The Basics of Finance: An Introduction to Financial Markets, Business Finance, and Portfolio Management
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons. All rights reserved.
Author(s): Pamela Peterson Drake, Frank J. Fabozzi
Published Online: 1 DEC 2011 02:55PM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470609712
Online ISBN: 9781118267790
About this Book
An introductory guide to the world of finance
The Basics of Finance is an accessible book for those who want to gain a better understanding of this field, but lack a strong business background. It covers essential concepts, tools, methods, and strategies in finance without delving too far into theory.
Written by the experienced author team of Frank Fabozzi and Pamela Peterson Drake, this reliable resource discusses everything from financial instruments and markets to portfolio management techniques, understanding and analyzing financial statements, and different types of corporate financial strategy, planning, and policy.
- Explores, in a basic way, topics such as cash flow analysis, asset valuation, capital budgeting, and derivatives
- Provides a solid foundation in the field of finance, which you can quickly build upon
- Explains concepts in various areas of finance without getting too complicated
The Basics of Finance offers essential guidance on financial markets and institutions, corporate finance, portfolio management, risk management, and much more. If you're looking to learn more about finance, this is the best place to start.