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Investments, 2nd Edition

توضیحات

Designed for MBA and advanced undergraduate students taking a course in investments/introduction to finance/financial markets. These courses aim to introduce students to the financial markets and instruments (including money markets, fixed income, equities and FX markets). Investments: Spot and Derivative Markets provides an introduction to risk management and provides a real world flavour throughout.
The authors include a lot of pedagogy, namely: chapter objectives summaries; end of chapter exercises; numerous real-world examples and case vignettes; Excel spreadsheets providing simulations for the reader; a glossary of terms; clear, simple and consistent mathematical notation.


Preface

PART I FINANCIAL MARKETS

Chapter 1 Markets and Players

Chapter 2 Raising Finance

Chapter 3 Financial Instruments

Chapter 4 Trading Securities

Chapter 5 Investment Companies

PART 2 VALUATION

Chapter 6 Valuation Techniques

Chapter 7 Cost of Capital

Chapter 8 Valuing Firms

PART 3 ASSET RETURNS AND PORTFOLIO THEORY

Chapter 9 Measuring Asset Returns

Chapter 10 Portfolio Theory

Chapter 11 International Diversification

Chapter 12 Single Index Model

Chapter 13 CAPM-APT

PART 4 EQUITY MARKETS

Chapter 14 Stock Valuation and EMH

Chapter 15 Behavioral Finance

Chapter 16 Predicting Stock Returns

Chapter 17 Technical Trading

PART 5 FOREIGN EXCHANGE MARKET

Chapter 18 Spot and Forward Markets

PART 6 FIXED-INCOME MARKETS

Chapter 19 Money Market

Chapter 20 Bond Market

Chapter 21 Term Structure of Interest Rates

Chapter 22 Bond Market Strategies

PART 7 DERIVATIVES

Chapter 23 Derivative Securities

Chapter 24 Futures Markets

Chapter 25 Options Markets

Chapter 26 Option Pricing

Chapter 27 Energy and Weather Derivatives

PART 8 PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Chapter 28 Private Equity

Chapter 29 Mutual Funds

Chapter 30 Hedge Funds

Chapter 31 Market Risk and Value at Risk

GLOSSARY

LIST OF SYMBOLS

FINANCE WEB SITES

REFERENCES

INDEX