Investments An Introduction (with Thomson ONE - Business School Edition and Stock-Trak Coupon)

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-10-16
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Now you can clearly introduce investment topics--from the fundamentals needed for the CFP exam to more advanced issues--all within a student-friendly presentation that minimizes math and maximizes understanding for finance majors and nonmajors. The text of choice for the College of Financial Planning, Mayo's INVESTMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION, 9e, places strong emphasis on the individual financial planner's perspective. Students discover how to use what they're learning to make real investment decisions with a fresh Financial Advisor's Investment Case that continues throughout every chapter. New Internet assignments demonstrate how to use technology for investments and provide expanded coverage of stock valuation ratios and more on stock repurchases and dividend payments. This edition's new integrated ThomsonNOW? online course management and learning system saves you time while reinforcing student comprehension. The book's Thomson ONE?-Business School Edition provides access to the same financial analysis tool used on Wall Street. It's all part of a comprehensive package and engaging text that clarifies today's most important investment topics within a compelling, interactive learning environment to ensure comprehension.

Table of Contents

The Investment Process And Financial Concepts
An Introduction to Investments
The Creation of Financial Assets
Security Markets
The Time Value of Money
The Tax Environment
Risk and Portfolio Management
Investment Companies
Investment Companies: Mutual Funds
Closed-end Investment Companies
Investing In Common Stock
The Valuation of Common Stock
Investment Returns and Aggregate Measures of Stock Markets
Dividends: Past, Present, and Future
The Macroeconomic Environment for Investment Decisions
Analysis of Financial Statements
Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis
Investing In Fixed-Income Securities
The Bond Market
The Valuation of Fixed-Income Securities
Government Securities
Convertible Bonds and Convertible Preferred Stock
An Introduction to Options
Option Valuation and Strategies
Commodity and Financial Futures
Alternative Investments
Investing in Foreign Securities
Investing in Nonfinancial Assets: Collectibles, Natural Resources, and Real Estate
Portfolio Planning and Management in an Efficient Market Context
Mathematical Tables
Answers to Selected Problems
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