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Title:
Fundamentals of investing
Author:
Gitman, Lawrence J.
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Edition:
Sixth edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : HarperCollins College Publishers, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm + 1 computer disk (3 1/2 in.)
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780673997555

9780673998132
Format :
Book

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Central Library HG4521 .G547 1996 Book and Software Set Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

A book/disk text for students in a first course in investments, focusing on both individual securities and on portfolios, and describing techniques for implementing investment goals in light of risk-return tradeoffs. Learning aids include summaries; discussion questions; case problems; margin definitions; boxes on real-life investing situations; and STOCK-TRAK simulations. The accompanying disk contains software for performing calculations, keyed to the text. This sixth edition includes investor interviews and expanded material on subjects such as globalization and mortgage-backed securities. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.


Table of Contents

I The Investment Environment
1 The Role and Scope of Investments
2 Investment Markets and Transactions
3 Online Investing, Information, and Trading
II Important Conceptual Tools
4 Investment Return and Risk
5 Modern Portfolio Concepts
III Investing In Common Stock
6 Common Stock Investments
7 Analytical Dimensions of Stock Selection
8 Stock Valuation and Investment Decisions
IV Investing In Fixed-Income Securities
9 Bond Investments
10 Bond Valuation and Analysis
11 Preferred Stock and Convertible Securities
V Portfolio Management
12 Mutual Funds: Using Professional Managers
13 Administering Your Own Portfolio
VI The Role of Derivative Securities
14 Options: Puts, Calls, and Warrants
15 Commodities and Financial Futures
Appendix A Financial Tables

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