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* This edition boasts an increased attention to changes in market structure and trading technology, while it continues to be organized around one basic theme - that security markets are nearly efficient.

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Program Details

Part 1: Elements of Investments

1- Investments: Background and Issues

2- Asset Classes and Financial Instruments

3- Securities Markets

4- Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies

Part 2: Portfolio Theory

5- Risk and Return: Past and Prologue

6- Efficient Diversification

7- Capital Asset Pricing and Arbitrage Pricing Theory

8- The Efficient Market Hypothesis

9- Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis

Part 3: Debt Securities

10- Bond Prices and Yields

11- Managing Bond Portfolios

Part 4: Security Analysis

12- Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis

13- Equity Valuation

14- Financial Statement Analysis

Part 5: Derivative Markets

15- Options Markets

16- Option Valuation

17- Futures Markets and Risk Management

Part 6: Active Investment Management

18- Portfolio Performance Evaluation

19- Globalization and International Investing

20- Hedge Funds

21- Taxes, Inflation, and Investment Strategy

22- Investors and the Investment Process