What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management [Free E–pub]

What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio ManagementK that would et value out of the book by itself are those that know almost nothing about investing If you read the WSJ FT or any finance blog at all this book really isn t worth the moneyThat being said I m really More scary stories for sleep-overs glad Prof Balch took the time to teach a Coursera course on computational investing and is trying to make the topic accessible to a widerroup of people Ultimately I think most people will et much value oing through the course than they will with the textbook Chris The only reason I bought this book was because it was reuired a class taught by one of the authors surprise It s dry as cat litter and very amateurishly formatted and explained Mathematical proofs are enerally OVER EXPLAINED IN THE DUMBEST WAYS AND RANDOM POORLY explained in the dumbest ways and random poorly notation is used Here re a couple excerpts from an early section I recently reviewedThis is done by compounding the daily return by the number of trading days in a year 252 as follows in Python annualreturn cumproddailyreturns 1 1That s it There s no explanation for the non Python savvy reader that cumprod is a numpy function or that dailyreturns is a par. Creates fitter models This bookdoes a fantastic job describing how the latest advances in financialmodeling and data science help today’s portfolio managerssolve these reater riddles —Michael Himmel ManagingPartner Essex Asset ManagementI applaud Phil Romero’s willingness to write about the hedgefund world an industry that is very private often flamboyantand easily misunderstood

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Like many others I purchased this book as part of Tucker Balch computational investing class Coursera I was hoping the book would be a ood supplement to some of the computational and programming heavy exercises later in the course Unfortunately the book fails to deliver and really isn t worth the pricePros High level and easy to understand introductions to most investing concepts valuation CAPM EMH etc Numerous hedge fund manager bios explaining their background and strategy Good summary on common pitfalls investors makeCons Way too short and shallow there is almost no depth on any of the topics Not a single Programming Example In The Book example in the book LITTLE MATH EXAMPLES EITHER HEDGE FUND MANAGER BIOS little math examples either Hedge fund manager bios throughout the book rather than in one sectionI realize its an introductory textbook but it s really dumbed down uite frankly most people would learn about uantitative investing reading the journalistic accounts of uants such as Michael Lewis or Scott Pattersons books since the textbook is a very high level summary Professor Balch is a very intelligent person however without any depth the only people I thin. When I managed a hedge fund in the late 1990s computer basedtrading was a mysterious techniue only available to thelargest hedge funds and institutional trading desks We’ve comea long way since then With this book Drs Romero and Balch liftthe veil from many of these once opaue concepts in high techfinance We can all benefit from learning how the cooperationbetween wetware and software. ,


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    What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management [Free E–pub] SUMMARY What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management High level description of the Hedge fund industryI purchased it because of the coursera course offered by the a

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    Philip J Romero ¾ 0 FREE READ DOWNLOAD ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¾ Philip J Romero What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management [Free E–pub] easily explains the fundamental concepts and principles of hedge fund investment strategies with case studies Really useful to attend the course computational investing by Tucker Balch on coursera

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    What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management [Free E–pub] Definitely too small a book for the price one can read it in 20 min The authors just want to make money out of

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    SUMMARY What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management [Free E–pub] Philip J Romero ¾ 0 FREE READ The only reason I bought this book was because it was reuired for a class taught by one of the authors surprise surprise It's dry as cat litter and very amateurishly formatted and explained Mathematical proofs are generally over explained in the dumbest ways and random poorly explained notation is used Here're a couple

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    What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management [Free E–pub] This is so small You could copy and paste the whole content in less than 40 pages of Word This is expensive for what it worth Done by a teacher who asks his own book which is far from being the best book on the subject This book is not worth than 2 4

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    What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management [Free E–pub] Like many others I purchased this book as part of Tucker Balch's computational investing class on Coursera I was hoping the book would be a good supplement to some of the computational and programming heavy exercises later in the course Unfortunately the book fails to deliver and really isn't worth the pricePros High level and easy to unde

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