text book introduces the foundations of investment decision-making. The book is
designed for use in a four-week teaching module for master's students studying
introductory Finance. Topics covered includes: Capital Markets: Investment
Performance, Basics of Return and Risk: Efficient Frontier, Preferences and
Investor Choice, CAPM: The Portfolio Approach to Risk, Understanding Security
Market Line, Arbitrage Pricing Theory, Betas, Leverage, Discount Rate,
Information and Efficiency of Capital Markets.
This note explains the
following topics: Introduction to Security Analysis, Risk and Return
Concepts, New Issue Market, Stock Exchanges in India - Operations, Listing of
Securities, Stock Brokers and Other Intermediaries, Stock Market Indices,
Investment Alternatives, Government Securities, Valuation of Fixed Income
Securities, valuation of Variable Income Securities or Equity Share Valuation,
Efficient Market Hypothesis and Portfolio Construction.
Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology
lecture note you will study the theory of investment management in domestic and
global financial markets and comprehensively describes conceptual paradigms and
their extensive applications in practice.
The Role of Investment, Fixed income Securities, Securities Markets,
Investment Planning, Investment Return, Investing in Common Stock, Buying and
selling of Common Stock, Security Analysis, Investing in Fixed-Income ,
Commodities and Financial Futures, Financial Futures and Mutual Funds.
Author(s):Dr. J. N. Obi, National Open University of
note covers the following topics: The notion of a benchmark, The Capital Asset
Pricing Model, The Importance of Diversification, The Effects of
Diversification, The Market Portfolio, Risk Aversion and Risk Premiums, Implied
Equity Premiums, Estimating Performance, Estimating Boeings Beta, Fundamental
Determinants of Betas, From Cost of Equity to Cost of Capital.
This note covers the following
topics: Fisher Model, Present Value Calculations, Security Valuation: Bonds,
Stocks, Investment Decision Making, Random Variable, Decision Making Under
Uncertainty, Portfolio Theory, Capital Asset Pricing Model, Hedging Financial
These notes compactly summarize some of the
theory and background for investments classes. They are not a complete
treatment, but focus on areas in which the textbooks and other materials leave
gaps. Topics covered includes: Notation and return definitions, Probability and
statistics, Maximization, Matrix algebra, Stocks, Fixed income (bonds),
This book presents the
essential elements of investment analysis as a practical tool with a firm
theoretical foundation. This should make useful for those who wish to learn
investment techniques for practical use and those wishing to progress further
into the theory of finance. The book avoids making unnecessary mathematical
demands upon the reader but it does finance as an analytical tool. Topics
covered includes: Investment Fundamentals, Portfolio Theory, Modelling Returns,
Equilibrium Theory, Fixed Income Securities, Derivatives, Application.
The aim of this book is to
present in clear form the simple principles of investment, and to afford the
reader a working knowledge of the various classes of securities which are
available as investments and their relative adaptability to different needs. The
book is an outgrowth of the writer's personal experience as an investment
banker. Topics covered includes: General Principles of Investment, Railroad
Mortgage Bonds, Railroad Equipment Bonds, Real-Estate Mortgages, Industrial
Bonds, Public-Utility Bonds, Municipal Bonds, Stocks and Market Movements of
helps entrepreneurs and practitioners to understand the investments field as it
is currently understood and practiced for sound investment decisions making.
Topics covered includes: Quantitative methods of investment analysis, Theory for
investment portfolio formation, Investment in stocks, Investment in bonds,
Psychological aspects in investment decision making, Using options as
investments, Portfolio management and evaluation.
This book covers the
following topics: Foundation of Investment, Business of the Industrials,
Business Barometers, The Lines of Defense and Attack in Investment, The Course
Of The Stock Market, Course OF the Bond Market, Classes and Types of Securities,
Catch Phrases and Formulae of Investment, Trustworthy and Untrustworthy Dealers
This note introduces the basic tools used by investment
professionals. Topics covered includes: Investment Process, Term Structure of
Interest Rates, Bond Portfolio Management, Portfolio Mechanics, Optimal
Portfolios, Equilibrium Models and Performance Evaluation.
This book provides an
elementary course in the theory and the application of annuities certain and in
the mathematical aspects of life insurance. The book is particularly
adapted to the needs of students in colleges of business administration, but it
is also fitted for study by college students of mathematics who are not
specializing in business.
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