Beast on Wall Street

Beast on Wall Street

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An effective supplement for courses on investments, capital markets, and behavioral finance, this book will be useful and interesting at the undergraduate and graduate level. It provides investment students with a refreshing and enjoyable dialog-based insight into the reasons and forces behind volatility. *Shows how price-driven volatility explains many of the mysteries associated with stock price behavior. *Makes a case for the fact that price-driven volatility is (a) the largest component of stock volatility and (b) that it is unstable.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152.1 x 228.1 x 7.9mm | 228.92g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Corr. repr.
  • w. graphs.
  • 0130800783
  • 9780130800787

Table of contents

PART I: THE SEVEN MYSTERIES OF THE STOCK MARKET 1. Stock Prices Are Too Volatile 2. Stock Volatility is Too Unstable 3. Noise in the Market - Silence on the Street 4. The Silence After the Closing Bell 5. Going Global Extends the Length of Your Trading Day and the Risk of Your Stock 6. The Case of Vanishing Volatility 7. Stocks Selling Cheap - Strange Behavior of Closed-End Investment Companies PART II: NINETEEN-THIRTY Fat Cats. The Eastern Express. Bullets. What's This Truman Loomin'? Premonition of Doom. Tower of Power. Operation Poison Pill. Bad Fellow Bellow. Epilogue. PART III: SOLUTIONS Synthesis. Implications. Final Words.show more

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