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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.
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Written by the experienced author team of Pamela Peterson Drake and Frank Fabozzi, The Basics of Finance puts the essential elements of this discipline in perspective and will allow you to gain a better understanding of today′s dynamic world of finance.
Divided into four comprehensive parts, this reliable resource will help you to see how all the pieces of finance fit together. Page by informative page, The Basics of Finance:
Along the way, sample problems with detailed solutions are provided in many chapters, allowing you to practice any math demonstrated in those specific sections. End–of–chapter questions are also included for each chapter, along with select solutions easily accessible on the companion Web site, so you can test your knowledge of the basic terms and concepts discussed in each chapter.
If you′re looking to gain an understanding of what finance is really about at the fundamental level, look no further than this book.About the Author:
PAMELA PETERSON DRAKE, PhD, CFA, is the J. Gray Ferguson Professor of Finance and Department Head of Finance and Business Law at James Madison University. She received her PhD in finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her BS in accountancy from Miami University. Professor Drake previously taught at Florida State University and Florida Atlantic University. Frank J. Fabozzi, PhD, CFA, CPA, is Professor in the Practice of Finance and Becton Fellow at the Yale School of Management and Editor of the Journal of Portfolio Management. Fabozzi earned a doctorate in economics from the City University of New York. He is an Affiliated Professor at the University of Karlsruhe's Institute of Statistics, Econometrics, and Mathematical Finance and is on the Advisory Council for the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University.
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