Used extensively by professionals, organizations, and schools across the country, INVESTMENT ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT, Tenth Edition, combines solid theory with practical application in order to help students learn how to manage their money so that they can maximize their earning potential. Filled with real-world illustrations and hands-on applications, this text takes a rigorous, empirical approach to teaching students about topics such as investment instruments, capital markets, behavioral finance, hedge funds, and international investing. It also emphasizes how investment practice and theory are influenced by globalization. In addition, this tenth edition includes new coverage of relevant topics such as the impact of the 2008 financial market crisis, changes in rating agencies and government agencies such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, global assets risk-adjusted performance and intercorrelations, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Investment Analysis is an investment text geared toward the university-level student. With a focus on finance and economics, this text teaches students the fundamental ideas and concepts in real estate investment to aid in the decision-making process. With a new interior layout, updated material, and a brand-new CD-ROM Student Study Guide, this book is focused on giving the student the tools they need to succeed in their course.
Your complete guide to quantitative analysis in the investment industry Quantitative Investment Analysis, Third Edition is a newly revised and updated text that presents you with a blend of theory and practice materials to guide you through the use of statistics within the context of finance and investment. With equal focus on theoretical concepts and their practical applications, this approachable resource offers features, such as learning outcome statements, that are targeted at helping you understand, retain, and apply the information you have learned. Throughout the text's chapters, you explore a wide range of topics, such as the time value of money, discounted cash flow applications, common probability distributions, sampling and estimation, hypothesis testing, and correlation and regression. Applying quantitative analysis to the investment process is an important task for investment pros and students. A reference that provides even subject matter treatment, consistent mathematical notation, and continuity in topic coverage will make the learning process easier—and will bolster your success. Explore the materials you need to apply quantitative analysis to finance and investment data—even if you have no previous knowledge of this subject area Access updated content that offers insight into the latest topics relevant to the field Consider a wide range of subject areas within the text, including chapters on multiple regression, issues in regression analysis, time-series analysis, and portfolio concepts Leverage supplemental materials, including the companion Workbook and Instructor's Manual, sold separately Quantitative Investment Analysis, Third Edition is a fundamental resource that covers the wide range of quantitative methods you need to know in order to apply quantitative analysis to the investment process.
This book seeks to capture the essence of modern developments in investments and provides a guided tour of the intricate and complex world of investments.Written by a highly acknowledged author and expert, this book:*Describes the characteristics of various investment alternatives available to investors *Discusses how the securities market functions *Explains the techniques used by professionals for analyzing and valuing investment alternatives *Discusses the implications of modern research in the field of investments *Explains how financial derivatives like futures and options are valued *Presents a framework for portfolio management *Provides insights into the strategies followed by the investment wizards of the world *Sensitises the reader to the pitfalls in the investment game *Offers a set of guidelines for investors with varying inclinations
Designed for use in the CFA program or by investment professionals, this textbook provides a guide to applying quantitative analysis to the investment process. From the perspective of an investment generalist, it covers the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to utilize quantitative methods. Chapters address the time value of money, discounted cash flow applications, market returns, statistical concepts, probability concepts, probability distributions, sampling and estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, time series analysis, and portfolio concepts. The authors are CFAs affiliated with universities or private companies. c. Book News Inc.
Designed to develop skills that are essential for analysis or real estate income property investments. Contains numerous examples to illustrate the techniques used by investors and appraisers. Appraisers, real estate brokers, property managers, consultants and others can benifit from the use of this book to improve their understanding of the nature of income property investments.