Alternative Investments and the Mismanagement of Risk
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Beschreibung'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.
InhaltsverzeichnisAlternative Investments Defined Are Alternative Investments Inherently Risky? Legal Risk, Reputational Risk and Technology Risk The Financial Risks Taken With Alternative Investments Hedge Funds, Multimanagers, and the Macromarkets Risk and Return With Derivatives Scrutinising Alternative Investment Strategies Intended To Give Higher Returns Assessing Strategic Risks Through Stress Testing Highly Leveraged Institutions, Regulators, and the New Lenders of Last Resort
PortraitDimitris 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.
Untertitel: 2003. Auflage. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2003
Seitenanzahl: 260 Seiten