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Table Of Contents

Foreword
Executive Summary
Preface
What exactly is a hedge fund?
Introduction and definition
The hedge fund industry
Performance
Flow of funds
Demystifying hedge funds
Myths and misconceptions
Myth: hedge funds gamble
Myth: hedge funds always hedge
Myth: hedge funds are risky
Myth: hedge funds are speculative
Myth: hedge funds charge high fees
Concluding remarks: demystifying hedge funds
How do hedge funds work?
Investment process2
Hedge fund investing
Manager selection and monitoring
Portfolio selection and monitoring
The role of prime brokers
Fund of hedge funds
Classifying hedge fund
Returns, volatility, Sharpe ratios and all that
Valuation
Leverage
Liquidity
Fat tails
Concluding remarks: strategies
Why invest in hedge funds
Active versus passive management
Value proposition of hedge funds
The Fundamental Law of Active Management
The idea of asymmetric returns
Active risk management
Applicability and adaptability of skill
Managing tracking risk versus total risk
From relative to absolute returns
What exactly is risk?
The boiling frog syndrome
Risk versus uncertainty
What exactly is risk management?
The musical chairs effect
Prevention versus cure
Compounding matters
Closing remarks
Hedge funds: risky game or game of risk?
Some technical aspects about tail risk
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