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Portfolio Theory and Investment Management, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-631-19182-7
192 pages
January 1994, Wiley-Blackwell
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The second edition of this widely acclaimed introductory text has been fully revised to provide a concise summary of modern portfolio theory.
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Table of Contents


1. The Revolution in Portfolio Theory: a Summary.

2. The Mean-variance Approach to Portfolio Management.

3. The Capital-asset Pricing Model.

4. The Efficient Market Hypothesis: The Early Evidence.

5. Implications of the Efficient Market Hypothesis.

6. The Efficient Market Hypothesis Revisited: Some Recent Developments.

7. Risk Measurement Services.

8. Option Pricing Theory.

Appendix: Study Questions.



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Author Information

Richard Dobbins is Senior Research Supervisor, University of Bradford Management Centre.

Stephen Witt is Professor of Tourism Studies, University College, Swansea.

John Fielding is Lecturer in Finance and Accounting, Cranfield School of Management.

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The Wiley Advantage

* Contains the only up-to-date summary of the recent research findings on efficient markets. This is extremely important as the efficient market hypothesis is central to much of modern finance theory and teaching.
* The authors have combined theory and practice making this a very accessible text, ideal for introductory courses.
* A comprehensive yet concise summary of modern portfolio theory covering all the major approaches.
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"A good course book in intermediate level financial management." Accountancy (Review of first edition)
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