Ann C. Logue is a freelance writer and consulting analyst. She has written for Barron’s, the New York Times, Newsweek Japan, Compliance Week, and the International Monetary Fund. She’s a lecturer at the Liautaud Graduate School of Business at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her current career follows 12 years of experience as an investment analyst. She has a BA from Northwestern University, an MBA from the University of Chicago, and she holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Part I: What Is a Hedge Fund, Anyway?
Chapter 1: What People Talk About When They Talk About Hedge Funds.
Chapter 2: Examining How Hedge Funds Are Structured.
Chapter 3: Not Just a Sleeping Aid: Analyzing SEC Registration.
Chapter 4: How to Buy into a Hedge Fund.
Part II: Determining Whether Hedge Funds Are Right for You.
Chapter 5: Hedging through Research and Asset Selection.
Chapter 6: Calculating Investment Risk and Return.
Chapter 7: You Want Your Money When? Balancing Time and Liquidity.
Chapter 8: Taxes, Responsibilities, Transparency, and Other Investment Considerations.
Chapter 9: Fitting Hedge Funds into a Portfolio.
Part III: Setting Up Your Hedge Fund Investment Strategy.
Chapter 10: Buying Low, Selling High: Using Arbitrage in Hedge Funds.
Chapter 11: Short-Selling, Leveraging, and Other Equity Strategies.
Chapter 12: Observing How Hedge Funds Profit from the Corporate Life Cycle.
Chapter 13: Macro Funds: Looking for Global Trends.
Chapter 14: But Will You Make Money? Evaluating Hedge-Fund Performance.
Part IV: Special Considerations Regarding Hedge Funds.
Chapter 15: Hooking Onto Other Types of Hedge Funds.
Chapter 16: Using Hedge-Fund Strategies without Hedge Funds.
Chapter 17: Hiring a Consultant to Help You with Hedge Funds.
Chapter 18: Doing Due Diligence on a Hedge Fund.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten (Plus One) Big Myths about Hedge Funds.
Chapter 20: Ten Good Reasons to Invest in a Hedge Fund.