"A rare blend of a well-organized, comprehensive guide to portfolio management and a deep, cutting-edge treatment of the key topics by distinguished authors who have all practiced what they preach. The subtitle, A Dynamic Process, points to the fresh, modern ideas that sparkle throughout this new edition. Just reading Peter Bernstein's thoughtful Foreword can move you forward in your thinking about this critical subject."
—Martin L. Leibowitz, Morgan Stanley
"Managing Investment Portfolios remains the definitive volume in explaining investment management as a process, providing organization and structure to a complex, multipart set of concepts and procedures. Anyone involved in the management of portfolios will benefit from a careful reading of this new edition."
—Charles P. Jones, CFA, Edwin Gill Professor of Finance, College of Management, North Carolina State University
From the Inside Flap
As part of the CFA Institute Investment Series, the Third Edition of Managing Investment Portfolios has been designed for a wide range of individuals, from graduate-level students focused on finance to practicing investment professionals. This book, valuable for self-study as well as for general reference, provides complete coverage of the most important issues surrounding modern portfolio management.
In this latest edition, financial experts John Maginn, Donald Tuttle, Jerald Pinto, and Dennis McLeavey—along with a number of experienced contributors—fully update information associated with this important discipline by examining everything from asset allocation strategies to risk management frameworks. Blending theory with practice, they skillfully outline the entire flow of the portfolio management process—from formulating an investment policy statement to portfolio construction, trade execution, and monitoring and rebalancing a portfolio. Throughout the text, special attention is paid to ensuring the evenness of subject matter, consistencyof mathematical notation, and continuity of topic coverage that is so critical to the learning process.
Other elements that are discussed in detail include:
Managing individual and institutional investor portfolios
Capital market expectations
Fixed income and equity portfolio management
Evaluating portfolio performance
Alternative investment portfolio management