Investments Global Edition by Bodie, Kane and Marcus

Investments Global Edition by Bodie, Kane and Marcus

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We are pleased to present this Global Edition, which has been developed specifically to meet the needs of internationalInvestment students. A market leader in the field, this text introduces major issues of concern to all investors and placesemphasis on asset allocation. It gives students the skills to conduct a sophisticated assessment of watershed current issuesand debates. Bodie Investments' blend of practical and theoretical coverage combines with a complete digital solution tohelp your students achieve higher outcomes in the course.
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  • Paperback | 1080 pages
  • 198 x 254 x 40mm | 2,022g
  • McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • London, United States
  • English
  • 10th edition
  • 0077161149
  • 9780077161149
  • 267,890

Table of contents

Part I Introduction
Chapter: 1 The Investment Environment
Chapter: 2 Asset Classes and Financial Instruments
Chapter: 3 How Securities are Traded
Chapter: 4 Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies
Part II Portfolio Theory and Practice
Chapter: 5 Risk, Return, and the Historical Record
Chapter: 6 Capital Allocation to Risky Assets
Chapter: 7 Optimal Risky Portfolios
Chapter: 8 Index Models
Part III Equilibrium in Capital Markets
Chapter: 9 The Capital Asset Pricing Model
Chapter: 10 Arbitrage Pricing Theory and Multifactor Models of Risk and Return
Chapter: 11 The Efficient Market Hypothesis
Chapter: 12 Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis
Chapter: 13 Empirical Evidence on Security Returns
Part IV Fixed-Income Securities
Chapter: 14 Bond Prices and Yields
Chapter: 15 The Term Structure of Interest Rates
Chapter: 16 Managing Bond Portfolios
Part V Security Analysis
Chapter: 17 Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis
Chapter: 18 Equity Valuation Models
Chapter: 19 Financial Statement Analysis
Part VI Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives
Chapter: 20 Options Markets: Introduction
Chapter: 21 Option Valuation
Chapter: 22 Futures Markets
Chapter: 23 Futures, Swaps, and Risk Management
Part VII Applied Portfolio Management
Chapter: 24 Portfolio Performance Evaluation
Chapter: 25 International Diversification
Chapter: 26 Hedge Funds
Chapter: 27 The Theory of Active Portfolio Management
Chapter: 28 Investment Policy and the Framework of the CFA Institute
References to CFA Problems
Name Index
Subject Index
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About Alex Kane

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.

Zvi Bodie is Professor Emeritus at Boston University, where he taught from 1973 to 2016. Today, he is an independent financial consultant and educator. His main professional interest is to firmly establish finance as an applied science built on the principles explained in his books and websites. He holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has served on the finance faculty at the Harvard Business School and MIT's Sloan School of Management. His textbook Financial Economics coauthored by Nobel-Prize winning economist Robert C. Merton has been translated into 9 languages. In addition to his textbooks, Bodie has coauthored two books for the mass market: Risk Less and Prosper: Your Guide to Safer Investing and Worry-Free Investing A Safe Approach to Achieving Your Lifetime Financial Goals. In 2007, the Retirement Income Industry Association gave him its Lifetime Achievement Award for applied research. He has authored and edited many books and articles on pensions and investing for retirement. With the support of the Research Foundation of the CFA Institute, he organized a series of 3 conferences on the theory and practice of life-cycle finance. Currently he serves as senior advisor to the Investments and Wealth Institute and consults for a number of financial firms including Dimensional Fund Advisors.
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