by Zvi Bodie and Alex Kane

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Book Features:

  • Coverage on Modern Portfolio Theory, which focuses on the techniques and implications of efficient diversification
  • The text provides complete coverage of futures, options and other derivative security markets
  • Strong treatment of Excel. Selected chapters contain problems, denoted by an icon, specifically linked to Excel templates that are available on the book website

Table of Contents:

About the Authors

Part I: Introduction

  • The Investment Environment
  • Asset Classes and Financial Instruments
  • How Securities are Traded
  • Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies

Part II: Portfolio Theory and Practice

  • Risk, Return and the Historical Record
  • Capital Allocation to Risky Assets
  • Optimal Risky Portfolios
  • Index Models

Part III: Equilibrium in Capital Markets

  • The Capital Asset Pricing Model
  • Arbitrage Pricing Theory and Multifactor Models of Risk and Return
  • The Efficient Market Hypothesis
  • Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis
  • Empirical Evidence on Security Returns

Part IV: Fixed-Income Securities

  • Bond Prices and Yields
  • The Term Structure of Interest Rates
  • Managing Bond Portfolios

Part V: Security Analysis

  • Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis
  • Equity Valuation Models
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Part VI: Options, Futures and Other Derivatives

  • Options Markets: Introduction
  • Option Valuation
  • Futures Markets
  • Futures, Swaps and Risk Management

Part VII: Applied Portfolio Management

  • Portfolio Performance Evaluation
  • International Diversification
  • Hedge Funds
  • The Theory of Active Portfolio Management
  • Investment Policy and the Framework of the CFA Institute

Appendix: References to CFA Problems
Name Index
Subject Index

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