A comprehensive guide to international investing Opportunities to tap into foreign markets and, in turn, entirely new investment universes-that have traditionally been accessible only to hedge fund managers-are at hand, and this book offers you the straight story on how to look abroad for the next addition to your portfolio. Throughout these pages, the authors skillfully demonstrate how active, cutting-edge trading strategies used in domestic markets can be applied effectively overseas. Opening with discussions of the importance of international investing in today's turbulent markets, this reliable resource quickly moves on to examine the macro relationships between the different asset classes within a given country and shows you how to view those asset classes-stocks, bonds, currencies, and commodities-as a complete picture of what is happening in the investing world.
* Addresses the application of strategies to international portfolio development and management * Clearly defines different financial markets and reveals how they can best be accessed and traded * Features information on currency trading and investing in foreign real estate as well as insights on swaps, futures trading, and risk management The Investor's Passport to Hedge Fund Profits demystifies international investing and gives you the tools by which to effectively profit from a wide array of asset classes.
Sean D. Casterline, CFA, MBA, is the President and Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager for Delta Capital Management, LLC, a registered investment advisor located in Florida. He is a regular speaker at investment conferences across the country and is a frequent contributor to financial trade magazines and Web sites. Additionally, he works with partner and coauthor Bob Yetman to provide research and timely insight to the clients of Investor's Passport (www.investorspassport.com), an investment research and money management firm focused on gaining strategic access to global markets. Robert G. Yetman, Jr., has worked in the financial services industry for over twenty years and, in the course of that time, has served as a principal on behalf of a variety of nationally based financial services firms. Presently, he is the Senior Vice President and Director of Publishing at Delta Capital Management, LLC, and also oversees research and publishing at Investor's Passport (www.investorspassport.com).
Introduction. Chapter 1 Opportunities Away from the Land of Opportunity. Chapter 2 Accurately Reading the World's Economies: An Inter-market Primer. Chapter 3 The Tools in Your Equity Toolbox. Chapter 4 Key Strategies for Realizing Winning Returns in Foreign Equities. Chapter 5 Foreign Fixed Income Investing. Chapter 6 Making the Buck in Currency Trading. Chapter 7 Accessing Foreign Real Estate. Chapter 8 Derivative Use for Offense and Defense. Chapter 9 Portfolio Management Applications. Index.