Risk Management by Walter V. 'Bud' Haslett Jr. CFA
Foundations For a Changing Financial World (CFA Institute Investment Perspectives)

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Key readings in risk management from CFA Institute, the preeminent organization representing financial analysts

Risk management may have been the single most important topic in finance over the past two decades. To appreciate its complexity, one must understand the art as well as the science behind it. Risk Management: Foundations for a Changing Financial World provides investment professionals with a solid framework for understanding the theory, philosophy, and development of the practice of risk management byOutlining the evolution of risk management and how the discipline has adapted to address the future of managing riskCovering the full range of risk management issues, including firm, portfolio, and credit risk managementExamining the various aspects of measuring risk and the practical aspects of managing riskIncluding key writings from leading risk management practitioners and academics, such as Andrew Lo, Robert Merton, John Bogle, and Richard Bookstaber

For financial analysts, money managers, and others in the finance industry, this book offers an in-depth understanding of the critical topics and issues in risk management that are most important to today’s investment professionals.


About Walter V. 'Bud' Haslett Jr. CFA

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Walter V. "Bud" Haslett Jr., CFA, is Head, Risk Management, Derivatives, and Alternative Investments for CFA Institute. Mr. Haslett has served CFA Institute as an exam grader and member of the Council of Examiners as well as an ad hoc reviewer for the Financial Analysts Journal and abstractor for the CFA Digest. He is past president of the CFA Society of Philadelphia and former board member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. He holds a Master of Liberal Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Drexel University. Prior to joining CFA Institute, Mr. Haslett was head of option analytics for Miller Tabak & Co., LLC, and spent much of his career managing risk on the option trading floors at the Philadelphia Stock Exchange.
Published October 5, 2010 by Wiley. 560 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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