Bodie/Kane/Marcus is the leading
textbook in the graduate investments market. It is recognized as the best
blend of practical and theoretical coverage, while maintaining an appropriate
rigor and clear writing style. Its unifying theme is that security markets
are nearly efficient, meaning that most securities are usually priced appropriately
given their risk and return attributes. The text places greater emphasis
on asset allocation, and offers a much broader and deeper treatment of
futures, options, and other derivative security markets than most investment
MARKET GAME The Stock Market Game gives
students the chance to invest a hypothetical
$100,000 in a real-time
portfolio. They think they're playing a game. You know they're learning
and financial concepts they'll
use for the rest of their lives.
- Participate in InvestWrite,teacher-designed writing competition created
to reinforce students' critical thinking skills.
Affinity fraud refers to investment
scams that prey upon members of identifiable groups, such as religious
or ethnic communities, the elderly, or professional groups. The fraudsters
who promote affinity scams frequently are - or pretend to be - members
of the group. They often enlist respected community or religious leaders
from within the group to spread the word about the scheme, by convincing
those people that a fraudulent investment is legitimate and worthwhile.
Many times, those leaders become unwitting victims of the fraudster's ruse.
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Discusses and describes the
full scope of investment products and strategies available in today's market.
Led by financial experts Frank Fabozzi and Harry Markowitz, the contributors
to this book are active, successful practitioners with hands-on expertise.