Fundamentals of Investment Management https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0078034620.jpeg 10 9780078034626 Presenting applied theory alongside real-world examples, Fundamentals of Investment Management provides a survey of the important areas of investments: valuation, the marketplace, fixed income instruments and markets, equity instruments and markets, derivative instruments, and a cross-section of special topics, such as international markets and mutual funds. The text is user-friendly, but makes no concessions to the importance of covering the latest and most important material for the student of investments.
Fundamentals of Investment Management

Fundamentals of Investment Management

10th Edition
By Geoffrey Hirt and Stanley Block
ISBN10: 0078034620
ISBN13: 9780078034626
Copyright: 2012
09780078034626

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Part One: Introduction to Investments

Chapter 1: The Investment Setting

Chapter 2: Security Markets

Chapter 3: Participating in the Market

Chapter 4: Investment Companies: Mutual Funds, Exchange-Traded Funds, Closed-End funds, and Unit Investment Trusts

Part Two: Analysis and Valuation of Equity Securities

Chapter 5: Economic Activity

Chapter 6: Industry Analysis

Chapter 7: Valuation of the Individual Firm

Chapter 8: Financial Statement Analysis

Part Three: Issues in Efficient Markets

Chapter 9: Efficient Markets and Anomalies

Chapter 10: Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis

Part Four: Fixed-Income and Leveraged Securities

Chapter 11: Bond and Fixed-Income Fundamentals

Chapter 12: Principles of Bond Valuation and Investment

Chapter 13: Convertible Securities and Warrants

Part Five: Derivative Products

Chapter 14: Put and Call Options

Chapter 15: Commodities and Financial Futures

Chapter 16: Stock Index Futures and Options

Part Six: Broadening the Investment Perspective

Chapter 17: A Basic Look at Portfolio Management and Capital Market Theory

Chapter 18: Duration and Bond Portfolio Management

Chapter 19: International Securities Markets

Chapter 20: Investments in Real Assets

Chapter 21: Alternative Investments: Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Chapter 22: Measuring Risks and Returns of Portfolio Managers

Appendices

Appendix A: Compound Sum of $1

Appendix B: Compound Sum of an Annuity of $1

Appendix C: Present Value of $1

Appendix D: Present Value of an Annuity of $1

Appendix E: Time Value of Money and Investment Applications

Appendix F: Using Calculators for Financial Analysis

About the Author

Geoffrey Hirt

Geoffrey A. Hirt is currently Professor of Finance at DePaul University and Director of Equity Research at Mesirow Financial. He received his PhD in Finance from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, his MBA from Miami University of Ohio and his BA from Ohio-Wesleyan University. Geoff has directed the Chartered Financial Analysts Study program for the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago since 1987. From 1987 to 1997 he was Chairman of the Finance Department at DePaul University and taught investments, corporate finance, and strategic planning. He developed and was director of DePaul's MBA program in Hong Kong and has taught in Poland, Germany, Thailand, and Hong Kong. Geoff has published several books. The sixth edition of Fundamentals of Investment Management was released in July 1998 and is published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill. Additionally, Geoff is well known for his book Fundamentals of Financial Management published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill. Now in its eighth edition, this book is used at over 600 colleges and universities worldwide, and it has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish. Geoff plays tennis and golf, is a music lover, and enjoys travelling with his wife, Linda.

Stanley Block

Professor Block is professor emeritus of financial management and investments at Texas Christian University, where he received the Burlington Northern Outstanding Teaching Award and the M. J. Neeley School of Business Distinguished Teaching Award. His research interests include financial markets, mergers, and high-yield bonds. He has served as president of the Southwestern Finance Association and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Cash Manager. He enjoys sports and has run in the NYC Marathon. Professor Block holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MBA from Cornell University, and a PhD from LSU. In 2001, his former students established the Dr. Stan Block $1.5 million Endowed Chair in Finance at Texas Christian University. He is the first chairholder of the named chair. In 2006, he was selected as the university’s outstanding professor.