Portfolio management, Institutional investors
NBS Text Finance & Accounting
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 332.6452
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

A practical guide to institutional investing success Managed Futures for Institutional Investors is an essential guide that walks you through the important questions that need to be addressed before investing in this asset class and contains helpful direction for investors during the investing process.Backed by years of institutional experience, the authors reveal the opportunities offered by managed futures. They also include information on practices in the managed futures area and present the various analytical tools and building blocks required to use managed futures effectively. The book also contains insight on the issues that must be addressed when building and evaluating portfolios. Shows where to find data to evaluate managed futures and explains how managed futures are regulatedOffers guidance on how to apply classic portfolio construction tools to managed futures Reveals how managed futures investments can help investors evaluate and meet risk, return, and liquidity objectives Managed Futures for Institutional Investors provides all the practical information to manage this type of investment well.

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Author's Bio

Galen Burghardt is Director of Research for Newedge USA, LLC, a joint venture between Calyon and Societe Generale. He is the lead author of The Treasury Bond Basis and The Eurodollar Futures and Options Handbook , which are standard texts for users of financial futures. He was an adjunct professor offinance in the University of Chicago's Graduate Schoolof Business (now the Booth School). He was the headof financial research for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and gained access to the world of futures through his work in the Capital Markets Section of the Federal Reserve Board. His PhD in economics is from the University of Washington in Seattle. Brian Walls is the Global Head of Research at Newedge Prime Brokerage, the foremost provider of brokerage services to the managed futures industry. 'He has worked in the financial services industry for thirty years in the various capacities of trading, operations, management, and research. 'He was a pioneer of capital introduction services and is a sought after and trusted advisor to many Commodity Trading Advisors, global macro managers, fund of funds and institutional investors. He is the chairman of the Newedge Index Committee.

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