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Corporate Finance with Student Resource CD-ROM and InfoTrac / Edition 1

Corporate Finance with Student Resource CD-ROM and InfoTrac / Edition 1


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While upholding the rigorous standards professors demand in a graduate course, Smart, Megginson, and Gitman have created a technologically sophisticated, yet easy to use, Graduate Corporate Finance text for MBAs. Corporate Finance, 1e, has video interviews with leading scholars such as Myron Scholes, Jay Ritter, Ken French, and many other financial luminaries, along with video clips with business executives from high profile companies such as Intel, Goldman Sachs, and Ford. Practitioners explain how they apply financial theory to solve real business problems. Real-world examples from more than a dozen countries reinforce an applied, global perspective. Understand the nuances of financial theory and how theory is currently evolving using the different videos, integrated flash animated concept tutorials and problem solutions. For example, flash animations allow review of complex topics from portfolio theory to hedging to option pricing. Smart, Megginson, and Gitman created the animations and the videos and integrated them with the flow of the textbook rather than simply creating the clips as an optional add-on. The result: Solid graduate level finance coverage within a highly engaging, interactive book that helps students grasp the important elements of financial theory and how that theory is applied in business. You need to see how this text delivers solid coverage coupled with exciting new technology!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780030350764
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/08/2003
Edition description: College Edition
Pages: 1040
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

John Graham is the D. Richard Mead Professor of Finance at Duke University where he also serves as the Director of the CFO Global Business Outlook survey. He is coeditor of the Journal of Finance. Professor Graham is also a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research, Vice President of the Western Finance Association, and been recognised for outstanding teaching and faculty contributions at Duke and the University of Utah.

Bill Megginson is Professor and Rainbolt Chair in Finance at the University of Oklahoma. He is also a voting member of the Italian Ministry of Economics and Finance's Global Advisory Committee on Privatization. He has published refereed articles in several top academic journals, including the Journal of Economic Literature, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Foreign Policy. Dr. Megginson holds a Ph.D. in finance from Florida State University. He has visited 63 countries and has served as a privatization consultant for the New York Stock Exchange, the OECD, the IMF, the World Federation of Exchanges, and the World Bank.

Lawrence J. Gitman is an emeritus professor of finance at San Diego State University. He received his BA from Purdue University, MBA from the University of Dayton, and PhD from the University of Cincinnati. A prolific author, Dr. Gitman has published more than 50 articles appearing in FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, the FINANCIAL REVIEW, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL PLANNING, JOURNAL OF RISK AND INSURANCE, FINANCIAL SERVICES REVIEW, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL RESEARCH, FINANCIAL PRACTICE AND EDUCATION, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL EDUCATION, and other scholarly publications.

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION. Ch. 1 The Scope of Corporate Finance. Ch. 2 Financial Statements and Cash Flow Analysis. Ch. 3 Present Value. PART 2: RISK, RETURN, AND VALUATION. Ch. 4 Bond and Stock Valuation. Ch. 5 Risk and Return. Ch. 6 Risk and Return: The CAPM and Beyond. PART 3: CAPITAL BUDGETING. Ch. 7 Capital Budgeting Process and Techniques. Ch. 8 Cash Flows and Capital Budgeting. Ch. 9 Risk and Capital Budgeting. PART 4: CAPITAL STRUCTURE AND DIVIDEND POLICY. Ch. 10 Market Efficiency and Modern Financial Management. Ch. 11 Overview of Long-Term Financing. Ch. 12 Capital Structure: Theory and Taxes. Ch. 13 Capital Structure: Nontax Determinants of Corporate Leverage. Ch. 14 Dividend Policy. PART 5. LONG-TERM FINANCING. Ch. 15 Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital. Ch. 16 Investment Banking and the Public Sale of Equity Securities. Ch. 17 Long-Term Debt and Leasing. PART 6: OPTIONS, DERIVATIVES, AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. Ch. 18 Options Basics. Ch. 19 Black-Scholes and Beyond. Ch. 20 International Financial Management. Ch. 21 Risk Management and Financial Engineering. PART 7: SHORT-TERM FINANCING DECISIONS. Ch. 22 Strategic and Operational Financial Planning. Ch. 23 Short-Term Financial Management. PART 8: SPECIAL TOPICS. Ch. 24 Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Control. Ch. 25 Bankruptcy and Financial Distress.

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