Equities: An Introduction to the Core Concepts
Key features include:
clear definitions of financial terms
worked examples of transactions and contracts
summaries and overviews
quick Quiz questions to reinforce the learning experience
strip cartoons to explain complex trades
entertaining cartoons from Alex to lighten the load
war stories and anecdotes from Mark Mobius based on his remarkable experiences
other Resources section to guide the reader to other useful books, websites and reference material.
Chapter 1. The Equity Concept: Why Shares Exist.
Chapter 2. The Rewards of Equity Ownership.
Chapter 3. Risks in Owning Equity.
Chapter 4. Reducing Risk.
Chapter 5. Understanding Corporate Behavior.
Chapter 6. Types of Shares.
Chapter 7. Initial Public Offerings. (IPOs).
Chapter 8. Trading in Shares.
Chapter 9. Financial Statements.
Chapter 10. Security Analysis.
Chapter 11. Equity Investment Management.
Appendix: Stock and Option Exchanges Around the World.
Dr. Mobius has received the following awards: Emerging Markets Equity Manager of the Year 2001 by International Money Marketing. Ten Top Money Managers of the 20th Century in a survey by the Carson Group in 1999, Number One Global Emerging Market Fund in the 1998 Reuters Survey, 1994 First in Business Money Manager of the Year b CNBC, Closed-End Fund Manager of the year in 1993 by Morningstar, Investment Trust Manger of the Year 1993 by Sunday Telegraph and Top 100 Most Powerful and Influential People by Asiamoney.
Dr. Mobius earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in economics and political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of the books trading with China, The Investor's Guide to Emerging Markets, Mobius on Emerging Markets, and Passport to Profits.