ISBN 9780070667136,Investment : Analysis And Behavior

Investment : Analysis And Behavior



Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780070667136

ISBN-10 0070667136


Number of Pages 680 Pages
Language (English)


This is the first textbook to integrate exciting new developments in the field of investments. It is written from a perspective that will provide students with knowledge of investment analytical tools and an understanding of the forces that drive the industry. It provides students with a conceptual framework which helps the students in achieving the following objectives: Key Features Developing a clear understanding of practical limitations of financial theory Acquiring a framework for understanding the returns on all financial assets, including stocks, bonds and financial derivatives Gaining familiarity with the institutions and language of the Wall Street Understanding and avoiding the psychological biases that trip up many investors Table of contents :- PART I: INTRODUCTION TO INVESTMENTS Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Equity Markets Chapter 3 Buying and Selling Equities Chapter 4 Risk and Return PART II: MARKET EFFICIENCY AND INVESTOR BEHAVIOR Chapter 5 Asset Pricing Theory and Performance Evaluation Chapter 6 Efficient-Market Hypothesis Chapter 7 Market Anomalies Chapter 8 Psychology and the Stock Market PART III: INVESTMENT ANALYSIS Chapter 9 Business Environment Chapter 10 Financial Statement Analysis Chapter 11 Value-Stock Investing Chapter 12 Growth-Stock Investing Chapter 13 Technical Analysis PART IV: FIXED INCOME Chapter 14 Bond Instruments and Markets Chapter 15 Bond Valuation PART V INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Chapter 16 Mutual Funds Chapter 17 Global Investing Chapter 18 Option Markets and Strategies Chapter 19 Futures Markets Chapter 20 Real Estate and Tangible Assets Appendix A: The Time Value of Money and Compounding Appendix B: Chartered Financial Analyst Questions Glossary Index