The Invisible Hands

The Invisible Hands : Top Hedge Fund Traders on Bubbles, Crashes, and Real Money

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Hedge fund managers who survived and profited through the 2008 financial crisis share their secrets In light of the colossal losses and amidst the resulting confusion that still lingers, it is time to rethink money management in the broadest of terms. Drastic changes need to be made, and managers who actually made money during 2008 make for a logical starting place. The Invisible Hands provides investors and traders with the latest thinking from some of the best and the most successful players in money management, highlighting the specific risk and return objectives of each, and discussing the evolution of certain styles and beliefs in money management. Contains revealing interviews with top hedge fund managers who survived and prospered through the 2008 financial crisis Outlines investments and strategies for the rocky road ahead Reveals how hedge fund managers are seeking a new paradigm of risk management and profit making opportunities in the post-crisis world Gives guidance on how traditional investors such as pensions, endowments, foundations and family offices should rethink how they approach asset allocation and portfolio construction Page by page, the top macro thinkers found in this book reveal their own approaches to markets, risk, and the broader world in which we live, as well as their advice on how investors should be approaching money management in today's uncertain world.

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  • Paperback | 476 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 33.02mm | 589.67g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1118065484
  • 9781118065488
  • 225,064

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Praise for "The Invisible Hands""Drobny does it again!" --JIM ROGERS, author of "A Gift to My Children""While many are too busy trying to determine 'what just happened, ' the insights of these Invisible Hands provide a valuable forward-looking road map for managing institutional portfolios. With trillions at stake for our society's pensions, endowments, and foundations, this book offers important lessons for any fiduciary charged with stewarding assets for future generations." --MICHAEL K. BARRY, Chief Investment Officer, Georgetown University Endowment"Anyone looking for a better understanding of how to invest in turbulent waters will benefit from this guided tour of the experiences of smart and creative money managers over the last couple of years. Pick up a copy and enjoy!" --ARMINIO FRAGA, Founding Partner, Gavea Investimentos, and former president, Central Bank of Brazil"Drobny's pathbreaking work analyzes the deficiencies of real money investors and proposes antidotes gleaned from the techniques of top macro hedge fund managers." --Dr. JOHN PORTER, Managing Director, Global Portfolio and Liquidity Management, Barclays Capital"Once again, Drobny taps the most influential minds in investing to unearth some decidedly uncommon wisdom and candid revelations. "The Invisible Hands" maps out the winners and losers, empowering readers to navigate the transformation of the money management industry currently in full swing." --JOHN BRYNJOLFSSON, CIO, Armored Wolf, and former portfolio manager of the $80 billion PIMCO Real Return practice

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About Steven Drobny

Steven Drobny is the founder of Drobny Global Asset Management, a full-service asset management, investment advisory, and consulting firm focused on global macro and commodity hedge fund strategies. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed The Invisible Hands: Top Hedge Funds on Bubbles, Crashes and Rethinking Real Money (Wiley) and Inside the House of Money: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Profiting in the Global Markets (Wiley) . Please visit for more information on Mr. Drobny and his books.

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