Essentials of Investments: Global Edition
- New `On the market front' boxes highlight important investment concepts in real world situations across the globe, to promote student thinking without taking a full case study approach. Topics include short-selling in Europe & Asia, credit default swaps and the debt crisis in Greece and include examples from Commerzbank, JP Morgan, Facebook, Coca-Cola, Santander, The European Energy Exchange, plus many more!
- Revised worked examples illustrate problems using both real and fictional scenarios from across the world to help students develop their problem solving skills. Regional examples include Hutchinson Whampoa (Asia), The Emirates Group (The Middle East) and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (The Netherlands).
- Revised end-of chapter material includes brand new global questions and global internet exercises that feature currencies, companies and scenarios from Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia to increase engagement for international students.
- Global Edition of Connect Plus Finance, McGraw-Hill's web-based assignment and assessment platform with eBook access, helps students learn faster, study more efficiently, and retain more knowledge.This Global Edition has been adapted to meet the needs of courses outside of the United States and does not align with the instructor and student resources available with the US edition.
- Paperback | 743 pages
- 86 x 109 x 11mm | 1,706g
- 16 Feb 2013
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- McGraw Hill Higher Education
- London, United States
- 9th edition
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Table of contents
2 Asset Classes and Financial Instruments
3 Securities Markets
4 Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies
Part II: 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 III: Debt Securities
10 Bond Prices and Yields
11 Managing Bond Portfolios
Part IV: Security Analysis
12 Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis
13 Equity Valuation
14 Financial Statement Analysis
Part V: Serivative Markets
15 Options Markets
16 Option Valuation
17 Futures Markets and Risk Management
Part VI: 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
About Zvi Bodie
Professor of finance and economics at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He has been 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 Kanes research is mainly in corporate finance, portfolio management, and capital markets, most recently in the measurement of market volatility and pricing of options.
Alan J. Marcus is a Professor of Finance in the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College. His main research interests are in derivatives and securities markets. He is co-author (with Zvi Bodie and Alex Kane) of the texts Investments and Essentials of Investments. Professor Marcus has served as a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Marcus also spent two years at Freddie Mac, where he helped to develop mortgage pricing and credit risk models. He currently serves on the Research Foundation Advisory Board of the CFA Institute.