Introduction to Finance

Author: Ronald W. Melicher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118492673
Release Date: 2013-10-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Revised edition of the authors' Finance.

Introduction to Finance Markets Investments and Financial Management 16th Edition

Author: Ronald W. Melicher
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781119302063
Release Date: 2016-11-16
Genre: Business & Economics

The Sixteenth Edition of Introduction to Finance: Markets, Investments, and Financial Management is now available as an enhanced e-text with new interactive figures for students. This title builds upon the successes of its earlier editions while maintaining a fresh and up-to-date coverage of the field of finance. Distinguished authors Ron Melicher and Edgar Norton continue to cover the three major financial areas: institutions and markets, investments, and financial management. Their effective structure equips instructors with maximum flexibility for how the course is taught, and provides students with an integrated perspective of the different foundations of finance. This survey of the basic knowledge, concepts, and terms of finance is appropriate for all students.

Introduction to Finance Markets Investments and Financial Management 15th Edition

Author: Ronald W. Melicher
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781118800720
Release Date: 2013-10-23
Genre: Business & Economics

Business managers will gain a basic understanding of the complex world of finance with Introduction to Finance: Markets, Investments, and Financial Management, 15th Edition. This text presents a balanced survey of the three main areas of finance: institutions and markets, investments, and financial management. The examples have been completely updated throughout to provide the most relevant information. Discussions of small business practice help them gain a better understanding of small business applications. More focus is placed on ethics to reflect the headlines in today's news. Additional end-of-chapter questions and career-profile features also enable business managers to connect the material to the real world.

Introduction to Finance

Author: Lawrence J. Gitman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0201635372
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Business & Economics

Focusing on the perspectives of firms and investors, this text recognizes that finance is more than financial management and offers coverage of financial markets, institutions and investments as well.

Introduction to Finance Markets Investments and Financial Management

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781497034723
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Introduction to Finance, Markets, Investments, and Financial Management. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Finance

Author: Frank J. Fabozzi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470486155
Release Date: 2009-05-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Created by the experienced author team of Frank Fabozzi and Pamela Peterson Drake, Finance examines the essential elements of this discipline and makes them accessible to a wide array of readers-from seasoned veterans looking for a review to newcomers needing to get their footing in finance. Divided into four comprehensive parts, this reliable resource opens with a detailed discussion of the basic tools of investing and financing decision-making—financial mathematics and financial analysis. After this informative introduction, you'll quickly become familiar with the three primary areas of finance—capital markets (Part II), financial management (Part III), and investment/asset management (Part IV)?-and discover how these different areas are interconnected. Finance is a well-rounded guide to this dynamic field. The straightforward insights found here will put you in a better position to understand what the principles of modern finance are and how they can be used to make the right decisions when managing risk and return in today's complex financial environment.

Finance

Author: Ronald W. Melicher
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471675792
Release Date: 2005-02-28
Genre: Business & Economics

The Twelfth Edition of this successful book provides a survey of the foundations of the finance discipline. The authors covers the three major financial areas:? Institutions & Markets, Investments, and Financial Management, helping you develop an integrated perspective of the different foundations of finance.

Introduction to Microfinance

Author: Todd A. Watkins
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN: 9789813140752
Release Date: 2018-04-09
Genre: Business & Economics


Strategic Financial Management Casebook

Author: Rajesh Kumar
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128093528
Release Date: 2017-01-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Strategic Financial Management Casebook strategically uses integrative case studies—cases that do not emphasize specific subjects such as capital budgeting or value based management—to provide a framework for understanding strategic financial management. By featuring holistic presentations, the book puts readers into the shoes of those responsible for the world’s largest wealth creators. It covers strategies of growth, mergers and acquisitions, financial performance analysis over the past decade, wealth created in terms of stock returns since its listing in stock market, investment and financial decisions, cost of capital, and corporate valuation. In addition, the casebook also discusses corporate restructuring activities undertaken by each company. Each chapter follows a template to facilitate learning, and each features an Excel-based case analysis worksheet that includes a complete data set for financial analysis and valuation. Introduces a conceptual framework for integrating strategy and finance for value creation Emphasizes the roles of corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and risk management in value creation Encourages an analysis of investment, financing, and dividend decisions Examines non-financial factors that contribute to value

Behavioral Finance

Author: H. Kent Baker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470769688
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Business & Economics

A definitive guide to the growing field of behavioral finance This reliable resource provides a comprehensive view of behavioral finance and its psychological foundations, as well as its applications to finance. Comprising contributed chapters written by distinguished authors from some of the most influential firms and universities in the world, Behavioral Finance provides a synthesis of the most essential elements of this discipline, including psychological concepts and behavioral biases, the behavioral aspects of asset pricing, asset allocation, and market prices, as well as investor behavior, corporate managerial behavior, and social influences. Uses a structured approach to put behavioral finance in perspective Relies on recent research findings to provide guidance through the maze of theories and concepts Discusses the impact of sub-optimal financial decisions on the efficiency of capital markets, personal wealth, and the performance of corporations Behavioral finance has quickly become part of mainstream finance. If you need to gain a better understanding of this topic, look no further than this book.

An Introduction to Financial Markets

Author: Paolo Brandimarte
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118594667
Release Date: 2018-02-22
Genre: Mathematics

COVERS THE FUNDAMENTAL TOPICS IN MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS, AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR A THOROUGH STUDY OF FINANCIAL MARKETS This comprehensive yet accessible book introduces students to financial markets and delves into more advanced material at a steady pace while providing motivating examples, poignant remarks, counterexamples, ideological clashes, and intuitive traps throughout. Tempered by real-life cases and actual market structures, An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitative Approach accentuates theory through quantitative modeling whenever and wherever necessary. It focuses on the lessons learned from timely subject matter such as the impact of the recent subprime mortgage storm, the collapse of LTCM, and the harsh criticism on risk management and innovative finance. The book also provides the necessary foundations in stochastic calculus and optimization, alongside financial modeling concepts that are illustrated with relevant and hands-on examples. An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitative Approach starts with a complete overview of the subject matter. It then moves on to sections covering fixed income assets, equity portfolios, derivatives, and advanced optimization models. This book’s balanced and broad view of the state-of-the-art in financial decision-making helps provide readers with all the background and modeling tools needed to make “honest money” and, in the process, to become a sound professional. Stresses that gut feelings are not always sufficient and that “critical thinking” and real world applications are appropriate when dealing with complex social systems involving multiple players with conflicting incentives Features a related website that contains a solution manual for end-of-chapter problems Written in a modular style for tailored classroom use Bridges a gap for business and engineering students who are familiar with the problems involved, but are less familiar with the methodologies needed to make smart decisions An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitative Approach offers a balance between the need to illustrate mathematics in action and the need to understand the real life context. It is an ideal text for a first course in financial markets or investments for business, economic, statistics, engineering, decision science, and management science students.

The Financial Times Guide to Investing

Author: Glen Arnold
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9781292005164
Release Date: 2014-09-10
Genre: Business & Economics

'The most damaging half truth for savers is “performance matters more than expenses”. Read this book carefully and the financial services industry will have one fewer easy victim, but you will have a sound base for a lifetime of successful investment.' Martin White, Chair of UK Shareholders Association This is one of those great big books to buy and then tuck away for constant reference. It's a tour through everything from managing a portfolio to establishing a fair intrinsic value for a share. If it moves in the world of investing, it’s probably here.' David Stevenson, 'Adventurous Investor' in the Financial Times ‘Informative and easy to read, Glen Arnold has produced arguably the most comprehensive book there is today on stock market investing and one that unquestionably will give an edge to any retail investor. This is a must read for anyone serious about investing.' Simon Thompson, Companies Editor, Investors Chronicle The Financial Times Guide to Investing is the definitive introduction to the art of successful stock market investing. Bestselling author Glen Arnold takes you from the basics of what investors do and why companies need them through to the practicalities of buying and selling shares and how to make the most from your money. He describes different types of investment vehicles and advises you on how to be successful at picking companies, understanding their accounts, managing a sophisticated portfolio, measuring performance and risk and setting up an investment club. The third edition of this investing classic will give you everything you need to choose your shares with skill and confidence. Thoroughly updated, this edition now includes: - Comprehensive advice about unit trusts and other collective investments - A brand new section on dividend payments and what to watch out for - An expanded jargon-busting glossary to demystify those complex phrases and concepts - Recent Financial Times articles and tables to illustrate and expand on case studies and examples - Detailed updates of changes to tax rates and legislation as well as increases in ISA allowances and revisions to capital gains tax

Entrepreneurial Finance

Author: J. Chris Leach
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305968356
Release Date: 2016-10-14
Genre: Business & Economics

ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCE, 6e, guides readers through a complete life cycle of the firm as it introduces the theories, knowledge, and corporate finance tools and techniques an entrepreneur needs to start, build, and eventually harvest a successful venture. With a strong emphasis on sound financial management practices, it explains how to secure financing, use business cash flow models, and strategically position the early-stage company. It also covers how to effectively interact with financial institutions and regulatory agencies that can affect venture growth and enable liquidity for investors. In-depth capstone cases, mini-cases, and examples vividly illustrate such key concepts as venture capital funds, institutional investors, strategic alliances, the role of business angels, licensing agreements, exit strategies, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.