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Title:
Finance just in time : understanding the key to business and investment before it's too late
Author:
Dixon, Hugo.
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Publication Information:
New York : Texere, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
viii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Previously published as The Penguin guide to finance by Penguin U.K.
Language:
English
Subject Term:

ISBN:
9781587990625
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A text examining the analytical tools employed on Wall Street and the accepted wisdom of contemporary business and economics classrooms, placing the reader firmly at the center of real-world business. Offers the reader a chance to catch up on the financial matters and techniques that matter most in modern business.


Author Notes

Hugo Dixon is a financial journalist and entrepreneur


Table of Contents

Introductionp. v
Part 1 Foundations of Financep. 1
Chapter 1 The Time Value of Moneyp. 3
Chapter 2 The Capital Marketsp. 17
Chapter 3 Interest Ratesp. 22
Chapter 4 The Cost of Capitalp. 29
Chapter 5 Efficient Marketsp. 45
Chapter 6 Optionsp. 53
Microfinance
Part 2 Valuing Companiesp. 63
Chapter 7 In Search of Profitp. 65
Chapter 8 The Wealth of Companiesp. 89
Chapter 9 A Valuation Road Mapp. 99
Chapter 10 Discounted Cash Flowp. 108
Chapter 11 Relative Valuationsp. 122
Part 3 Companies in Motionp. 135
Chapter 12 Shareholder Valuep. 137
Chapter 13 Financial Engineeringp. 147
Chapter 14 Mergers and Acquisitionsp. 165
Chapter 15 Breaking Upp. 188
Macrofinance
Part 4 Financial Marketsp. 199
Chapter 16 Bondsp. 201
Chapter 17 Stock Marketsp. 214
Chapter 18 Currenciesp. 226
Part 5 Financial Pathologyp. 243
Chapter 19 Speculation and Hedgingp. 245
Chapter 20 Banking Crisesp. 255
Chapter 21 Bubbles and Crashesp. 261
Chapter 22 International Financial Crisesp. 269
Epiloguep. 282
Appendix Formula Hellp. 284
Acknowledgmentsp. 287
Further Readingp. 288
Indexp. 289

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