Fundamentals of Investing

Fundamentals of Investing

by Gitman


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Renowned for its writing style, trademark example method, and learning goals, Gitman and Joehnk's classic investment text is now in its Seventh Edition. Addressing the growing demand to learn how to manage personal investments and finances, the authors have turned the spotlight on individual rather than institutional investors. Their strong real-word focus includes superior coverage of mutual funds, international investments, and investment decision techniques. The new edition makes use of the Internet through exercises and cross references to Internet resources. An accompanying CD-ROM offers hands-on practice in analyzing companies for investment purposes. All these distinctive features ensure that Fundamentals of Investing will continue to define the market for years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780065006155
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/28/1997
Pages: 848
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Part One: Preparing to Invest
Chapter 1: The Investment Environment Chapter 2: Securities Markets and Transaction Chapter 3: Investment Information and Securities Transactions

Part Two: important Conceptual Tools
Chapter 4: Return and Risk Appendix 4A: The Time Value of Money Chapter 5: Modern Portfolio Concepts

Part Three: Investing in Common Stocks
Chapter 6: Common Stocks Chapter 7: Analyzing Common Stocks Chapter 8: Stock Valuation Chapter 9: Market Efficiency, Behavioral Finance, and Technical Analysis

Part Four: Investing in Fixed-Income
Chapter 10: Fixed-Income Securities Chapter 11: Bond Valuation

Part Five: Portfolio Management
Chapter 12: Mutual Funds: Professionally Managed Portfolios Chapter 13: Managing Your Own Portfolio

Part Six: Derivative Securities
Chapter 14: Options: Puts and Calls Chapter 15: Commodities and Financial Futures

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