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- ISBN: 9781118241127 | 1118241126
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 3/25/2013
Alternative Investments provides an in-depth discussion of the historic performance, benchmarks, strategies, of every major alternative investment market. Covering, real estate, private equity, commodities and managed futures, and hedge funds, the book will serve as a comprehensive reference as well as providing information on the latest trends, research and thinking in each major area. Empirical evidence about each type of alternative investment is featured, with research presented in a straightforward manner, focusing on the comprehension on the study findings, rather than the details of mathematical frameworks. The book will describe the investment characteristics of each market, performance measurements, common strategies, and correlations with other markets. Reflecting the diversity of contributors, the book blends the conceptual world of scholars with the pragmatic view of practitioners.