Investments (Global ed.)

Investments (Global ed.)

By: Alex Kane (author), Zvi Bodie (author), Alan J. Marcus (author)Paperback

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We are pleased to present this Global Edition, which has been developed specifically to meet the needs of international Investment students. A market leader in the field, this text introduces major issues of concern to all investors and places emphasis on asset allocation. It gives students the skills to conduct a sophisticated assessment of watershed current issues and debates. Bodie Investments' blend of practical and theoretical coverage combines with a complete digital solution to help your students achieve higher outcomes in the course.

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ZVI BODIE Boston University Zvi Bodie is the Norman and Adele Barron Professor of Management at Boston University. He holds a PhD 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. Professor Bodie has published widely on pension finance and investment strategy in leading professional journals. In cooperation with the Research Foundation of the CFA Institute, he has recently produced a series of Webcasts and a monograph entitled The Future of Life Cycle Saving and Investing. ALEX KANE University of California, San Diego Alex Kane is 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 Boston College Alan Marcus is the Mario J. Gabelli Professor of Finance in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He received his PhD in economics from MIT. Professor Marcus has been a visiting professor at the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration and at MIT's Sloan School of Management and has served as a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Marcus has published widely in the fields of capital markets and portfolio management. His consulting work has ranged from new-product development to provision of expert testimony in utility rate proceedings. He also spent two years at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), where he developed models of mortgage pricing and credit risk. He currently serves on the Research Foundation Advisory Board of the CFA Institute.

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 Glossary Name Index Subject Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780077161149
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1080
  • ID: 9780077161149
  • weight: 3
  • ISBN10: 0077161149
  • edition: Global ed.

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