The Invisible Hands: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Bubbles, Crashes, and Real Money

The Invisible Hands: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Bubbles, Crashes, and Real Money by Steven Drobny 047060753X 9780470607534
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Question: What is the difference between a Peruvian peasant farmer and a Harvard or Yale endowment manager?Answer: The peasant is the one who understands risk-sensitive investing and sound investment goals. -Jared Diamond from the Foreword of The Invisible Hands;Professor of Geography and Environment Health Sciences, UCLA;Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and SteelPraise For the Invisible HandsDrobny does it again! -Jim Rogers, author of A Gift to My ChildrenWhile many are too busy trying to determine ??what just happened,?? the insights of these Invisible Hands provide a valuable forward-looking road map for managing institutional portfolios. With trillions at stake for our society??s pensions, endowments, and foundations, this book offers important lessons for any fiduciary charged with stewarding assets for future generations. -Michael K. Barry, Chief Investment Officer, University System of Maryland EndowmentAnyone looking for a better understanding of how to invest in turbulent waters will benefit from this guided tour of the experiences of smart and creative money managers over the last couple of years. Pick up a copy and enjoy! -Arminio Fraga, Founding Partner, Gfvea Investimentos, and formerpresident of the Central Bank of BrazilDrobny??s path-breaking work analyzes the deficiencies of real money investors and proposes antidotes gleaned from the techniques of top macro hedge fund managers. -Dr. John Porter, Managing Director, Global Portfolio and Liquidity Management, Barclays?CapitalOnce again Drobny taps the most influential minds in investing to unearth some decidedly uncommon wisdom and candid revelations. The Invisible Hands maps out the winners and losers, empowering readers to navigate the transformation of the money management industry currently in full swing. -John Brynjolfsson, CIO of Armored Wolf, and former portfolio manager of the $80 billion PIMCO Real Return practiceAs a money manager, I found this book tremendously insightful, in that it challenges long-held assumptions about-and more recently adopted approaches to-the management of ??real money.?? As a taxpayer, I found its contents terrifying. -Rishi Narang, CIO, Telesis Capital, author of Inside the Black Box

Author: Steven Drobny

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 384

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: 2010-04-05

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