Investments / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $27.75
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 86%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $27.75   
  • New (6) from $111.95   
  • Used (4) from $27.75   

Overview

Investments offers a topical and thorough introduction to securities, securities markets and investment strategies, discussing in detail the various ways in which you can minimise risk and maximise yields.

Recent years have witnessed a revolution in the field of finance and investment in the capital market, with the market becoming truly global. This book addresses this difficult subject in a logical manner ¿ organised and written around the new developments and challenges facing the capital market. The book takes a truly international approach with coverage of international markets and companies.

This book is suitable for any undergraduate or postgraduate investments course taken as part of a finance, business or economics programme.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780273651642
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 12/20/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 944
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION

PART 1: THE INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT

2. Bonds, stocks and other securities

3. Security markets

4. Institutional investors

5. Security regulation and investment ethics

PART 2: RETURN AND RISK

6. Rates of return

7. Fundamentals of portfolio analysis

8. Mean--variance analysis

9. Portfolio diversification

PART 3: CAPITAL MARKETS IN EQUILIBRIUM

10. The capital asset-pricing model

11. The arbitrage pricing theory

12. Efficient markets: theory and evidence

PART 4: SECURITY ANALYSIS

13. Interest rates and bond valuation

14. Bonds: analysis and management

15. Stocks: valuation and selection

16. Financial statement analysis

17. Macroeconomic analysis

18. Technical analysis

PART 5: DERIVATIVE SECURITIES

19. Futures, options and other derivatives

20. Derivatives valuation

PART 6: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

21. Risk management

22. Performance evaluation

APPENDIX A: INTRODUCTION TO REGRESSION ANALYSIS

APPENDIX B: EXCEL SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS

APPENDIX C: REVIEW QUESTIONS: ANSWERS

GLOSSARY

INDEX

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2005

    great book!

    A great book! I especially liked the many case studies and newspaper articles nicely illustrate the practical relevance of the financial theory

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)