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Managing Your Investment Portfolio For Dummies, UK Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-45709-2
380 pages
August 2013
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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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