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The Mathematics of Investing: A Complete Reference

The Mathematics of Investing: A Complete Reference

Michael C. Thomsett

ISBN: 978-0-471-50664-5

Oct 1989

256 pages

Select type: Hardcover


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This complete reference guide is as indispensable to the investor as a calculator--contains every important formula and ratio used in investing and money management, including stocks, bonds, futures, and options. Covers the time value of money, rates of return, compound interest, amortization, fundamental and technical analysis, futures and options pricing, plus math for the bond market, real estate market, mutual funds, and pooled investments. Includes eighty charts, tables, and illustrations, plus appendixes explaining key ratios and formulas.
List of Investment Formulas.

The Time Value of Money.

Mastering Interest Tables.

Rates of Return.

Taxes and Inflation.

Fundamental Analysis.

Technical Analysis.

Applying Technical Indicators.

The Combined Approach.

Math for the Options Market.

Math for the Bond Market.

Math for Mutual Funds.

Math for Real Estate Investments.

Retirement Math.

Daily Applications of Math.

Appendix: Investment Ratios and Formulas.