35. Hedge Funds and Financial Derivatives

  1. Robert W. Kolb and
  2. James A. Overdahl
  1. Tom Nohel

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266403.ch35

Financial Derivatives: Pricing and Risk Management

Financial Derivatives: Pricing and Risk Management

How to Cite

Kolb, R. W. and Overdahl, J. A. (2009) Hedge Funds and Financial Derivatives, in Financial Derivatives: Pricing and Risk Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118266403.ch35

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499108

Online ISBN: 9781118266403

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Keywords:

  • hedge funds;
  • financial derivatives;
  • investment vehicles;
  • credit default swaps;
  • middle-income investors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Survey of Derivative Use by Hedge Funds

  • Modeling Hedge Fund Risks

  • Description of Some Popular Hedge Fund Strategies

  • Some Unusual Derivatives Trades Made by Hedge Funds

  • Conclusion

  • Endnotes

  • About the Author