Managing Your Investment Portfolio For Dummies: UK Edition, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118457129
  • ISBN-13: 9781118457122
  • DDC: 332.6
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Achieve positive returns on your investments, in any market. With Managing Your Investment Portfolio FD you can build and manage a portfolio of investments thats flexible enough to provide positive returns, no matter what the market is doing. Inside youll 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: It's All about Portfolios.
2: Introducing Great Opportunities for Advanced Investors.
3: Assessing Risk: Deciding What Kind of Investor You Are.
4: Picking the Strategies for You.
5: Grasping Basic Hedge-Fund Strategies.
6: Dealing with Volatility and Economic Cycles.
7: Digging Deeper into Alternative Assets: Commodities and Currencies.
8: Assessing the Hedge-Fund Industry: Don't Believe the Hype.
9: Thinking and Acting like a Hedgie: Simple Strategies You Can Employ Yourself.
10: Selling What You Don't Own: Short Selling.
11: Understanding Arbitrage: Big Name, Simple Idea.
12: Weighing up Growth versus Value Investing.
13: Gearing up to Use Leverage.
14: Stepping into Structured Investments.
15: Benefitting from Shareholder Activism.
16: Delving into More Specialist Techniques (with a Little Help).
17: Advanced Investing in Commodities: Sharks and Rocket Scientists.
18: Investing in Emerging-Market Equities and Currencies.
19: Investing Macro Style: Seeing the Big Picture.
20: Tools of the Trade: Useful Instruments.
21: Following Indices: Exchange-Traded Funds and Other Trackers.
22: Taking a Punt on the Financial Markets.
23: The Part of Tens.
24: Ten Top Tips to Protect Your Stash.
25: Ten Hedge-Fund Style Techniques to Grow Your Wealth.
About the Author.