Both fundamental and quantitative investment managers will benefit from studying this updated edition by Grinold and Kahn.” -Scott Stewart, Portfolio Manager. Richard Grinold and Ronald Kahn, today retired and at BlackRock respectively, share a history in academia, at BARRA and above all at the quant behemoth. The Fundamental Law of Active Management by Grinold and Kahn is designed to assess the value of active management, as expressed by the information ratio.

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Anselmo Araujo rated it really liked it Feb 13, To increase the IR from 0,5 to 1,0 one would need to double skill, increase breadth by a factor of four or some combination of the two. Placing restrictions on the amount of cash in the portfolio lowers IR, so does demanding sector neutrality in an equity portfolio etc. Skip to main content.

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Tapas Neogi rated it really liked it Mar 16, Richard Grinold and Ronald Kahn, today retired and at BlackRock respectively, share a history in academia, at BARRA and above all at the quant behemoth Barclays Global Investors where they both held leading positio Academic financial text books have, to a large extent, focused on beta and the so called efficient market.

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Active Portfolio Management was groundbreaking when it was first published in as instead it was devoted to the practical process of generating alpha from a quantative angle. Active Portfolio Management, Second Editionnow sets the bar even higher. The second source of IR is breadth — the number of independent active oportunities per year the PM have to use his skill on.

Academic financial text books have, to a large extent, focused on beta and the so called efficient market.

Often the asset management process focuses excessively on the quality of bets versus the quantity. IC is about the quality of investment opportunities while BR is about the quantity of investment opportunities through coverage of more securities or a higher frequency of opportunities. Open Preview See a Problem?

If a new opportunity khan fully correlated to a previous one it adds no IR. Tsung-Han Yang rated it it was ok Feb 17, Active asset management is all about forecasting. Karen Ma rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Not recommended for fun read, but a complete must-have for active portfolio managers’ knowledg This is the textbook for kayn active portfolio management course at Haas School of Business taught by Dr. Grinold and Ronald N.

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However it does provide everything you need to know to construct, backtest, and evaluate your portfolio.

Jul 19, Isuru Daulagala rated it really liked it. A reference classic, and surprisingly well written. Nicholas rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Oct 21, Victor rated it did not like it Shelves: Ronald Kahn, the author of the book. Apr 15, Yifang Liu rated it really liked it Kahm Dec 01, Shauntelle James rated it it grinolf amazing. By outlining an innovative process to uncover raw signals of asset returns, develop them into refined forecasts, then use those forecasts to construct portfolios of exceptional return and minimal risk, i.

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Breadth, Skill, and Time

Forgot your user name or password? It was my first book on Portfolio Management, although it has very good ratings on goodreads and amazon, I surprisingly found this book rather obscure and not-easy-to-follow. Trevor rated it it was amazing May 26, It is for example more valuable to be able to forecast the returns of stocks than stocks.

You are going to email the following Breadth, Skill, and Time. Books by Richard C. If you’re interested in how indexes benchmarks are constructed for specific purposes, this is the book. Want to Read saving…. A good introductory book about quantitative portfolio management which is also mathematically rigorous.

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If you’re an investing professional, you should already know about this book, whether you use it or not. Jan 12, Clare rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thomas Grinolld rated it it was ok Nov 27,