Wiley Pathways Finance, 1st Edition
September 2006, ©2007
Part I: Basic Financial Principles
1. Introduction to Finance 1
2. Money and Interest Rates 37
3. Time Value of Money 80
4. Financial Statements, Cash Flow and Taxes 110
5. Analysis of Financial Statements 150
Part II: Using Financial Principles in Business
6. The Basics of Capital Budgeting 189
7. Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis 210
8. Managing Working Capital 232
9. Short-Term Business Financing 280
10. Risk and Rate of Return 316
11. Capital Structure and the Cost of Capital 352
Part III: Stocks, Bonds, and the International Market
12. Stocks and the Markets: Trading Securities 388
13. Distributions to Stockholders 431
14. Annuities, Bonds, Futures and Options 456
15. International Trade and Finance 487
Edgar Norton's teaching and research interests include investments, corporate finance, and entrepreneurial finance. His research has been published in a variety of finance, economic, and small business journals, including Financial Review nad the Journal of Business Research. A recipient of an Award of Excellence for a research paper at a conference sponsored by the International Council for Small Business, he was recognized in an article in the Journal of Management as one of the most productive entrepreneurship researchers of the early 1990s. He has co-authored four books.
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