9780077457648

Fundamentals of Investments with Stock-Trak Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077457648

  • ISBN10:

    0077457641

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/28/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

Fundamentals of Investmentsfocuses on students as investment managers, giving them information to act on by placing theory and research in the proper context. The text offers strong, consistent pedagogy, including a balanced, unified treatment of the four main types of financial investments: stocks, bonds, options, and futures. Topics are organized in a way that makes them easy to applywhether to a portfolio simulation or to real lifeand supported with hands-on activities.

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

1. A Brief History of Risk and Return

2. The Investment Process

3. Overview of Security Types

4. Mutual Funds

Part II Stock Markets

5. The Stock Market

6. Common Stock Valuation

7. Stock Price Behavior and Market Efficiency

8. Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Part III Interest Rates and Bond Valuation

9. Interest Rates

10. Bond Prices and Yields

Part IV Portfolio

11. Diversification and Risky Asset Allocation

12. Return, Risk, and the Security Market Line

13. Performance Evaluation and Risk Management

Part V Options and Futures

14. Futures Contracts

15. Stock Options

Part VI Topics in Investments

16. Option Valuation

17. Projecting Cash Flow and Earnings

18. Corporate Bonds

19. Government Bonds

20. Mortgage-Backed Securities

Appendix A: Answers to Test Your Investment Quotient Questions

Appendix B: Answers to Selected Questions and Problems

Appendix C: Key Formulas

Index

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