Essentials of investments / by Zvi Bodie, Alex Kane and Alan J. Marcus
By: Bodie, Zvi.
Contributor(s): Kane, Alex | Marcus, Alan J.Publisher: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education, 2019Edition: 11th ed.Description: xxvi, 737 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781260288391.Subject(s): Investments | Assets | Share issues | Investment analysis | Portfolio management
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ELEMENTS OF INVESTMENTS: Investments: background and issues -- Asset classes and financial instruments -- Securities markets -- Mutual funds and other investment companies. PORTFOLIO THEORY: Risk, return, and the historical record -- Efficient diversification -- Capital asset pricing and arbitrage pricing theory -- The efficient market hypothesis -- Behavioral finance and technical analysis. DEBT SECURITIES: Bond prices and yields -- Managing bond portfolios. SECURITY ANALYSIS: Macroeconomic and industry analysis -- Equity valuation -- Financial statement analysis. DERIVATIVE MARKETS: Options markets -- Option valuation -- Futures markets and risk management. ACTIVE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT: Evaluating investment performance -- International diversification -- Hedge funds -- Taxes, inflation, and investment strategy -- Investors and the investment process.
Presents a comprehensive guide to investing and offers techniques to assess the current issues. Looks at risk, security and valuation, and presents procedures to follow when building an investment portfolio. Includes recent changes in market structure and trading technology.