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Getting Started in Security Analysis, 2nd Edition

Getting Started in Security Analysis, 2nd Edition

Peter J. Klein, Brian R. Iammartino

ISBN: 978-0-470-46339-0

Dec 2009

336 pages

In Stock

$19.95

Description

An updated look at security analysis and how to use it during tough financial times

Due to the current economic climate, individual investors are starting to take much more time and effort to really understand their investments. They've been investing on their own in record numbers, but many have no idea how to handle the current financial crisis. This accessible guide shows you how to take control of your investment decisions by mastering security analysis.

This fully updated Second Edition of Getting Started in Security Analysis covers everything you need to fully grasp the fundamentals of security analysis. It focuses on the practical mechanics of such vital topics as fundamental analysis, security valuation, portfolio management, real estate analysis, and fixed income analysis.

  • Easy-to-follow instructions and case studies put the tools of this trade in perspective and show you how to incorporate them into your portfolio
  • Along with dozens of examples, you'll find special quiz sections that test your skills
  • Focuses on key security analysis topics such as deciphering financial statements, fixed-income analysis, fundamental analysis, and security valuation

If you want to make better investment decisions, then look no further than the Second Edition of Getting Started in Security Analysis.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART 1 Tools of the Trade.

Chapter 1 Accounting.

Chapter 2 Economics.

Chapter 3 Investment Mathematics.

Chapter 4 Quantitative Analysis.

PART 2: Fundamental Financial Security Analysis.

Chapter 5 Equity Analysis and Valuation.

Chapter 6 Credit Analysis.

Chapter 7 Real Estate.

PART 3 Portfolio Management.

Chapter 8 The Investment Management Process.

Epilogue.

Appendix: Selected tables.

Bibliography.

Index.