ISBN-10:
0077399463
ISBN-13:
9780077399467
Pub. Date:
12/14/2009
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Loose-Leaf Essentials of Investments / Edition 8

Loose-Leaf Essentials of Investments / Edition 8

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ISBN-13: 9780077399467
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 12/14/2009
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Zvi Bodie is Professor of Finance and Economics at the Boston University School of Management. He is the director of Boston University’s Chartered Financial Analysts Examination Review Program and has served as consultant to many private and governmental organizations. Professor Bodie is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he was director of the NBER Project on Financial Aspects of the U.S. Pension System, and he is a member of the Pension Research Council of The Wharton School. He is widely published in leading professional journals, and his previous books include Pensions in the U.S. Economy, Issues in Pension Economics, and Financial Aspects of the U.S. Pension System.

Alex Kane is professor of finance and economics at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He was visiting professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo; Graduate School of Business, Harvard; Kennedy School of Government, Harvard; and research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research. An author of many articles in finance and management journals, Professor Kane’s research is mainly in corporate finance, portfolio management, and capital markets, most recently in the measurement of market volatility and the pricing of options. Professor Kane is the developer of the International Simulation Laboratory (ISL) for training and experimental research in executive decision making.

Alan Marcus is professor of finance in the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He received his PHD in Economics from MIT in 1981. Professor Marcus recently has been a visiting professor at the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration and at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and has served as a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He also established the Chartered Financial Analysts Review Program at Boston College. Professor Marcus has published widely in the fields of capital markets and portfolio management, with an emphasis on applications of futures and options pricing models. His consulting work has ranged from new product development to provision of expert testimony in utility rate proceedings. He also spend two years at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), where he developed models of mortgage pricing and credit risk, and he currently serves on the Advisory Council for the Currency Risk Management Alliance of State Street Bank and Windham Capital Management Boston.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Elements of Investments

1- Investments: Background and Issues

2- Asset Classes and Financial Instruments

3- Securities Markets

4- Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies
Part 2: Portfolio Theory

5- Risk and Return: Past and Prologue

6- Efficient Diversification

7- Capital Asset Pricing and Arbitrage Pricing Theory

8- The Efficient Market Hypothesis

9- Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis
Part 3: Debt Securities

10- Bond Prices and Yields

11- Managing Bond Portfolios
Part 4: Security Analysis

12- Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis

13- Equity Valuation

14- Financial Statement Analysis
Part 5: Derivative Markets

15- Options Markets

16- Option Valuation

17- Futures Markets and Risk Management
Part 6: Active Investment Management

18- Portfolio Performance Evaluation

19- Globalization and International Investing

20- Hedge Funds

21- Taxes, Inflation, and Investment Strategy

22- Investors and the Investment Process

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