Essentials of Investments12th Edition
• The Bodie author team places great emphasis on asset allocation while presenting the practical applications of investment theory.
• This text links theory to practice with an approach consistent with that of the CFA Institute.
Part ONE: ELEMENTS OF INVESTMENTS
Chapter 1: Investments: Background and Issues
Chapter 2: Asset Classes and Financial Instruments
Chapter 3: Securities Markets
Chapter 4: Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies
Part TWO: PORTFOLIO THEORY
Chapter 5: Risk, Return, and the Historical Record
Chapter 6: Efficient Diversification
Chapter 7: Capital Asset Pricing and Arbitrage PricingTheory
Chapter 8: The Efficient Market Hypothesis
Chapter 9: Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis
Part THREE: DEBT SECURITIES
Chapter 10: Bond Prices and Yields
Chapter 11: Managing Bond Portfolios
Part FOUR: SECURITY ANALYSIS
Chapter 12: Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis
Chapter 13: Equity Valuation
Chapter 14: Financial Statement Analysis
Part FIVE: DERIVATIVE MARKETS
Chapter 15: Options Markets
Chapter 16: Option Valuation
Chapter 17: Futures Markets and Risk Management
Part SIX: ACTIVE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Chapter 18: Evaluating Investment Performance
Chapter 19: International Diversification
Chapter 20: Hedge Funds
Chapter 21: Taxes, Inflation, and Investment Strategy
Chapter 22: Investors and the Investment Process
B References to CFA Questions
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