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Politics of Public Fund Investing How to Modify Wall Street to Fit Main Street

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ISBN-10: 074326729X

ISBN-13: 9780743267298

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ben Finkelstein, Felicia Landerman

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Until now, there has never been a book to help public fund managers direct fixed-income portfolios while simultaneously balancing politics, or the need to preserve principal, with economics, or the need to optimize income. The Politics of Public Fund Investing approaches public fund management from the lay perspective, providing much-needed guidance to modify Wall Street strategies to serve the needs of Main Street. If you manage a public fund, if you are an elected official, or if you oversee a portfolio for a foundation or an endowment, you know the traditional money management strategy used every day on Wall Street doesn't necessarily apply to your situation. For you, investing isn't…    
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List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 3/14/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Benjamin Finkelstein is senior managing director of public funds for Stanford Group Company. He has spent more than a decade developing training programs specifically for public fund investment professionals and supervisors. In addition, he is a nationally recognized consultant, lecturer, and published author in the public funds investment community. National organizations such as the Government Finance Officers Association, the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada, Public Risk Management Association, and Public Agency Risk Managers Association, as well as numerous state and local organizations, including the State of Missouri, Florida League of Cities, Florida…    

Wall street versus main street
Investment policy and politics
Relevant performance measurement
Four steps of creating a politically correct portfolio
Optimizing income and minimizing risk
Opportunity cost
Profiting from losses
Understanding and applying duration
Callable securities
Public fund analytics