The purpose of this text is to help the student learn how to manage their money to derive the maximum benefit from what they earn. Mixing investment instruments and capital markets with the theoretical detail on evaluating investments and opportunities to satisfy risk-return objectives along with how investment practice and theory is influenced by globalization. The material is intended to be rigorous and empirical yet not overly quantitative. Reilly/Brown provides the best foundation, used extensively by professionals, organizations, and schools across the country. A great source for those with both a theoretical and practical need for investment expertise.
Table of Contents
Part 1: THE INVESTMENT BACKGROUND.
Chapter 1. The Investment Setting.
Chapter 2. The Asset Allocation Decision.
Chapter 3. Selecting Investments in a Global Market.
Chapter 4. Organization and Functioning of Securities Markets.
Chapter 5. Security Market Indicator Series.
Part 2: DEVELOPMENTS IN INVESTMENT THEORY.
Chapter 6. Efficient Capital Markets.
Chapter 7. An Introduction to Portfolio Management.
Chapter 8. An Introduction to Asset Pricing Models.
Chapter 9. Multifactor Models of Risk and Return.
Part 3: VALUATION PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES.
Chapter 10. Analysis of Financial Statements.
Chapter 11. An Introduction to Security Valuation.
Part 4: ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF COMMON STOCKS 400.
Chapter 12. Macroanalysis and Microvaluation of the Stock Market.
Chapter 13. Industry Analysis.
Chapter 14. Company Analysis and Stock Valuation.
Chapter 15. Technical Analysis.
Chapter 16. Equity Portfolio Management Strategies.
Part 5: ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF BONDS.
Chapter 17. Bond Fundamentals.
Chapter 18. The Analysis and Valuation of Bonds.
Chapter 19. Bond Portfolio Management Strategies.
Part 6: DERIVATIVE SECURITY ANALYSIS.
Chapter 20. An Introduction to Derivative Markets and Securities.
Chapter 21. Forward and Futures Contracts.
Chapter 22. Option Contracts.
Chapter 23. Swap Contracts, Convertible Securities, and Other Embedded Derivatives.
Part 7: SPECIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF ASSET MANAGEMENT.
Chapter 24. Professional Asset Management.
Chapter 25. Evaluation of Portfolio Performance.