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Fall 2019 Mathematics GR5300 section 001
HEDGE FUNDS STRATEGIES & RISK

Call Number 50675
Day & Time
Location
T 8:10pm-10:00pm
417 Mathematics Building
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Eric Yeh
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction Classroom
Course Description The hedge fund industry has continued to grow after the financial crisis, and hedge funds are increasingly important as an investable asset class for institutional investors as well as wealthy individuals. This course will cover hedge funds from the point of view of portfolio managers and investors. We will analyze a number of hedge fund trading strategies, including fixed income arbitrage, global macro, and various equities strategies, with a strong focus on quantitative strategies. We distinguish hedge fund managers from other asset managers, and discuss issues such as fees and incentives, liquidity, performance evaluation, and risk management. We also discuss career development in the hedge fund context.
Web Site Vergil
Department Mathematics
Enrollment 40 students (40 max) as of 12:06PM Sunday, September 22, 2019
Status Full
Subject Mathematics
Number GR5300
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs, International and Public Affairs
Campus Morningside
Note MAFN ONLY. LETTER GRADE ONLY. NO PASS/FAIL. NO AUDITING
Section key 20193MATH5300G001

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