9780321088086

Fundamentals of Investing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321088086

  • ISBN10:

    0321088085

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/1/2002
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Pub Co
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Summary

Renowned for its writing style, trademark example method, and learning goals, Gitman and Joehnk's classic investment text is now in its Seventh Edition. Addressing the growing demand to learn how to manage personal investments and finances, the authors have turned the spotlight on individual rather than institutional investors. Their strong real-word focus includes superior coverage of mutual funds, international investments, and investment decision techniques. The new edition makes use of the Internet through exercises and cross references to Internet resources. An accompanying CD-ROM offers hands-on practice in analyzing companies for investment purposes. All these distinctive features ensure that Fundamentals of Investing will continue to define the market for years to come.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents vii
Preface xvii
PART ONE THE INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT 1(128)
The Role and Scope of Investments
2(32)
Investment Markets and Transactions
34(37)
Online Investing, Information, and Trading
71(58)
PART TWO IMPORTANT CONCEPTUAL TOOLS 129(92)
Investment Return and Risk
130(45)
Modern Portfolio Concepts
175(46)
PART THREE INVESTING IN COMMON STOCK 221(148)
Common Stock Investments
222(50)
Analytical Dimensions of Stock Selection
272(42)
Stock Valuation and Investment Decisions
314(55)
PART FOUR INVESTING IN FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES 369(120)
Bond Investments
370(43)
Bond Valuation and Analysis
413(40)
Preferred Stocks and Convertible Securities
453(36)
PART FIVE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 489(94)
Mutual Funds: Professionally Managed Investment Portfolios
490(52)
Administering Your Own Portfolio
542(41)
PART SIX DERIVATIVE SECURITIES 583(1)
Options: Puts, Calls, and Warrants
584(42)
Commodities and Financial Futures
626
Appendix A Financial Tables 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Index 1

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