|About the Book|
Revolutionary techniques that traders can implement to improve profits and avoid lossesNo trader, professional or individual, can afford not to have a solid risk management program integrated into his or her trading system. But finding a preciseMoreRevolutionary techniques that traders can implement to improve profits and avoid lossesNo trader, professional or individual, can afford not to have a solid risk management program integrated into his or her trading system. But finding a precise mathematical model to replace subjective decision-making processes is a challenge. Traditionally, risk management has focused solely on loss avoidance, but in Trading Risk, hedge fund risk manager Kenneth Grant presents some-thing completely new--how to manage a portfolio to minimize risk and increase profits by putting more capital at risk. Trading Risk details a risk management program that can help both money managers and individual traders evaluate which elements in a portfolio are working efficiently and which arent. By illustrating an extremely simple set of statistical and arithmetic tools this book can help readers enhance their performance in many financial markets.Kenneth L.Grant is Cheynes Global Risk Manager, and is the Managing Member for Cheyne Capital, LLC, the firms U.S. arm. Mr. Grant is a pioneer in the field of hedge fund risk management and capital allocation. Before joining Cheyne, he created risk control programs at two of the worlds leading hedge funds, Tudor Investments and SAC Capital, where he was eventually promoted to the title of Chief Investment Strategist. Mr. Grant holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, an MA in Economics from Columbia University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.