Hedge Funds Trading Investing - Value Investing Strategies
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Hedge Funds Trading Investing - Value Investing Strategies

The course will help you learn about the most famous and used strategies in Hedge fund trading
2.7 (10 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,379 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2018
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This course includes
  • 15 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The course will help you learn from various success and failure hedge fund case studies. Understand the reasons for the failures and what could have been to avoid them. We will discuss case studies on companies such as Bridgewater, Tiger Management, Amaranth Advisors, LTCM, Soros Management.
Requirements
  • Passion to learn
  • A computer with internet connection
  • Basic knowledge of finance concepts
Description

Hedge funds market has seen huge growth potential in last decade and seems to be expanding. Many are not aware of it and how they actually work. It is a self-study course based on interactive video sessions that would cover important aspects of Hedge Funds which would help its participants get an overview of this exciting market.

The course has been divided into logical sections which will help you learn the following
The course will help you learn about the Introduction to the concept of Hedge funds, its Definition and meaning, History, Features, Structure of a hedge fund, Fee structure, Legislation, Current trends, Top HF 2015 and the difference between Hedge fund and Mutual Fund.

The course will help you learn about the most famous and used strategies in Hedge fund trading. The strategies would be explained with the help of live case studies and examples along with the advantage and disadvantages of using these strategies. We shall also understand when best we should use them. These strategies include the leverage strategy, Long Only, Short Only, Equity Long Short , Market Neutral, Short Bias, Long Bias and Variable Bias.

The course will help you learn about how performance analysis of hedge fund happens. It would be explained with the help of live case studies and examples so that the learner can comprehend all about it. We shall also understand when best we should use them. These tutorials include understanding high water mark calculation, traditional performance measures, CAPM, sharpe ratio, sortino ratio, treynor ratio, information ratio, benchmark analysis, quartile chart, calmer ratio time series analysis, modern techniques in analyzing hedge fund performance.
The course will help you learn about accounting and taxation concepts of Hedge Funds. The tutorials will help you learn structure of hedge funds, carried interest, Bermuda, offshore funds, master feeder structure, US reporting requirements, accounting and accounting entries for hedge funds and finally look at NAV calculations with the help of examples.

The course will help you learn about risk management in Hedge Funds. The tutorials will help you learn about risk exposure, standard deviation, VaR, downside capture, drawdown, stress testing, sensitivity analysis, risk management software and finally we will discuss a case study to wrap up the entire learning on managing risks w.r.t hedge funds.

The course will help you learn from various success and failure hedge fund case studies. Understand the reasons for the failures and what could have been to avoid them. We will discuss case studies on companies such as Bridgewater, Tiger Management, Amaranth Advisors, LTCM, Soros Management.

Who this course is for:
  • Equity research analyst
  • Bankers
  • Risk Managers
  • Credit Analyst
  • Appropriate also for those who want to have a thorough understanding of the basic hedge fund strategies and the Industry
Course content
Expand all 115 lectures 14:51:11
+ Introduction
14 lectures 01:47:06
History of Hedge Funds
10:28
Key Feature
08:14
Absolute Returns
05:34
Fee Structure
02:26
Legislation
12:39
Legislation Continues
09:25
Current Trends
11:15
More on Current Trends
05:47
Top Hedge Fund 2015
08:25
Hedge fund vs Mutual Fund
06:26
+ Classic Strategies In Hedge Funds
16 lectures 01:58:44
Content of HF Strategies
02:08
Introduction on HF Strategies
07:02
Leverage Of HF Strategies
10:14
Most Leveraged Hedge Fund – 2015
08:31
Case Study - LTCM
06:17
Long Only
09:23
Short Only
08:38
Equity Long – Short
10:18
Market Neutral
05:23
Chart Title
06:58
Short Bias
08:44
Long Bias
05:39
Variable Bias
03:16
Example Part 1
08:08
Example Part 2
09:54
Example Part 3
08:11
+ Other Important Hedge Fund Strategies
16 lectures 02:12:46
Introduction to Other Strategies
05:10
Emerging Markets
09:24
Features of Emerging Markets
12:07
Regional Performance
08:49
Multi Strategy
12:15
Multi Strategy – Risk
12:09
Managed Future Trading CTA
07:38
Advantages and Disadvantages of CTA
05:10
Credit Strategy
10:44
Event Driven Strategy
09:51
Merger and Risk Involved
09:37
Event Driven Strategy Examples
05:30
Bloomberg Opposite Scenario
06:12
Global Macro Strategy
06:50
Global Macro Strategy Continues
05:55
Funds of Hedge Funds
05:25
+ Hedge Fund Performance Analysis
15 lectures 01:46:47
Introduction to Performance Analysis
10:33
High Water Mark Calculation
07:15
Traditional Performance Measures
11:24
CAPM
10:59
Sharpe Ratio
05:07
Sortino Ratio
08:04
Treynor Ratio and Information Ratio
10:25
Benchmark Analysis
06:34
Quartile Chart
02:18
Calmer Ratio
03:48
Time Series Analysis
01:04
Schneeweis and Spurgin
09:05
Style Analysis
08:27
Fund and Hsieh
08:25
Software Available
03:19
+ Concept of Leverage in Hedge funds
7 lectures 01:01:22
Introduction to Concept of Leverage in Hedge funds
11:20
Measuring Leverage
05:33
Measuring Leverage Strategy
11:23
How Hedge Fund obtain Leverage
08:28
HF Leverage - What Can Go Wrong
08:07
What Can Go Wrong Continues
08:03
How Much Leverage is Important
08:28
+ Hedge Fund Accounting & Taxation
17 lectures 02:01:26
Introduction to Accounting and Taxation
05:53
Structure of Hedge Funds
03:17
Carried Interest
07:43
Carried Interest Continue
07:32
Bermuda
04:34
Offshore Structure
07:01
Benefits Offshore Funds
06:51
Master Feeder Structure
11:46
US Reporting Requirements
06:13
De Minimis Rule
06:01
Accounting
08:39
Accounting Entries
07:03
Accounting Entries Continues
09:10
Example of Interest Rate
09:03
Understand Cash Flow Hedging
08:00
NAV Calculation
09:02
More on NAV Calculation
03:38
+ Hedge Fund Risk management
18 lectures 02:31:15
Introduction to Risk Management
11:00
Risk Exposure
10:03
Risk Exposure Continues
11:15
Measure of Risk
07:36
Standard Deviation
07:09
Value at Risk
10:43
VaR Historical Simulation
11:04
Calculating Value at Risk
09:03
Var Covar Matrix
08:40
Var Covar Matrix Continue
07:31
Downside Capture
05:03
Drawdown
03:28
Stress Testing
07:23
Sensitivity Analysis
08:08
Risk Management Software
10:24
Case Study - LTCM
08:00
Case Study - LTCM Continue
07:46
Risk Management Lesson - LTCM
06:59
+ Hedge Fund Success & Failure Case Studies
12 lectures 01:31:45
Introduction to Case Studies
03:49
Risk Management Lesson - LTCM Continue
05:46
Understand Bridge Water Hedge Fund
10:39
Tiger Management
05:59
Amaranth Advisers
08:17
Amaranth Advisers Continues
08:01
LTCM
10:11
LTCM’s Portfolio
10:40
LTCM’s Portfolio Continue
03:43
Soros Fund
07:11
Low Interest Rate and High Inflation
09:31
Summery
07:58