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Investments: Analysis and Management, 13th Edition

Investments: Analysis and Management, 13th Edition

Charles P. Jones , Gerald R. Jensen

ISBN: 978-1-118-97558-9

Mar 2016

640 pages

In Stock

$215.95

Description

In an every-changing financial market, Charles Jones and Gerald Jensens' Investments remains one of the most readable and comprehensive investments texts. Students can count on the new 13th Edition for clarity, currency, and balance. An effective organizational structure and essentials approach, important analytical methods, and finance concepts are presented at a level that individuals of all investments backgrounds can master.

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PART ONE BACKGROUND

Chapter 1 Understanding Investments

Chapter 2 Investment Alternatives

Chapter 3 Indirect Investing

Chapter 4 Securities Markets and Market Indices

Chapter 5 How Securities are Traded

PART TWO PORTFOLIO AND CAPITAL MARKET THEORY

Chapter 6 The Returns and Risks from Investing

Chapter 7 Portfolio Theory

Chapter 8 Portfolio Selection and Asset Allocation

Chapter 9 Capital Market Theory and Asset Pricing Models

PART THREE COMMON STOCKS: ANALYSIS, VALUATION, AND MANAGEMENT

Chapter 10 Common Stock Valuation

Chapter 11 Common Stocks: Analysis and Strategy

Chapter 12 Market Efficiency

PART FOUR SECURITY ANALYSIS

Chapter 13 Economy/Market Analysis

Chapter 14 Sector/Industry Analysis

Chapter 15 Company Analysis

Chapter 16 Technical Analysis

PART FIVE FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES: ANALYSIS, VALUATION, AND MANAGEMENT

Chapter 17 Bond Yields and Prices

Chapter 18 Bonds: Analysis and Strategy

PART SIX DERIVATIVE SECURITIES

Chapter 19 Options

Chapter 20 Futures Contracts

PART SEVEN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

Chapter 21 Managing Your Financial Assets

Chapter 22 Evaluation of Investment Performance

Glossary

Index

Enhanced Pedagogy Lead-in questions and problems illustrate important issues that are discussed in the chapter.

Current Examples Materials have been updated to illustrate important issues, such as ETFs versus ETNs, the InterContinental Exchange (ICE), the Dodd-Frank Act, developments in asset pricing, the investment policy statement (IPS), and constant proportion portfolio insurance (CPPI).    

Real-World Connections Expanded and updated applications and opinions from professionals in personal finance and portfolio management.

Clarified Explanations Important calculations, such as time-weighted returns, the valuation of common stocks, effective duration, justifiable price multiples, and other valuation techniques have been updated to provide a clear explanation of these advanced topics.

New Co-Author Gerald Jensen’s background includes: 29 years of teaching experience, extensive consulting work for CFA Institute, and a renowned research record in academic and professional outlets.

Concrete Background Covers financial theories, models, and markets information that students need, along with examination of topics including portfolio analysis, valuation, and management of stocks and bonds.

Real-world Coverage Updated discussion of Exchange Traded Funds, private equity, financial regulation, operations on security exchanges, margin trading and short-selling, electronic communication networks, global investing, behavioral finance, and technical analysis.

Pedagogy that Works Includes substantive practice problems, Excel problems, cases, concepts in action, investment intuition, chapter learning objectives, examples, exhibits, summaries, key words, web resources, practical advice, and more.

Emphasis on Readability Makes Investments’ material readily accessible, interesting, and entertaining to allow for students with modest prerequisites to follow the entire discussion.