Investments and S&P's Educational Version of Market Insight and PowerWeb and Stock Trak Discount Coupon

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-01-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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This latest edition of Investments continues the legacy of excellence established in previous versions. Chapters on behavioral finance, arbitrage pricing theory, multifactor models of risk and return, and international diversification have been dramatically rewritten to meet changes in today's transformed markets. In addition, unnecessary mathematical and technical detail continues to be left out wherever possible.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction

Chapter 1 The Investment Environment

Chapter 2 Financial Instruments

Chapter 3 How Securities are Traded

Chapter 4 Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies

Part II. Portfolio Theory

Chapter 5 History of Interest Rates and Risk Premiums

Chapter 6 Risk and Risk Aversion

Chapter 7 Capital Allocation Between the Risky Asset and the Risk-Free Asset

Chapter 8 Optimal Risky Portfolios

Part III. Equilibrium in Capital Markets

Chapter 9 The Capital Asset Pricing Model

Chapter 10 Index Models

Chapter 11 Arbitrage Pricing Theory and Multifactor Models of Risk and Return

Chapter 12 Market Efficiency and Behavioral Finance

Chapter 13 Empirical Evidence on Security Returns

Part IV. Fixed-Income Securities

Chapter 14 Bond Prices and Yields

Chapter 15 The Term Structure of Interest Rates

Chapter 16 Managing Bond Portfolios

Part V. Security Analysis

Chapter 17 Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis

Chapter 18 Equity Valuation Models

Chapter 19 Financial Statement Analysis

Part VI. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives

Chapter 20 Options Markets: Introduction

Chapter 21 Option Valuation

Chapter 22 Futures Markets

Chapter 23 Futures and Swaps: A Closer Look

Part VII. Active Portfolio Management

Chapter 24 Portfolio Performance Evaluation

Chapter 25 International Diversification

Chapter 26 The Process of Portfolio Management

Chapter 27 The Theory of Active Portfolio Management

Appendix A. Quantitative Review

Appendix B. References to CFA Question

Appendix C. Glossary

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