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TitleMarket sense and nonsense : how the markets really work (and how they don't)
Author Jack D. Schwager
Imprint Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2013
Descript xix, 343 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


Expert advice -- The deficent market hypothesis -- The tyranny of past returns -- The mismeasurement of risk -- Why volatility is not just about risk, and the case of Leveraged ETFs -- Track record pitfalls -- Sense and nonsense about pro forma statistics -- How to evaluate past performance -- Correlation: facts and fallacies -- The origin of Hedge Funds -- Hedge Funds 101 -- Hedge Fund investing: perception and reality -- Fear of Hedge Funds: it's only human -- The paradox of Hedge Fund of Funds underperformance -- The leverage fallacy -- Managed accounts: an investor-friendly alternative to Funds -- Postscript to part two: are Hedge Fund return a mirage? -- Diversification: why 10 is not enough -- Diversification: when more is less -- Robin Hood investing -- Is high volatility always bad? -- Portfolio construction principles

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