Investments: An Introduction, 10th Edition / Edition 10by Herbert B. Mayo
Pub. Date: 04/16/2010
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Introduce today's most important investment topics from a strong individual financial planner's perspective with Mayo's INVESTMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION, 10E. This edition provides an inviting, comprehensive approach to investments, from the fundamentals needed for success on the CFP exam to more advanced topics. Readers learn to make solid real investment
Introduce today's most important investment topics from a strong individual financial planner's perspective with Mayo's INVESTMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION, 10E. This edition provides an inviting, comprehensive approach to investments, from the fundamentals needed for success on the CFP exam to more advanced topics. Readers learn to make solid real investment decisions with applications, such as an updated Financial Advisor's Investment Case at the end of each chapter and the latest Internet assignments. Expanded coverage of key topics, including stock valuation ratios, stock repurchases, and dividend payments prepare the reader to operate with confidence in today's global financial markets. Readers can even gain hands-on access Thomson ONE-Business School Edition -- the same financial analysis tool trusted on Wall Street every day. Mayo's INVESTMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION, 10E offers the engaging details and insightful perspective to further any reader's investment success. Help your students fully understand today's most important investment topics from the individual financial planner's perspective with the rich array of teaching and learning resources found on this edition's interactive companion Website.
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Table of Contents
PART I: THE INVESTMENT PROCESS AND FINANCIAL CONCEPTS. 1. An Introduction to Investments. 2. Securities Markets. 3. The Time Value of Money. 4. Financial Planning, Taxation, and the Efficiency of Financial Markets. 5. Risk and Portfolio Management. PART II: INVESTMENT COMPANIES. 6. Investment Companies: Mutual Funds. 7. Closed-end Investment Companies, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). PART III: INVESTING IN COMMON STOCK. 8. Stock. 9. The Valuation of Stock. 10. Investment Returns and Aggregate Measures of Stock Markets. 11. The Macroeconomic Environment for Investment Decisions. 12. Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis. PART IV: INVESTING IN FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES. 13. The Bond Market. 14. The Valuation of Fixed-Income Securities. 15. Government Securities. 16. Convertible Bonds and Convertible Preferred Stocks. PART V: DERIVATIVES. 17. An Introduction to Options. 18. Option Valuation and Strategies. 19. Commodity and Financial Futures. PART VI: An Overview. 20. Financial Planning in an Efficient Market Context. Appendix A Mathematical Tables. Appendix B Answers to Selected Problems. Glossary. Index.
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