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Fundamentals of Investing, CourseSmart eTextbook, 12th Edition

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

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 11, 2013

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The core concepts and tools students need to make informed investment decisions.

Fundamentals of Investing helps students make informed investment decisions in their personal and professional lives by providing a solid foundation of core concepts and tools. Gitman/Joehnk/Smart 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 students focused on what is most important in each chapter. Students leave the course with the necessary information for developing, implementing, and monitoring a successful investment program.

Table of Contents

I. PREPARING TO INVEST

1. The Investment Environment

2. Securities Markets and Transactions

3. Investment Information and Securities Transactions


II. IMPORTANT CONCEPTUAL TOOLS

4. Return and Risk

4A. The Time Value of Money

5. Modern Portfolio Concepts


III. INVESTING IN COMMON STOCKS

6. Common Stocks

7. Analyzing Common Stocks

8. Stock Valuation 

9. Market Efficiency and Behavioral Finance


IV. INVESTING IN FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES

10. Fixed-Income Securities

11. Bond Valuation


V. PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

12. Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds

13. Managing Your Own Portfolio


VI. DERIVATIVE SECURITIES

14. Options: Puts and Calls

15. Commodities and Financial Futures

Glossary

Index

Credits


WEB CHAPTERS

16. Investing in Preferred Stocks

17. Tax-Advantaged Investments

18. Real Estate and Other Tangible Investments

 

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$111.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-307536-6