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PFIN 2010 Text Only

PFIN 2010 Text Only

by Lawrence J. Gitman


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ISBN-13: 9780538743662
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/29/2010
Edition description: 0
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Lawrence J. Gitman is an emeritus professor of finance at San Diego State University. A prolific writer, Dr. Gitman has more than 50 articles in a variety of leading finance journals, such as Financial Management, Financial Review, Financial Services Review, Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Journal of Financial Research, Financial Practice and Education, and Journal of Financial Education. He has also authored or co-authored numerous major textbooks covering principles of managerial finance, introduction to finance, corporate finance, personal finance, and investing topics. An investment book, co-authored with Michael Joehnk, was selected as one of 1988's ten best personal finance books by Money magazine. Dr. Gitman is an active member of numerous professional organizations and is past president of the Academy of Financial Services, the San Diego Chapter of the Financial Executives Institute, the Midwest Finance Association, and the FMA National Honor Society. In addition, he is a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Cash Manager. Dr. Gitman served as vice-president with the Financial Management Association, as a director of the San Diego MIT Enterprise Form, and on the CFP© Board of Standards. He received his B.A. from Purdue University, his M.B.A. from the University of Dayton, and his Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati. He and his wife have two children and live in La Jolla, Calif., where he is an avid bicyclist.

Dr. Joehnk is an emeritus professor of finance at Arizona Sate University. In addition to his current teaching position, he has taught at the University of Wyoming, Texas Tech University, and the University of Tulsa. In 1999, Dr. Joehnk served as Visiting Professor at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He has written extensively in the areas of investments and finance, and has more than 40 articles published in both academic and professional publications. Dr. Joehnk has authored and co-authored several books, including highly successful college-level texts on investing and personal finance. His investments text was recognized as one of 1988's ten best personal finance books by Money magazine and has been translated into Spanish, Russian, Greek, and Mandarin Chinese. In addition to his academic credentials, Dr. Joehnk conducts off-campus training programs and executive development seminars in the U.S. as well as overseas. He has consulted for a number of business firms and financial institutions on a variety of topics in investments and finance, and has served as an expert witness in the area of fixed-income securities.

Randy Billingsley is a finance professor at Virginia Tech and is an award-winning teacher at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His research, consulting, and teaching focus on equity valuation, risk management and derivatives-based strategies, and regulatory finance, and in 2006 he published a financial analysis book with the Wharton School. In addition, his research has been published in refereed journals, including the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, the Journal of Financial Research, and the Journal of Futures Markets. As a consultant, Dr. Billingsley has served as an expert witness on equity valuation, capital cost estimation, and economic damages analysis. His consulting clients include BellSouth Telecommunications, the United States Telecommunications Association, LECG, Sprint, and others. A CFA charter-holder, Dr. Billingsley has taught CFA examination review courses at multiple levels for the last 15 years throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He is the author of Portfolio Management, Equity Investments, and Alternative and Derivative Investments in Candidate Study Notes, Volumes 3 and 4.

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