The Investor's Guidebook to Alternative Investments: The Role of Alternative Investments in Portfolio Design

The Investor's Guidebook to Alternative Investments: The Role of Alternative Investments in Portfolio Design

Stuart R. Veale

Language: English

Pages: 256

ISBN: 0735205302

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

A concise, yet comprehensive, guidebook that addresses the practical aspects of investing in fixed income investments.

The Investor’s Guidebook series presents investment vehicles and strategies from both the issuers’ and the investors’ perspectives. Starting with basic concepts and then building to state-of-the-art pricing models, strategies, and tactics, these succinct handbooks will be useful for everyone from new hires through experienced professionals. Unlike most books, which are read once and sit on the shelf, professionals will refer to these books repeatedly throughout their careers.











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