Introduction to Finance: Markets, Investments, and Financial Management, 13th Edition

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  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/1/2008
  • Publisher: WILEY
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The Thirteenth Edition of this successful book provides a survey of the foundations of the finance discipline. It covers the three major financial areas: Institutions & Markets, Investments, and Financial Management. This approach helps readers develop an integrated perspective of the different foundations of finance.

Author Biography

Ronald Melicher is a Professor of Finance and Chair of the Finance Division in the College of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is also a President's Teaching Scholar and the W. H. Baughn Distinguished Scholar. Dr. Melicher is currently in his 31st year of teaching at the University of Colorado.

Table of Contents

Financial Markets
The Financial Environment
Financial Assets and Intermediaries
Savings and Investment Process
Interest Rates
Time Value of Money Basics
Return and Risk Basics
Bonds: Characteristics and Valuation
Equity: Characteristics and Valuation
Securities Markets
Investment Implications
Financial Management
Business Organization and Financial Data
Financial Analysis and Long-Term Planning
Evaluating Business Investments
Estimating Project Cash Flows
Capital Structure and the Cost of Capital
Managing Working Capital
Short-term Business Financing
International Finance and Trade
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