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Best Hedge Fund Books You Should Read

Here is a list of the best Hedge Fund books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Hedge Funds For Dummies (2006)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadIf you want to diversify your portfolio and lower your risk exposure with hedge funds, here’s what you should know: Hedge Funds For Dummies explains all the different types of funds, explores the pros and cons of funds as an investment, shows you how to find a good broker, and much more. Authored by Ann Logue, a financial writer and hedge fund specialist, this handy, friendly guide covers all the bases for investors of all levels. Whether you’re just building your first portfolio or you’ve been investing for years, you’ll find everything…
Author(s): Ann C. Logue

2. The Option Trader’s Hedge Fund: A Business Framework for Trading Equity and Index Options (paperback) (2017)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadIn this book, a hedge fund manager and an option trading coach show you how to earn steady, reliable income selling options by managing your option trades and running your option portfolio as a real business with consistent, steady returns. Packed with real-world examples, the authors show you how to manage your own “one man” hedge fund and make consistent profits from selling options by applying the basic framework and fundamental business model and principles of an “insurance company”. This framework helps you to apply your option trading strategy to a solid,…
Author(s): Dennis A. Chen, Mark Sebastian

3. More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite (Council on Foreign Relations Books (Penguin Press)) ()

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadWealthy, powerful, and potentially dangerous, hedge fund moguls have become the It Boys of twenty-first- century capitalism. Beating the market was long thought to be impossible, but hedge funds cracked its mysteries and made fortunes in the process. Drawing on his unprecedented access to the industry, esteemed financial writer Sebastian Mallaby tells the inside story of the hedge funds, from their origins in the 1960s to their role in the financial crisis of 2007 to 2009.Read Sebastian Mallaby’s new book, The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan….
Author(s): Sebastian Malla| May 31, 2011

4. The Ultimate Hedge Fund Guide: How to Form and Manage a Successful Hedge Fund (2014)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadIn his new book, hedge fund consultant Frank Nagy takes the novice through the steps to properly set up and manage a fully functioning hedge fund. The Ultimate Hedge Fund Guide provides new fund managers/traders with the knowledge and tools they need to be familiar with setting up and managing their own hedge fund. While other books are closely focused on specific topics such as trading and managing, The Ultimate Hedge Fund Guide gives the reader a fresh look on the basic setup and managing of a U.S. or offshore hedge fund. The Ultimate Hedge Fund Guide will provide answers on topics…
Author(s): Frank Nagy

5. What Hedge Funds Really Do: An Introduction to Portfolio Management (2014)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadWhat do hedge funds really do? These lightly-regulated funds continually innovate new investing and trading strategies to take advantage of temporary mispricing of assets (when their market price deviates from their intrinsic value). These techniques are shrouded in mystery, which permits hedge fund managers to charge exceptionally high fees. While the details of each funds’ approach are carefully guarded trade secrets, this book draws the curtain back on the core building blocks of many hedge fund strategies Beyond the book’s instructional goals, What Hedge Funds Do…
Author(s): Philip J. Romero, Tucker Balch

6. Hedge Funds: Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to create Wealth using Hedge Funds (2019)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadA hedge fund can be defined by a private investment that is limited in scope as to who can participate in that investment. The factors that differentiate this type of investment from regular ones are that it is private, and that there are only certain individuals qualified to invest in the fund. While you might have had misconceptions before, you will be able to learn about the truth, and the benefits, throughout this book. Don’t wait to read! In the book, you will discover: Don’t hesitate to learn the truth about something that could help make you a ton of money. Click “add to basket” to read more!…
Author(s): Gregory Becker

7. An American Hedge Fund: How I Made $2 Million as a Stock Operator & Created a Hedge Fund (2007)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should Read$2 trillion is invested in the hedge fund industry, and yet, due to industry regulations, the general public knows little about them. This book will change everything. Timothy turned $12,000 of Bar Mitzvah gift money into $1.65 million trading thousands of stocks from 1999-2002, managed the #1 Short Bias Hedge Fund from 2003-2006, starred in the television documentary Wall Street Warriors, and appeared regularly on CNBC all before the age of 26. It’s been a wild ride. This `Rocky’-like story is the first realistic look at the world of stock trading and hedge funds-it will educate and inspire everyone….
Author(s): Timothy Sykes

8. Bite the Ass Off a Bear: Getting In and Standing Out On a Hedge Fund Trading Floor (2017)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadContrary to Hollywood mythologizing, there are no wolves on Wall Street. Ruthless, greedy, and power-hungry individualists actually make terrible hedge-fund traders. If you're going to succeed in this business, you need to understand not only how America's financial markets work, but how being a team player makes you the most valuable asset to your company and clients.In Bite the Ass Off a Bear, investment professional Garth Friesen reveals how hedge-fund traders thrive by developing the interpersonal skills necessary to act and react in a high-stakes…
Author(s): Garth Friesen

9. The Insiders’ Guide to Hedge Funds (2018)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadYour best- practices guide to hedge fund operations – with helpful solutions to common challenges. Only The Insider’s Guide to Hedge Funds: Successfully Managing the Middle and Back Office provides a full unparalleled picture of all the key middle and back office functions at a typical hedge fund firm – as well as an understanding of how all those functions work together. Written in plain English, with every chapter authored by experts with extensive experience, this one-of-a-kind resource delivers:…
Author(s): Terrance J. O’Malley, Michael C. Neus

10. Evaluating and Implementing Hedge Fund Strategies: The Experience of Managers and Investors, Third Edition (2003)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadThis essential guide presents a detailed analysis of hedge fund investment techniques, risk and controls from the viewpoints of managers and investors. There is practical advice on how to implement and manage a successful hedge fund strategy, including discussion on event and equity investing, sources of return, the evaluation of opportunities, risk assessment control, quantitative analysis of return and risk characteristics, offshore hedge funds, trends, investing in emerging markets and convertible arbitrage. This edition provides an insightful and practical overview of the dynamics, diversity…
Author(s): Ronald A Lake, Ronald A. Lake

11. Diary of a Hedge Fund Manager: From the Top, to the Bottom, and Back Again (2011)

 Best Hedge Fund Books You Should ReadAn insider’s view of the high stakes world of money management, Diary of a Hedge Fund Manager is both a practical guide for investors and the deeply personal story of a man who knows the system inside and out. One of the best young portfolio managers on Wall Street, and helping to run the hedge fund operation of one of the world’s most prestigious firms, Keith McCullough finds himself a lone voice of reason as the economic crisis of 2008 looms large. Shown the door, his life takes a fascinating turn into the world of independent research and no-holds-barred criticism. Written with the authority of someone who knows how Wall…
Author(s): Keith McCullough, Rich Blake

Best Hedge Fund Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some hedge fund books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Regulation of Hedge Funds: A Global Perspective

Author(s): Ana Maria Fagetan
ID: 2871703, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2021, Size: 8 Mb, Format: epub

Alternative Investment Operations: Hedge Funds, Private Equity, and Fund of Funds

Author(s): Jason Scharfman
ID: 2890012, Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

What Hedge Funds Really Do

Author(s): Philip J. Romero; Tucker Balch
ID: 2914669, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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