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Alternative Investments and the Mismanagement of Risk

Authors: Chorafas, D.

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About this book

'Investors beware' is good advice in any situation, especially when dealing with the control of risk and alternative investments. In this book Chorafas has uncovered the hidden risks behind alternative investments through extensive research in the US, UK, Germany France, Italy Scandinavia and Switzerland. He also provides solutions to the problems identified. This book is particularly important in light of recent scandals such as Enron and WorldCom.

About the authors

Dimitris N. Chorafas served on the faculty of the Catholic University of America and as Visiting Professor at Washington State University, George Washington University, University of Vermont, University of Florida, and Georgia Institute of Technology in the United States, as well as the University of Alberta, Technical University of Karlsruhe, Ecole d'Etudes Industrielles de l'Université de Genève, Ecole Polytechnic Fédérale de Lausanne, Polish Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Sciences. More than 8,000 banking, industrial and government executives participated in his seminars in the United States, England, Germany, Italy, other European countries, Asia and Latin America. Chorafas is the author of 160 books, translated into several languages world-wide.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Alternative Investments Defined

    Chorafas, Dimitris N.

    Pages 1-27

  • Are Alternative Investments Inherently Risky?

    Chorafas, Dimitris N.

    Pages 28-57

  • Globalisation, Legal Risk, Reputational Risk, and Technology Risk

    Chorafas, Dimitris N.

    Pages 58-83

  • The Financial Risks Taken with Alternative Investments

    Chorafas, Dimitris N.

    Pages 84-110

  • Hedge Funds, Multimanagers, and the Macromarkets

    Chorafas, Dimitris N.

    Pages 111-134

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eBook $169.00
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-50894-1
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $215.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4039-0681-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-51026-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Alternative Investments and the Mismanagement of Risk
Authors
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-50894-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230508941
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-0681-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-51026-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 260
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