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Hedge Fund Risk Fundamentals Solving the Risk Management and Transparency Challenge by Richard Horwitz

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Published by Bloomberg Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Investment & securities,
  • Risk management,
  • Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Investments & Securities - Futures,
  • Business & Economics / Investments & Securities,
  • Hedge funds

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8748007M
ISBN 101576601633
ISBN 109781576601631
OCLC/WorldCa54029408

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