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Title:
Essentials of investments
Author:
Bodie, Zvi.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Boston, Mass. : Irwin/McGraw Hill, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xxiv, 611 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780256164596

9780256271348
Format :
Book

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Central Library HG4521 .B563 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

An examination of investment analysis focusing on the theme of asset allocation, securities and security analysis and de-emphasizing technical aspects and mathematical detail. This edition has been updated with a new chapter on mutual funds and sections at the beginning of each chapter relate investments concepts to the real world using current and historical events. International topics and examples are integrated into the sections on market structure and mutual funds, and there is a seperate chapter on international topics in finance.


Table of Contents

Part 1 Elements of Investments
1 Investments: Backgrounds and Issues
2 Financial Markets and Instruments
3 How Securities are Traded
4 Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies
5 Investors and the Investments Process
Part 2 Portfolio Theory
6 Risk and Return: Past and Prologue
7 Efficient Diversification
8 Capital Asset Pricing and Arbitrage Pricing Theory
9 The Efficient Market Hypothesis
Part 3 Fixed-Income Securities
10 Bond Prices and Yields
11 Managing Fixed-Income Investments
Part 4 Security Analysis
12 Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis
13 Equity Valuation
14 Financial Statement Analysis
15 Technical Analysis
Part 5 Derivative Assets: Options and Futures
16 Options Markets
17 Option Valuation
18 Futures Markets
Part 6 Active Investment Management
19 Performance Evaluation and Active Portfolio Management (new title to come)
20 International Diversification

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