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Understanding Alternative Investments

Creating Diversified Portfolios that Ride the Wave of Investment Success

Authors: Walker, S.

  • Alternative investments is a global topic for all finance professionals engaged in portfolio management
  • Author Walker has published on this topic in many finance journals and regularly speaks at conferences
  • The world of alternative investments is just on the cusp of breaking out in the marketplace.
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Walker outlines the tools necessary to evaluate alternative investments and further diversify your portfolio using hedge funds, real estate, venture capital, gold and more. Using ground-breaking data on alternative investments, the author explores how to apply new risk measurements for building a portfolio with these investment vehicles.

About the authors

Stephen Todd Walker is presently a Managing Director at Oppenheimer and Co., Inc. Mr. Walker works with many CEOs of large publicly traded companies as well as entrepreneurs from privately held growth companies. His clients include Forbes 400 members as well as some of the most affluent families around the world. He was named to The Philadelphia Business Journal's 'Forty Under 40,' which honors the top young entrepreneurs in the Philadelphia area. On February 9, 2009, Mr. Walker was named by Barron's as one of 'The Top 1,000 Advisers' in the United States and was also named as one of the top 25 'Wealth Advisers' in The Philadelphia Business Journal 2009 Book of Lists.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction: That was Then, This is Now

    Walker, Stephen Todd

    Pages 1-22

  • Does the Universe Move in Waves

    Walker, Stephen Todd

    Pages 23-42

  • Not All Financial Advisors are Created Equal

    Walker, Stephen Todd

    Pages 43-50

  • Access to Alternative Investments and Competitive Advantages

    Walker, Stephen Todd

    Pages 51-63

  • The Changing Financial Landscape

    Walker, Stephen Todd

    Pages 65-78

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-37019-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $55.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-37018-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding Alternative Investments
Book Subtitle
Creating Diversified Portfolios that Ride the Wave of Investment Success
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-37019-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137370198
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-37018-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 319
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