Fundamentals of Investments withstudent CD + Stock-Trak + Powerweb / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Investments withstudent CD + Stock-Trak + Powerweb / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0072504439
ISBN-13:
9780072504439
Pub. Date:
01/28/2002
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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Fundamentals of Investments withstudent CD + Stock-Trak + Powerweb / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Investments was created to: 1. Focus on students as investment managers, giving them information they can act on instead of concentrating on theories and research without the proper context. 2. Offer strong, consistent pedagogy, including a balanced, unified treatment of the main types of financial investments as mirrored in the investment world. 3. Organize topics in a way that makes them easy to apply—whether to a portfolio simulation or to real life—and support these topics with hands-on activities.

The approach of this text reflects two central ideas. First, there is a consistent focus on the student as an individual investor or investments manager. Second, a consistent, unified treatment of the four basic types of financial instruments—stocks, bonds, options, and futures—focusing on their characteristics and features, their risks and returns, and the markets in which they trade.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072504439
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Edition description: 2ND PKG
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Brief History of Risk and Return


Chapter 2: Buying and Selling Securities
Chapter 3: Security Types
Chapter 4: Mutual Funds
Chapter 5: The Stock Market
Chapter 6: Common Stock Valuation
Chapter 7: Earnings and Cash Flow Analysis
Chapter 8: Stock Price Behavior and Market Efficiency
Chapter 9: Interest Rates
Chapter 10: Bond Prices and Yields
Chapter 11: Corporate Bonds
Chapter 12: Government Bonds
Chapter 13: Mortgage-Backed Securities
Chapter 14: Stock Options
Chapter 15: Option Valuation
Chapter 16: Futures Contracts
Chapter 17: Diversification and Asset Allocation
Chapter 18: Return, Risk, And the Security Market Line
Chapter 19: Performance Evaluation and Risk Management

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