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For undergraduate courses in investments.
This package includes MyLab Finance.
The core concepts and tools readers need to make informed investment decisions
Fundamentals of Investing helps individuals make informed investment decisions by providing a solid foundation of core concepts and tools. Smart, Gitman, and Joehnk use practical, hands-on applications to introduce the topics and techniques used by both personal investors and money managers. The authors integrate a consistent framework based on learning goals to keep readers focused in each chapter. Readers leave with the necessary information for developing, implementing, and monitoring a successful investment program.
The 13th Edition uses a conversational tone to make the foreign language, concepts, and strategies of investing accessible to readers. With the help of examples throughout, readers learn to make informed decisions in order to achieve investment goals. The book focuses on both individual securities and portfolios, teaching readers to consider the risk and return of different types of investments and how to use this knowledge to develop, implement, and monitor goals.
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013440839X / 9780134408392 Fundamentals of Investing Plus MyLab Finance with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
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- 013408330X / 9780134083308 Fundamentals of Investing
- 0134083938 / 9780134083933 MyLab Finance with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Fundamentals of Investing
Table of contents
PART I: PREPARING TO INVEST
1. The Investment Environment
2. Securities Markets and Transactions
3. Investment Information and Securities Transactions
PART II: IMPORTANT CONCEPTUAL TOOLS
4. Return and Risk
4A. The Time Value of Money
5. Modern Portfolio Concepts
PART III: INVESTING IN COMMON STOCKS
6. Common Stocks
7. Analyzing Common Stocks
8. Stock Valuation
9. Market Efficiency and Behavioral Finance
PART IV: INVESTING IN FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES
10. Fixed-Income Securities
11. Bond Valuation
PART V: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
12. Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds
13. Managing Your Own Portfolio
PART VI: DERIVATIVE SECURITIES
14. Options: Puts and Calls
15. Futures Markets and Securities
WEB CHAPTERS (at www.pearsonhighered.com/smart)
16. Investing in Preferred Stocks
17. Tax-Advantaged Investments
18. Real Estate and Other Tangible Investments
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