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Managing Your Investment Portfolio For Dummies - UK, UK Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-45709-2
380 pages
August 2013
US $26.99 Add to Cart

Achieve positive returns on your investments, in any market

With Managing Your Investment Portfolio FD you can build and manage a portfolio of investments that’s flexible enough to provide positive returns, no matter what the market is doing. Inside you’ll find a wealth of strategies and techniques to help you take your investments to the next level. Lean to track and predict volatility; hedge your exposure by going long and short; use strategies like arbitrage, relative value and pairs trading; and dip into distressed assets, options, derivatives, spread betting and much more.

Techniques and strategies covered include:

  • Tracking and predicting volatility, and making short-term gains on very volatile markets
  • Hedging exposure and going long and short
  • Arbitrage (taking advantage of price differences between markets)
  • Pairs trading
  • Relative value strategies
  • Distressed assets (things written off by the mainstream that may have long-term value)
  • Earnings surprises (looking for companies delivering better earnings than predicted by analysts)
  • Options and derivatives
  • Macro trading (looking at key indicators for economic cycles)
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