Analysis of Investments and Management of Portfolios

Analysis of Investments and Management of Portfolios

By: Frank K. Reilly (author), Keith Brown (author)Paperback

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Used extensively by professionals, organizations, and universities, Analysis of Investments and Management of Portfolios combines solid theory with practical application. This edition of the established and well-respected text has been developed and tailored especially for courses across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Filled with real-world illustrations and hands-on applications, this text takes a rigorous, empirical approach to teaching topics such as investment instruments, capital markets, behavioural finance, hedge funds, and international investment. It also emphasizes how investment practice and theory are influenced by globalization.

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Frank K. Reilly, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), is the Bernard J. Hank Professor of Finance, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, where he served as dean from 1981-1987. Prior to 1981, Dr. Reilly was a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Wyoming, and the University of Kansas. Recently, he was part of the inaugural group selected as a fellow of the Financial Management Association International. At the 2001 AIMR annual meeting in Los Angeles, he received the Daniel J. Forrestal III Leadership Award for Professional Ethics and Standards of Investment Practice. Among his other honors, Professor Reilly was included in the list of Outstanding Educators in America, received the Alumni Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award and the Outstanding Educator Award from the M.B.A. class at the University of Illinois, the Outstanding Teachers Award from the M.B.A. class at the University of Notre Dame, and the Faculty Award from the University of Notre Dame. He received his B.B.A. at the University of Notre Dame, his M.B.A. at Northwestern University, and his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. Keith C. Brown, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), is the Jack S. Josey Professor, University Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Fayez Sarofim Fellow at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches Investments, Portfolio Management and Security Analysis, Capital Markets, and Derivatives courses at the BBA and MBA levels. He is president and CEO of The MBA Investment Fund, LLC, a private capital appreciation fund managed by UT graduate students, and the former director of the department's Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance. Professor Brown is cofounder and senior partner of Fulcrum Financial Group, a portfolio management and investment advisory firm located in Austin, Texas, and Las Vegas, Nevada. He serves as an advisor to the boards of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the University of Texas Investment Management Company. He is an associate editor for the JOURNAL OF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT and the JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL FINANCE. He received his B.A. from San Diego State University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Purdue University.

Contents

Part I: THE INVESTMENT BACKGROUND. 1. An Overview of the Investment Process. 2. The Global Market Investment Decision. 3. Securities Markets: Organization and Operation. Part II: DEVELOPMENTS IN INVESTMENT THEORY. 4. Efficient Capital Markets. 5. An Introduction to Portfolio Management. 6. An Introduction to Asset Pricing Models. 7. Multifactor Models of Risk and Return. Part III: VALUATION PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES. 8. Analysis of Financial Statements. 9. Security Valuation Principles. Part IV: ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF COMMON STOCKS. 10. Macroanalysis and Microvaluation of the Stock Market. 11. Industry Analysis. 12. Company Analysis and Stock Valuation. 13. Equity Portfolio Management Strategies. Part V: ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF BONDS. 14. Bond Fundamentals. 15. The Analysis and Valuation of Bonds. 16. Bond Portfolio Management Strategies. Part VI: DERIVATIVE SECURITY ANALYSIS. 17. An Introduction to Derivative Markets and Securities. 18. Forward and Futures Contracts. 19. Option Contracts. Part VII: SPECIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF ASSET MANAGEMENT. 20. Professional Money Management, Alternative Assets, and Industry Ethics. 21. Evaluation of Portfolio Performance. ONLINE CHAPTERS. I: The Asset Allocation Decision. II: Security-Market Indexes. III: Technical Analysis. IV: Swap Contracts, Convertible Securities, and Other Embedded Derivatives.

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/04/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781473704794
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 792
  • ID: 9781473704794
  • weight: 1260
  • ISBN10: 1473704790

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