9781118000007

Debt Markets and Analysis, + Website

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    9781118000007

  • ISBN10:

    1118000005

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-03-25
  • Publisher: Bloomberg Pr
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Summary

An accessible guide to the essential elements of debt markets and their analysis The Bloomberg Visual series covers today's most relevant finance and trading topics in a comprehensive, yet easy-to-follow style. The content truly lives up to the series name by examining concepts in a highly visual manner'all charts and graphs are in color and presented in a large format for ease of use. The Bloomberg Visual Guide to Debt Markets and Analysis provides professionals and finance students alike with an exposition on debt that will take them from the basic concepts, strategies, and fundamentals to a more detailed understanding of advanced approaches and models. Strong visual attributes include consistent elements that function as additional learning aids, such as: Key Points, Definitions, Step-by-Step, Do It Yourself, and Bloomberg functionality Offers a solid foundation in understanding the complexities and subtleties involved in the evaluation, selection, and management of debt Provides insights on taking the ideas covered and applying them to real-world investment decisions Engaging and informative, the Bloomberg Visual Guide to Debt Markets and Analysis provides practical guidance to excelling at this difficult endeavor.

Author Biography

R. STAFFORD JOHNSON is Professor of Finance at the Williams College of Business, Xavier University. He is the coauthor of Options and Futures, and author of Introduction to Derivatives as well as the first two editions of Bond Evaluation, Selection, and Management. Debt Markets and Analysis is the first of three books in a series: upcoming are Derivatives, and Equity Markets and Portfolio Analysis. Johnson has written many articles appearing in journals such as Applied Economics, Journal of Financial Education, International Review of Economics and Business, Journal of Economics, the Financial Review, and the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART 1: BOND EVALUATION AND SELECTION

Chapter 1:  Overview of the Financial System   

Chapter 2: Overview and Guide to the Bloomberg System

Chapter 3: The Level and Structure of Interest Rates

Chapter 4: Bond Risk

Chapter 6: Bond Investment Strategies

PART 2: DEBT MARKETS AND SECURITIES

Chapter 7: Corporate Debt Securities

Chapter 8: Government Securities and Markets: Treasury, Agencies, Municipals, and Sovereign Debt Securities

Chapter 9: Intermediary Debt Securities, Investment Funds, and Markets

Chapter 10: Mortgage-Backed and Asset-Backed Securities and Securitization

PART 3: DEBT DERIVATIVES

Chapter 11: Bond and Interest Rate Futures Contracts

Chapter 12: Bond and Interest Rate Option Contracts

Chapter 13: The Valuation of Bonds with Embedded Options and Debt Options—The Binomial Interest Rate Tree

Chapter 14: Interest Rate and Credit Default Swaps

SUPPLEMENTAL APPENDICES

Appendix A: Primer on Return, Present Value, and Future Value

Appendix B: Use of Exponents and Logarithms

Appendix C: Directory Listing Of Bloomberg Screens by Menu and Function

About the Author

Index 

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