Combining solid theory with practical application in order to help its readers learn how to manage their money so that they can maximize their earning potential, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management is filled with real-world illustrations and hands-on applications. This text takes a rigorous, empirical approach to teaching students about topics such as investment instruments, capital markets, behavioral finance, hedge funds, and international investing, and much more. With its 11th edition, this book contains detailed discussions explaining the impact of changes in both technology and regulations on global security markets. In addition, three chapters are devoted to derivatives securities--which are now standard investment instruments.
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management is an excellent resource for those with both a theoretical and practical need for investment expertise.
The text has been thoroughly revised to present content that is vital to a thorough understanding of investment management in the most effective way.
The 11th edition continues its tradition of unparalleled international coverage, and offers expanded discussions of the impact of changes in both technology and regulations on the functioning and organization of global security markets.
Table of Contents
The Investment Setting
Organization and Functioning of Securities Market
Introduction to Portfolio Management
Asset Pricing Models
Introduction to Financial Statement and Security Analysis
Stock Market and Industry Analysis
Introduction to Derivative Markets and Securities
Forward, Futures and Swap Contracts
Option Contracts and Other Embedded Derivatives
Active Portfolio Management, Alternative Assets and Industry Ethics
Evaluation of Portfolio Performance