Financial Instruments: Equities, Debt, Derivatives, and Alternative Investments

Financial Instruments: Equities, Debt, Derivatives, and Alternative Investments

by David M. Weiss
     
 

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A comprehensive, current survey of investment products and instruments

Thorough, accessible, and up to date, Financial Instruments is a guide to all of the financial products currently being traded in the world's markets. Through plain language and in a user-friendly format, David M. Weiss, author of After the Trade Is Made, outlines the many

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A comprehensive, current survey of investment products and instruments

Thorough, accessible, and up to date, Financial Instruments is a guide to all of the financial products currently being traded in the world's markets. Through plain language and in a user-friendly format, David M. Weiss, author of After the Trade Is Made, outlines the many tools available and their unique functions, features, and structures.

Weiss breaks financial instruments into four broad groups: equities, debt, derivatives, and mutual funds. Under each heading, he explores the many types of related products, including exotic investments such as:

• American Depositary Receipts
• Asset-Backed Securities
• Structured Debt
• Futures
• Swaps
• Unit Investment Trusts

Financial Instruments is an indispensable tool for finance professionals-portfolio managers, brokers, financial planners, and institutional investors. It's also a definitive resource for sophisticated individual investors.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591842279
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
07/23/2009
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

David M. Weiss has been active in the brokerage industry for more than thirty-five years. Currently an independent consultant and lecturer, he was formerly the director of business, industry, and product training for a major international investment bank, vice president of new products for a primary marketplace, and chief operations officer of a broker dealer as well as holding other management positions.

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