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Fundamentals of Investing, 12th Edition

By Scott B. Smart, Lawrence J. Gitman, Michael D. Joehnk

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 31, 2012


Intended primarily for undergraduate college/university courses in investments, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals.

Fundamentals of Investing helps readers make informed investment decisions in their personal and professional lives by providing a solid foundation of core concepts and tools. Smart/Gitman/Joehnk use practical, hands-on applications to introduce the topics and techniques used by both personal investors and money managers. The authors integrate a consistent framework based on learning goals to keep readers focused on what is most important in each chapter. Readers will gain the necessary information for developing, implementing, and monitoring a successful investment program.

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Table of Contents


1. The Investment Environment

2. Securities Markets and Transactions

3. Investment Information and Securities Transactions


4. Return and Risk

4A. The Time Value of Money

5. Modern Portfolio Concepts


6. Common Stocks

7. Analyzing Common Stocks

8. Stock Valuation 

9. Market Efficiency and Behavioral Finance


10. Fixed-Income Securities

11. Bond Valuation


12. Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds

13. Managing Your Own Portfolio


14. Options: Puts and Calls

15. Commodities and Financial Futures





16. Investing in Preferred Stocks

17. Tax-Advantaged Investments

18. Real Estate and Other Tangible Investments


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