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    DescriptionToo often, finance courses stop short of making a connection between textbook finance and the problems of real-world business. Financial Modeling bridges this gap between theory and practice by providing a nuts-and-bolts guide to solving common financial models with spreadsheets. Simon Benninga takes the reader step by step through each model, showing how it can be solved using Microsoft Excel. The long-awaited third edition of this standard text maintains the "cookbook" features and Excel dependence that have made the first and second editions so popular. It also offers significant new material, with new chapters covering such topics as bank valuation, the Black-Litterman approach to portfolio optimization, Monte Carlo methods and their applications to option pricing, and using array functions and formulas. Other chapters, including those on basic financial calculations, portfolio models, calculating the variance-covariance matrix, and generating random numbers, have been revised, with many offering substantially new and improved material. Other areas covered include financial statement modeling, leasing, standard portfolio problems, value at risk (VaR), real options, duration and immunization, and term structure modeling. Technical chapters treat such topics as data tables, matrices, the Gauss-Seidel method, and tips for using Excel. The last section of the text covers the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) techniques needed for the book. The accompanying CD contains Excel worksheets and solutions to end-of-chapter exercises.

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    Financial Modeling
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Simon Benninga
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1168
    Width: 183 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 1,724 g
    ISBN 13: 9780262026284
    ISBN 10: 0262026287

    BIC E4L: BUS
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.2
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
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    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06, 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17830
    BISAC V2.8: BUS027000
    B&T Approval Code: A93905900
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 658.150285536
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    B&T Approval Code: F48302000
    Libri: BETR7500, P0039580
    DC22: 332.01/5118
    LC classification: HG173 .B46 2008
    DC22: 332.015118
    Libri: WIRT1076
    Thema V1.0: KJMV1
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    MIT Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    MIT Press
    Publication date
    01 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Author Information
    Simon Benninga is Professor of Finance and Director of the Sofaer International MBA program at the Faculty of Management at Tel-Aviv University. For many years he was a Visiting Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
    Review quote
    For the 2nd Edition: "Benninga has a clear writing style and uses numerous illustrations, which make this book one of the best texts on using Excel for finance that I've seen." Ed McCarthy Ticker Magazine For the 2nd Edition: "The author describes this as a 'cookbook' and that is a good analogy... Its breadth is extensive, covering simple present valuing and cost of capital... to the likes of real options and early exercise of American-style options... A worthwhile acquisition." Paul Dentskevitch Risk Magazine