Fundamentals of Investing, plus MyFinanceLab Student Access Card Package

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  • Edition: 11th
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  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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KEY MESSAGE:Fundamentals of Investinghelps students make informed investment decisions in their personal and professional lives by providing a solid foundation of core concepts and tools. Gitman and Joehnk use practical, hands-on applications to introduce the topics and techniques used by both personal investors and money managers. Preparing to Invest:The Investment Environment; Markets and Transactions; Investment Information and Securities Transactions.Important Conceptual Tools:Risk and Return; Modern Portfolio Concepts.Investing in Common Stocks:Common Stocks; Analyzing Common Stocks; Stock Valuation; Technical Analysis, Market Efficiency, and Behavioral Finance.Investing in Fixed-Income Securities:Fixed-Income Securities; Bond Valuation.Portfolio Management:Mutual Funds: Professionally Managed Portfolios; Managing Your Own Portfolio.Derivative Securities:Options: Puts and Calls; Commodities and Financial Futures; Investing in Preferred Stocks; Tax-Advantaged Investments; Real Estate and Other Tangible Investments. For all readers interested in personal investment and money management.

Table of Contents

Preparing To Invest
The Investment
Environment Investments and the Investment Process
Investment Vehicles
Making Investment
Plans Meeting
Liquidity Needs: Investing in Short-Term Vehicles
Markets and Transactions
Securities Markets
Globalization of Securities Markets
Trading Hours and Regulation of Securities Markets
Basic Types of Securities Transactions
Investment Information and Securities Transactions
Online Investing Types and Sources of Investment Information
Understanding Market Averages and Indexes Making Securities
Transactions Investment Advisers and Investment Clubs
Important Conceptual Tools
Return and Risk
The Concept of Return Measuring
Return Risk: The Other Side of the Coin
Modern Portfolio
Concepts Principles of Portfolio
The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
Traditional Versus
Modern Portfolio Management
Investing In Common Stocks
Common Stocks
What Stocks Have to Offer
Basic Characteristics of Common Stock
Common Stock Dividends
Types and Uses of Common Stock
Analyzing Common Stocks
Security Analysis
Economic Analysis
Industry Analysis
Fundamental Analysis
Stock Valuation
Valuation: Obtaining a Standard of Performance Stock
Valuation Models
Technical Analysis, Market Efficiency, and Behavioral Finance
Technical Analysis Random Walks and Efficient Markets
Behavioral Finance: A Challenge to the Efficient Market Hypothesis
Investing In Fixed-Income Securities
Fixed -Income Securities Why Invest in Bonds?
Essential Features of a Bond
The Market for Debt
Securities Convertible Securities
Bond Valuation
The Behavior of Market Interest Rates
The Pricing of Bonds
Measures of Yield and Return Duration and Immunization
Bond Investment Strategies
Portfolio Management
Mutual Funds: Professionally Managed Portfolios
The Mutual Fund
Types of Funds and Services
Investing in Mutual Funds
Managing Your Own Portfolios
Constructing a Portfolio
Using an Asset Allocation Scheme
Evaluating the Performance of Individual Investments
Assessing Portfolio Performance
Timing Transactions
Derivative Securities
Options : Puts and Calls
Put and Call Options
Options Pricing and Trading
Stock-Index and Other Types of Options
Commodities and Financial Futures
The Futures Market Financial Futures
Financial Tables
Online Chapters at the Companion Website
Investing in Preferred Stocks
Tax -Advantaged Investments
Real Estate and Other Tangible Investments
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