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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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MGMT 4640 - Hedge Funds and Financial Markets

The topics covered include an overview of the hedge fund industry; legal and regulatory issues; in depth analysis of a number of hedge fund trading and investment strategies including equity long/short, fixed income arbitrage, credit and high yield fixed income arbitrage, commodity and currency trend-following strategies, and private equity “crossover” hedge funds.  The course will also cover the role of hedge funds in an overall investment portfolio and in asset allocation framework.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: MGMT 2300; MGMT 2320; MGMT 4320/4330.

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually.

Cross Listed: Cross-listed with MGMT 7640; Students cannot obtain credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 3

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