Fundamentals of Investments / Edition 6 available in Other Format
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- McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Fundamentals of Investments focuses on students as investment managers, giving them information to act on by placing theory and research in the proper context. The text offers strong, consistent pedagogy, including a balanced, unified treatment of the four main types of financial investments: stocks, bonds, options, and futures. Topics are organized in a way that makes them easy to apply—whether to a portfolio simulation or to real life—and supported with hands-on activities.
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About the Author
Bradford D. Jordan is Professor of Finance and Gatton Research Fellow in the Carol Martin Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky. He has a long-standing interest in both applied and theoretical issues in corporate finance, and has extensive experience teaching all levels of corporate finance and financial management policy. Professor Jordan has published numerous articles on issues such as cost of capital, capital structure, and the behavior of security prices.
Table of Contents
Part I Introduction1. A Brief History of Risk and Return2. The Investment Process3. Overview of Security Types4. Mutual FundsPart II Stock Markets5. The Stock Market6. Common Stock Valuation7. Stock Price Behavior and Market Efficiency8. Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of InvestingPart III Interest Rates and Bond Valuation9. Interest Rates10. Bond Prices and YieldsPart IV Portfolio11. Diversification and Risky Asset Allocation12. Return, Risk, and the Security Market Line13. Performance Evaluation and Risk ManagementPart V Options and Futures14. Futures Contracts15. Stock OptionsPart VI Topics in Investments16. Option Valuation17. Projecting Cash Flow and Earnings18. Corporate Bonds19. Government Bonds20. Mortgage-Backed SecuritiesAppendix A: Answers to Test Your Investment Quotient QuestionsAppendix B: Answers to Selected Questions and ProblemsAppendix C: Key FormulasIndex