Loose-Leaf Essentials of Investments

Loose-Leaf Essentials of Investments

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The market leading undergraduate investments textbook, Essentials of Investments, 9e by Bodie, Kane, and Marcus, emphasizes asset allocation while presenting the practical applications of investment theory. The authors have eliminated unnecessary mathematical detail and concentrate on the intuition and insights that will be useful to practitioners throughout their careers as new ideas and challenges emerge from the financial marketplace. The Ninth Edition includes increased attention to changes in market structure and trading technology, while continuing to be organized around one basic theme - that security markets are nearly efficient.
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  • Loose-leaf | 768 pages
  • 210.82 x 274.32 x 25.4mm | 1,564.89g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 9th edition
  • 0077502299
  • 9780077502294

Table of contents

Part 1: Elements of Investments1- Investments: Background and Issues2- Asset Classes and Financial Instruments3- Securities Markets4- Mutual Funds and Other Investment CompaniesPart 2: Portfolio Theory5- Risk and Return: Past and Prologue6- Efficient Diversification7- Capital Asset Pricing and Arbitrage Pricing Theory8- The Efficient Market Hypothesis9- Behavioral Finance and Technical AnalysisPart 3: Debt Securities10- Bond Prices and Yields11- Managing Bond PortfoliosPart 4: Security Analysis12- Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis13- Equity Valuation14- Financial Statement AnalysisPart 5: Derivative Markets15- Options Markets16- Option Valuation17- Futures Markets and Risk ManagementPart 6: Active Investment Management18- Portfolio Performance Evaluation 19- Globalization and International Investing 20- Hedge Funds21- Taxes, Inflation, and Investment Strategy 22- Investors and the Investment Process
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About Alan Marcus

Zvi Bodie is professor of finance and economics at Boston University School of Management. He holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has served on the finance faculty at Harvard Business School and MIT's Sloan School of Management. Professor Bodie has published widely on pension finance and investment strategy in leading professional journals. His books include Worry-Free Investing: A safe Approach to Achieving your Lifetime Financial Goals and Foundations of Pension Finance. Professor Bodie is managing director of Integrated Finance Limited, a specialized investment bank and financial engineering company. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Pension Research Council. 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 Kane's 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.
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