Inside the Black Box

Sameer Jain

Active Allocator Inc.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Harvard University

March 1, 2011

UBS Alternative Investments, 25 January 2011

In order to confidently invest in hedge funds, it is useful to open the hedge fund black box and gain an understanding of investment and trading approaches employed by hedge funds managers. This issue lays out the building blocks of hedge fund performance generation. It examines the types of risk that hedge funds seek exposure in search for returns. It also highlights various hedge fund trading techniques.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 12

Keywords: Hedge Funds, Arbitrage

JEL Classification: G24

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Date posted: March 3, 2011 ; Last revised: May 28, 2013

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Jain, Sameer, Inside the Black Box (March 1, 2011). UBS Alternative Investments, 25 January 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1773949 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1773949

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Sameer Jain (Contact Author)
Active Allocator Inc. ( email )
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United States
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ( email )
77 Massachusetts Avenue
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Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
United States
Harvard University ( email )
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