Investments: Analysis and Management / Edition 12

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In today’s economy,it’s critical for investors to have a strong understanding ofthe strategies needed to make the best decisions. Jones arms themwith the most up-to-date information in the field while offering aproper balance between investment opportunities, techniques andanalytics. He includes new discussions on the rapid rise andinterest in exchange-traded funds, the new NYSE-Euronext market,the merger of the NYSE and Amex, and more. Expanded coverage isalso presented in behavioral finance and the bond markets. Inaddition, investors will benefit from the updated problems andquestions that really make them think of the most effective movesbefore acting.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118363294
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/17/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 656
  • Sales rank: 306,322
  • 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


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


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


Chapter 10 Common Stock Valuation, 261

Chapter 11 Common Stocks: Analysis and Strategy, 296

Chapter 12 Market Efficiency, 319


Chapter 13 Economy/Market Analysis, 347

Chapter 14 Sector/Industry Analysis, 372

Chapter 15 Company Analysis, 388

Chapter 16 Technical Analysis, 423


Chapter 17 Bond Yields and Prices, 446

Chapter 18 Bonds: Analysis and Strategy, 475


Chapter 19 Options, 504

Chapter 20 Futures Contracts, 541


Chapter 21 Managing Your Financial Assets, 568

Chapter 22 Evaluation of Investment Performance, 591

Glossary 619

Index 627

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