Handbook of Finance

Handbook of Finance

Online ISBN: 9780470404324

DOI: 10.1002/9780470404324

About this Book

The Definitive Resource for the Demanding Field of Finance

Incorporating timely research and in-depth analysis, the Handbook of Finance is a comprehensive 3-Volume Set that covers both established and cutting-edge theories and developments in finance and investing. Edited by Frank Fabozzi, this set includes valuable insights from global financial experts as well as academics with extensive experience in this field. Organized by topic, this comprehensive resource contains complete coverage of essential issues—from portfolio construction and risk management to fixed income securities and foreign exchange—and provides readers with a balanced understanding of today’s dynamic world of finance.

About Each Volume

Volume 1: Financial Markets and Instruments skillfully covers the general characteristics of different asset classes, derivative instruments, the markets in which financial instruments trade, and the players in those markets. It also addresses the role of financial markets in an economy, the structure and organization of financial markets, the efficiency of markets, and the determinants of asset pricing and interest rates.

Volume 2: Investment Management and Financial Management focuses on the theories, decisions, and implementations aspects associated with both financial management and investment management. It discusses issues that dominate the financial management arena—capital structure, dividend policies, capital budgeting, and working capital—and highlights the essential elements of today’s investment management environment, which include allocating funds across major asset classes and effectively dealing with equity and fixed income portfolios.

Volume 3: Valuation, Financial Modeling, and Quantitative Tools contains the most comprehensive coverage of the analytical tools, risk measurement methods, and valuation techniques currently used in the field of finance. It details a variety of concepts, such as credit risk modeling, Black-Scholes option pricing, and Monte Carlo simulation, and offers practical insights on effectively applying them to real-world situations.

About the Editor:

Frank J. Fabozzi, PhD, CFA, is a Professor in the Practice of Finance at Yale University’s School of Management and the Editor of the Journal of Portfolio Management. In 2002, he was inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of Fame and, in 2007, was the recipient of the C. Stewart Sheppard Award given by the CFA Institute.

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