Brooks uses a tools-based approach that presents the key concepts of finance (or "tools") early on in the text, followed by an application of those concepts to various finance problems. By introducing key finance concepts with personal and business-related finance examples, this text helps readers understand how the tools of finance can help them in any career or business situation. This edition features strengthened material on financial statements, a discussion on yield curves, new and advanced spreadsheet problems, and updated material.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Fundamental Concepts and Basic Tools of Finance Chapter 1: Financial Management Chapter 2: Financial Statements Chapter 3: The Time Value of Money (Part 1) Chapter 4: The Time Value of Money (Part 2) Chapter 5: Interest Rates Part 2: Valuing Stocks and Bonds and Understanding Risk and Return Chapter 6: Bonds and Bond Valuation Chapter 7: Stocks and Stock Valuation Chapter 8: Risk and Return Part 3: Capital Budgeting Chapter 9: Capital Budgeting Decision Models Chapter 10: Cash Flow Estimation Chapter 11: The Cost of Capital Part 4: Financial Planning and Evaluating Performance Chapter 12: Forecasting and Short-Term Financial Planning Chapter 13: Working Capital Management Chapter 14: Financial Ratios and Firm Performance Part 5: Other Selected Finance Topics Chapter 15: Raising Capital Chapter 16: Capital Structure Chapter 17: Dividends, Dividend Policy, and Stock Splits Chapter 18: International Financial Management
Appendix 1: Future Value Interest Factors Appendix 2: Present Value Interest Factors Appendix 3: Future Value Interest Factors of an Annuity Appendix 4: Present Value Interest Factors of an Annuity Appendix 5: Answers to Prepping for Exam Questions