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HIGH-YIELD BONDS provides state-of-the-art research, strategies, and toolsÑalongside the expert analysis of respected authorities including Edward Altman of New York UniversityÕs Salomon Center, Lea Carty of MoodyÕs Investor Service, Sam DeRosa-Farag of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Martin Fridson of Merrill Lynch & Company, Stuart Gilson of Harvard University, Robert Kricheff of CS First Boston, and Frank Reilly of the University of Notre DameÑto help you truly understand todayÕs high-yield market. Let it act as your on-call investment advisor in this risky, highly profitable market.
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High yield bonds are exploding in popularity among professional investors. Offering higher yields than conventional bonds, high-yield bonds are enormously attractive to pension funds, banks, and other institutional investors. Since 1993, the market has nearly doubled from $235 billion to over $400 billion in outstanding issues. High-Yield Bonds is the most comprehensive and authoritative book ever published on this burgeoning market. The book features contributions from investment luminaries from both Wall Street and the academic world, such as Martin Fridson of Merrill Lynch, Robert Kricheff of CS First Boston, and Frank Reilly of Notre Dame. The book will deal with every aspect of the high-yield market, and will function as an educational tool, a reference, and a source for information on the latest research and strategies.From the Back Cover:
The availability of newer forms of high-yield bonds, along with dramatic growth in international issues and leveraged loans, marks a growing maturity in the high-yield bond market. But mistakes can be costly, and busy institutional investers and corporate finance officers can still find it challenging to locate the most favorable investment opportunities. High-Yield Bonds thoroughly explores every angle of this complex market, delivering statistics, research findings, and empirical facts guaranteed to help you understand the risks and rewards of high-yield investing. More than just a theoretical treatise on lower-grade bonds, this hands-on reference shows you how to uncover issues that provide exceptional returns for acceptable risk. Examples of the discussions include: a 77-year study of corporate bond defaults that reveals patterns and correlations--helping you intuitively judge a bond's risks; credit analylsis methodologies to help you determine an issuer's weaknesses and better evaluate the 12- to 24-month prospects; simulation methodologies to identify optimally diversified portfolios. As U.S. and international institutional investors seek higher yields, and emerging companies seek new sources of capital to finance growth, the high-yield bond market will continue to grow in strength and importance. Let High-Yield Bonds act as your on-call investment advisor in navigating this risky-yet profitable-market.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110070067864
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # S-0070067864