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Hedge Funds

  1. What are the advantages of hiring a third-party marketing company?

  2. How do spinoffs differ from initial public offerings (IPOs)?

  3. How does beta measure a stock's market risk?

  4. What is the difference between a hostile takeover and a friendly takeover?

  5. How much of the asset management industry has moved from traditional managers to ...

  6. What's the difference between a collateralized debt obligation (CDO) and a collateralized ...

  7. What's the difference between the hurdle rate and the high water mark?

  8. How did the financial crisis affect the banking sector?

  9. What does standard deviation measure in a portfolio?

  10. How do hedge funds use short selling?

  11. Can you invest in hedge funds?

  12. What happens if you don't hedge your investments?

  13. Are there publicly traded hedge funds?

  14. What does a hedge fund do?

  15. What is the difference between a hedge fund and a private equity fund?

  16. How do hedge funds determine what assets to own?

  17. What is the purpose of a hedge fund?

  18. Where does a hedge fund get its money?

  19. How do traders use the ABX index?

  20. Where do most fund managers get their market information?

  21. What is a cross hedge?

  22. What is the difference between systemic risk and systematic risk?

  23. All of the following are regulated by the Investment Companies Act of 1940 EXCEPT

  24. Do speculators have a destabilizing effect on the financial system?

  25. What is an unregistered mutual fund?

  26. What is high-frequency trading?

  27. How did currency trader John Rusnak hide $691 million in losses before being caught ...

  28. Do hedge funds and mutual funds invest in commodities in high inflation environments?

  29. When you buy a stock in a company, does it necessarily mean that one of the shareholders ...

  30. What's the difference between a mutual fund and a hedge fund?

  31. Who is Mr. Copper?

  32. What is a liquidity squeeze?

  33. Are ETFs subject to the short sale uptick rule?

  34. What is market capitulation?

  35. How does pyramiding work?

  36. What's the difference between absolute and relative return?

  37. What's the difference between institutional and non-institutional investors?

  38. What careers are popular among CFA charterholders?

  39. What is securitization?

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