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9780071597487

Healthcare Investing: Profiting from the New World of Pharma, Biotech, and Health Care Services

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    9780071597487

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    0071597484

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-06
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

The health-care market is huge, solid, and growing at the rate of inflation, which suggests above-average returns in the future. Due to its complex structure, it is prone to mispricings that savvy investors can take advantage of. And because health-care products are generally inelastic, the market is particularly suited to weather economic storms.

Author Biography

Les Funtleyder serves as healthcare strategist for Miller Tabak + Co. He previously managed the health care portfolio of the Minneapolis-based hedge fund Provident Advisors. Funtleyder makes frequent appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg, and National Public Radio. ...

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
A Macro View on Health-Care Investing
The Investment Case for Health Carep. 3
What Ails the Health-Care Systemp. 15
Reform Proposals and Their Significance to Investorsp. 31
Anatomy of the Health-Care Systemp. 55
Evaluating a Reform Planp. 73
Nonreform Trendsp. 93
Investment Strategies for the Health-Care Industry
Risks and Rewards of Health-Care Investingp. 121
Fundamental Techniques for Picking the Right Stocksp. 139
Other Investment Considerations and Techniquesp. 165
Investing in Pharmaceuticalsp. 179
Investing in Biotechnologyp. 203
Investment Opportunities in Health-Care Servicesp. 223
Investing in Medical Technologyp. 243
Conclusionp. 257
Indexp. 261
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