Fundamentals of Investing plus MyFinanceLab Student Access Kit and OTIS Student Access Kit (10th Edition) / Edition 10

Fundamentals of Investing plus MyFinanceLab Student Access Kit and OTIS Student Access Kit (10th Edition) / Edition 10

by Lawrence J. Gitman, Michael D. Joehnk, Michael D. Joehnk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321489381

ISBN-13: 9780321489388

Pub. Date: 06/29/2007

Publisher: Addison Wesley

Fundamentals of Investing helps students make informed investment decisions in their personal and professional lives by providing a solid foundation of core concepts and tools. Gitman and Joehnk use practical, hands-on applications to introduce the topics and techniques used by both personal investors and money managers.

Preparing to Invest: The

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Fundamentals of Investing helps students make informed investment decisions in their personal and professional lives by providing a solid foundation of core concepts and tools. Gitman and Joehnk use practical, hands-on applications to introduce the topics and techniques used by both personal investors and money managers.

Preparing to Invest: The Investment Environment; Markets and Transactions; Investment Information and Securities Transactions. Important Conceptual Tools: Risk and Return; Modern Portfolio Concepts. Investing in Common Stocks: Common Stocks; Analyzing Common Stocks; Stock Valuation; Technical Analysis, Market Efficiency, and Behavioral Finance. Investing in Fixed-Income Securities: Fixed-Income Securities; Bond Valuation. Portfolio Management: Mutual Funds: Professionally Managed Portfolios; Managing Your Own Portfolio. Derivative Securities: Options: Puts and Calls; Commodities and Financial Futures; Investing in Preferred Stocks; Tax-Advantaged Investments; Real Estate and Other Tangible Investments.

For all readers interested in personal investment and money management.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321489388
Publisher:
Addison Wesley
Publication date:
06/29/2007
Series:
MyFinanceLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: PREPARING TO INVEST Chapter 1: The Investment Environment
Investments and the Investment Process Investment Vehicles Making Investment Plans Meeting Liquidity Needs: Investing in Short-Term Vehicles

Chapter 2: Markets and Transactions
Securities Markets Globalization of Securities Markets Trading Hours and Regulation of Securities Markets Basic Types of Securities Transactions

Chapter 3: Investment Information and Securities Transactions
Online Investing Types and Sources of Investment Information Understanding Market Averages and Indexes Making Securities Transactions Investment Advisers and Investment Clubs

PART TWO: IMPORTANT CONCEPTUAL TOOLS Chapter 4: Return and Risk
The Concept of Return Measuring Return Risk: The Other Side of the Coin

Chapter 5: Modern Portfolio Concepts
Principles of Portfolio Planning The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
Traditional Versus Modern Portfolio Management

PART THREE: INVESTING IN COMMON STOCKS Chapter 6: Common Stocks
What Stocks Have to Offer Basic Characteristics of Common Stock Common Stock Dividends Types and Uses of Common Stock

Chapter 7: Analyzing Common Stocks
Security Analysis Economic Analysis Industry Analysis Fundamental Analysis

Chapter 8: Stock Valuation
Valuation: Obtaining a Standard of Performance Stock Valuation Models

Chapter 9: Technical Analysis, Market Efficiency, and Behavioral Finance
Technical Analysis Random Walks and Efficient Markets Behavioral Finance: A Challenge to the Efficient Market Hypothesis

PART FOUR: INVESTING IN FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES Chapter 10: Fixed-Income Securities
Why Invest in Bonds?
Essential Features of a Bond The Market for Debt Securities Convertible Securities

Chapter 11: Bond Valuation
The Behavior of Market Interest Rates The Pricing of Bonds Measures of Yield and Return Duration and Immunization Bond Investment Strategies

PART FIVE: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Chapter 12: Mutual Funds: Professionally Managed Portfolios
The Mutual Fund Concept Types of Funds and Services Investing in Mutual Funds

Chapter 13: Managing Your Own Portfolios
Constructing a Portfolio Using an Asset Allocation Scheme Evaluating the Performance of Individual Investments Assessing Portfolio Performance Timing Transactions

PART SIX: DERIVATIVE SECURITIES Chapter 14: Options: Puts and Calls
Put and Call Options Options Pricing and Trading Stock-Index and Other Types of Options

Chapter 15: Commodities and Financial Futures
The Futures Market Financial Futures

Appendix A: Financial Tables Glossary Index

Online Chapters at the Companion Website
Chapter 16: Investing in Preferred Stocks Chapter 17: Tax-Advantaged Investments Chapter 18: Real Estate and Other Tangible Investments

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