9780073382401

Essentials of Investments

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073382401

  • ISBN10:

    007338240X

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/25/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

The market leading Essentials of Investments, 8/e by Bodie, Kane and Marcus is an undergraduate textbook on investment analysis, presenting the practical applications of investment theory to convey insights of practical value. The authors have eliminated unnecessary mathematical detail and concentrate on the intuition and insights that will be useful to practitioners throughout their careers as new ideas and challenges emerge from the financial marketplace. Essentials maintains the theme of asset allocation (authors discuss asset pricing and trading then apply these theories to portfolio planning in real-world securities markets that are governed by risk/return relationships).

Table of Contents

Part 1: Elements of Investments

1- Investments: Background and Issues

2- Asset Classes and Financial Instruments

3- Securities Markets

4- Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies

Part 2: Portfolio Theory

5- Risk and Return: Past and Prologue

6- Efficient Diversification

7- Capital Asset Pricing and Arbitrage Pricing Theory

8- The Efficient Market Hypothesis

9- Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis

Part 3: Debt Securities

10- Bond Prices and Yields

11- Managing Bond Portfolios

Part 4: Security Analysis

12- Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis

13- Equity Valuation

14- Financial Statement Analysis

Part 5: Derivative Markets

15- Options Markets

16- Option Valuation

17- Futures Markets and Risk Management

Part 6: Active Investment Management

18- Portfolio Performance Evaluation

19- Globalization and International Investing

20- Hedge Funds

21- Taxes, Inflation, and Investment Strategy

22- Investors and the Investment Process

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