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The Invisible Hands: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Bubbles, Crashes, and Real Money, Revised and Updated by Jared Diamond, Nouriel Roubini, Steven Drobny

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Index

Absolute return, generation

Accounting leverage, economic leverage (contrast)

Active management, passive management (combination)

Active managers, search process

Active risk allocation, importance

Active risk management, dedication

Adaptability call

Agricultural commodities, prices

Agricultural futures (1977--2009)

AIG, bailout

Alchemy of Finance, The (Soros)

Allocators, future adaptability

Alpha

beta, contrast

central bank source

extraction, zero-sum game

generation

policy change, impact

providing, policy error (usage)

risk-adjusted measure

Alpha-seeking macro fund

Alternative energy source, supply (increase)

Annual cash demands, short-term constraints

Annual cash flows, importance

AOL-Time Warner deal

Armageddon scenario, extrapolation

Asia crisis (1997)

repeat

Asia crisis (1998--1999)

Asia currencies, bullishness

Asia performance

Asset-backed securities index (ABX), problem

Asset/liability matching

Assets

allocation, function

collapse

expected return

generation

purchase (Buffett)

Asymmetric bet

example

structure

Back tests

Backwardation

Balance sheets

availability

strength

Baltic dry shipping rate (1998--2009)

Bank capital ratios, Basel II framework (usage)

Bank of International Settlements (BIS), turnover data

Banks

balance sheets, problems

implosion

leverage ratios

Bayesian methods

Bear market

Bear Stearns

bailout

government bond leverage change

perspective (Bernanke)

Beauty contest, concept

Benchmark

Beneficiaries, payments (impact)

Bernanke, Ben

actions

Bear Stearns ...

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