For undergraduate and MBA investments courses. This book brings together the latest developments in investments, education, and computer software. It is written in a modular fashion for instructor flexibility in covering material in a sequence that accommodates their needs.* International viewpoint - Chapters 6, Global Stock Markets, Chapter 17, Foreign Exchange, Chapter 18, Global Investing, and Chapter 19, Global Bond Markets. * Importance of security price indexes - Covered in 3 chapters: Chapter 10, Creating Price Indexes; Chapter 11, Selected Market Indexes - Presents domestic and international indexes; Chapter 12, Using Indexes - Discusses index mutual funds, index options, and index future contracts. * Interactive study Guide - Complete with Ibbotson Associates data (www.prenhall.com/francis). * Coverage of Electronic Communications Networks (ECNs) and related developments. * Familiarizes students with new developments such as order working systems, international electronic trading books, and more. * Non-mathematical explanation of various risks associated with bond investments. * Provides students with non-intimidating discussion of duration, convexity, credit risk, sovereign risk, foreign exchange risk, and more. * Four views are reflected - Discusses the existence of one securities market: the global market; explains in-depth the important role of price indexes; explores the ways in which technology is reshaping investing; and discusses the powerful influence of the Internet and provides a rich and elaborate website to accompany the text.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bk&CD-Rom. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130609390
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-200-09-4762104