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Stock Exchanges, Investments, And Derivatives: Straight Answers To 250 Nagging Questions is a one-stop resource guide about the stock exchange, its derivatives, and investments. As the authors maintain, this book is not a get-rich-quick scheme, nor will it turn readers into "expert" traders. In fact, the authors claim that readers are just as likely to lose money as they are able to earn it. After reading this text, readers will become increasingly familiar with functions of the stock exchanges in India. Readers who have a sound knowledge of the basic arithmetic, will be able to build and maintain his or her investment portfolio. The text is presented in a simple yet direct, question and answer format. This third edition was built on the previous two editions, and is based on feedback sent in by readers. As a result, this newer edition contains more questions and answers on topics such as GDRs, ADRs, and mutual funds.
Stock Exchanges, Investments, And Derivatives: Straight Answers To 250 Nagging Questions is presented in three sections and twenty four chapters. In the first section titled Stock Exchanges, the authors have included topics such as Equity Investments, Stock Index, IPOs, Public Issues, Bonds, Debentures, Trading, Speculation, Mutual Funds, Dematerialization, ADRs, GDRs, Share Splits, Share Prices, Portfolio Perspective, and CAPM. In the second section titled Investments, readers will find topics such as the Risks and Returns of Debentures and Bonds, Equities, Fantastic Returns, and Value Tables. In the third unit titled Financial Derivatives, topics such as Pricing Forward, Pricing Options Contract, and Options are addressed. Stock Exchanges, Investments, And Derivatives: Straight Answers To 250 Nagging Questions was published in 2007.
About The Authors
Prabina Rajib is an author and professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, in Kharagpur. Rajib completed her Ph.D. from IIT. She assumed a Professorship at the Vinod Gupta School of Management in IIT Kharagpur, in the year 2000. Her research interests include corporate finance, derivatives, and the Indian capital market. She has written numerous publications for various journals.
V. Raghunathan is an author, professor, columnist, and a banker. He has authored numerous titles such as Games Indians Play: Why We Are The Way We Are, Locks, Mahabharata Mathematics: An Exploration Of Unexpected Parallels, and The Corruption Conundrum And Other Paradoxes And Dilemmas.
Raghunathan is currently the Head of GMR Varalakshmi Foundation. Prior to this, he taught at IIM in Ahmedabad for over two decades. Raghunathan teaches behavioural economics at the University of Bocconi, located in Milan, Italy. He is also a public speaker and sits on various boards. Raghunathan is an avid collector of ancient locks.