Fixed Income Securities

Author: Frank J. Fabozzi

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 9780470304020

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 510

A Comprehensive Guide to All Aspects of Fixed Income Securities Fixed Income Securities, Second Edition sets the standard for a concise, complete explanation of the dynamics and opportunities inherent in today's fixed income marketplace. Frank Fabozzi combines all the various aspects of the fixed income market, including valuation, the interest rates of risk measurement, portfolio factors, and qualities of individual sectors, into an all-inclusive text with one cohesive voice. This comprehensive guide provides complete coverage of the wide range of fixed income securities, including: * U.S. Treasury securities * Agencies * Municipal securities * Asset-backed securities * Corporate and international bonds * Mortgage-backed securities, including CMOs * Collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) For the financial professional who needs to understand the fundamental and unique characteristics of fixed income securities, Fixed Income Securities, Second Edition offers the most up-to-date facts and formulas needed to navigate today's fast-changing financial markets. Increase your knowledge of this market and enhance your financial performance over the long-term with Fixed Income Securities, Second Edition.
Bond and Money Markets: Strategy, Trading, Analysis

Author: Moorad Choudhry

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 008047618X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1168

View: 288

Bond and Money Markets: Strategy, Trading, Analysis explains and analyses all aspects of the bond and money markets and is both an introduction for newcomers and an advanced text for experienced market practitioners and graduate students. Those with experience of the industry at all levels will find the book invaluable as a standard reference work. The book features coverage of: Government and Corporate bonds, Eurobonds, callable bonds, convertibles Asset-backed bonds including mortgages and CDOs Derivative instruments including bond futures, swaps, options, structured products, and option valuation models Interest-rate risk, duration analysis, convexity, and the convexity bias The money markets, repo markets, basis trading, and asset / liability management Term structure models, estimating and interpreting the yield curve Portfolio management, including total return framework, portfolio strategies, and constructing bond indices and valuable insight into: Trading and hedging strategy Charting and technical analysis The latest market developments, such as value-at-risk, and credit derivatives Emerging markets and the benefits of international investment The Bond and Money Markets: Strategy, Trading, Analysis is aimed at a wide readership including bond salespersons, traders, corporate financiers and graduate trainees, as well as risk managers, operations professionals and business analysts. Other market participants including fund managers, corporate treasurers, management consultants, regulators and financial journalists will also find the content useful. This book is virtually a stand alone reference book on interest rate swaps, the money markets, financial market mathematics, interest-rate futures and technical analysis Includes some introductory coverage of very specialised topics (for which one requires specialised texts) such as VaR, Asset & liability management, credit derivatives Combines accessible style with advanced level topics, plus review of latest research
Investing in Emerging Fixed Income Markets

Author: Frank J. Fabozzi, CFA

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471218367

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 392

View: 601

An investor's guide to capitalizing on opportunities in the fixed income markets of emerging economies The fixed income market in emerging countries represents a new and potentially lucrative area of investment for professionals, but with great risk. Investing in Emerging Fixed Income Markets shows investors how to identify solid investment opportunities, assess the risk potential, and develop an investment approach to enhance long-term returns. Contributors to this book, among the leading experts from around the world, share their insights, advice, and knowledge on a range of topics that will help investors make the right decisions and choices when dealing with emerging fixed income markets. This fully updated and revised edition of the Handbook of Emerging Fixed Income and Currency Markets is the best guide for navigating the complicated world of emerging fixed income markets. Efstathia Pilarinu (Strasbourg, France) is a consultant specializing in the derivatives and emerging market fixed income areas. She has worked for several major Wall Street firms, including Salomon Brothers, Bankers Trust, Societe General. She has a doctorate degree and an MBA in finance from the University of Tennessee and an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Patras, Greece. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is proud to be the publisher of the esteemed Frank J. Fabozzi Series. Comprising nearly 100 titles--which include numerous bestsellers--The Frank J. Fabozzi Series is a key resource for finance professionals and academics, strategists and students, and investors. The series is overseen by its eponymous editor, whose expert instruction and presentation of new ideas have been at the forefront of financial publishing for over twenty years. His successful career has provided him with the knowledge, insight, and advice that has led to this comprehensive series. Frank J. Fabozzi, PhD, CFA, CPA, is Editor of the Journal of Portfolio Management, which is read by thousands of institutional investors, as well as editor or author of over 100 books on finance for the professional and academic markets. Currently, Dr. Fabozzi is an adjunct Professor of Finance at Yale University's School of Management and on the board of directors of the Guardian Life family of funds and the Black Rock complex of funds.
Wiley CPA Exam Review 2008

Author: O. Ray Whittington

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470135228

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

View: 801

Completely revised for the new computerized CPA Exam Published annually, this comprehensive, four–volume study guide for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Exam arms readers with detailed outlines and study guidelines, plus skill–building problems and solutions that help them to identify, focus, and master the specific topics that need the most work. Many of the practice questions are taken from previous exams, and care is taken to ensure that they cover all the information candidates need to pass the CPA Exam. Broken down into four volumes–Regulation, Auditing and Attestation, Financial Accounting and Reporting, and Business Environment and Concepts–these top CPA Exam review study guides worldwide provide: More than 2,700 practice questions Complete information on the new simulation questions A unique modular structure that divides content into self–contained study modules AICPA content requirements and three times as many examples as other study guides
First Steps in Bonds

Author: Peter Temple

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273656570

Category: Bonds

Page: 197

View: 331

With uncertain and volatile stock markets making many investors cautious many are turning to bonds which, whilst being by no means risk free, are a lot less volatile than shares. Many professional investors routinely use bonds - often as a core constituent of a diversified portfolio - so it is only a matter of time before private investors do the same. First Steps in Bonds introduces readers to the key issues revolving around the bond markets. It covers in detail each of the main segments of the market - government bonds, corporate bonds, Eurobonds and other types. Supported by illustrative stories, trading scenarios and worked examples, it will lead investors through the concepts whilst always keeping one eye on the reality of the markets. By cutting through all the jargon used by the professionals, the author provides you with the practical guidance and sensible strategies to enable you to trade in bonds with confidence. First Steps in Bonds cuts through the seeming complexity of bond markets and enables the reader to become familiar with bonds quickly and easily. It teaches you: what bonds are, how they differ from shares and why you should invest in them how to analyze and value bonds, and the tools needed to make decisions about them the external events and market technicalities that drive bond markets techniques for dealing in bonds, selecting a broker, and finding information on bonds the characteristics and advantages of collective investment in bonds how to deal in government bonds through online dealing services. Peter Temple worked as a city analyst for 18 years, and has been a financial journalist for thirteen. He has also been an active and successful private trader for the past 15 years. First Steps in Bonds Take your first steps with confidence.
ACCA P4 Advanced Financial Management

Author: BPP Learning Media

Publisher: BPP Learning Media

ISBN: 9781509709892

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 650

View: 747

BPP Learning Media is an ACCA Approved Content Provider. Our partnership with ACCA means that our Study Texts, Practice & Revision Kits and iPass (for CBE papers only) are subject to a thorough ACCA examining team review. Our suite of study tools will provide you with all the accurate and up-to-date material you need for exam success.