Investments: Analysis and Management / Edition 12

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Overview

In today’s economy, it’s critical for investors to have a strong understanding of the strategies needed to make the best decisions. Jones arms them with the most up-to-date information in the field while offering a proper balance between investment opportunities, techniques and analytics. He includes new discussions on the rapid rise and interest in exchange-traded funds, the new NYSE-Euronext market, the merger of the NYSE and Amex, and more. Expanded coverage is also presented in behavioral finance and the bond markets. In addition, investors will benefit from the updated problems and questions that really make them think of the most effective moves before acting.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118363294
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/17/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 656
  • Sales rank: 472,757
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Jones is currently the Edwin Gill Professor of Finance at North Carolina State University. He received his Ph.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1969.
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Table of Contents

PART ONE BACKGROUND

Chapter 1 Understanding Investments, 1

Chapter 2 Investment Alternatives, 21

Chapter 3 Indirect Investing, 52

Chapter 4 Securities Markets and Market Indices, 86

Chapter 5 How Securities are Traded, 112

PART TWO PORTFOLIO AND CAPITAL MARKET THEORY

Chapter 6 The Returns and Risks from Investing, 138

Chapter 7 Portfolio Theory, 175

Chapter 8 Portfolio Selection and Asset Allocation, 204

Chapter 9 Capital Market Theory and Asset Pricing Models, 230

PART THREE COMMON STOCKS: ANALYSIS, VALUATION, AND MANAGEMENT

Chapter 10 Common Stock Valuation, 261

Chapter 11 Common Stocks: Analysis and Strategy, 296

Chapter 12 Market Efficiency, 319

PART FOUR SECURITY ANALYSIS

Chapter 13 Economy/Market Analysis, 347

Chapter 14 Sector/Industry Analysis, 372

Chapter 15 Company Analysis, 388

Chapter 16 Technical Analysis, 423

PART FIVE FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES: ANALYSIS, VALUATION, AND MANAGEMENT

Chapter 17 Bond Yields and Prices, 446

Chapter 18 Bonds: Analysis and Strategy, 475

PART SIX DERIVATIVE SECURITIES

Chapter 19 Options, 504

Chapter 20 Futures Contracts, 541

PART SEVEN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

Chapter 21 Managing Your Financial Assets, 568

Chapter 22 Evaluation of Investment Performance, 591

Glossary 619

Index 627

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