The revised and updated fourteenth edition of* Investments: Analysis and Management* explains the essentials of investing and supports good investment decisions. More than a simple introduction to the subject, this comprehensive textbook prepares students to handle real-world investment problems and controversies in a clear and accessible manner. Emphasizing readability, Authors Charles Jones and Gerald Jensen minimize complex formulas and simplify difficult material—enabling students of all levels and backgrounds to follow the entire discussion and delve further into the subject.

Ideally suited for beginning courses in investments, this textbook is designed as a practical guide to help students gain foundational knowledge of investing and develop the analytic skills necessary for deciphering investment issues. Carefully organized chapters guide students through fundamental investing concepts, portfolio and capital market theory, common stock analysis and valuation, fixed-income and derivative securities, the specifics of security analysis and portfolio management, and more. A broad range of pedagogical tools—including bulleted summaries, numbered examples, spreadsheet exercises, computational problems, and an extensive set of chapter review questions—strengthens student comprehension and retention.