This book provides an
elementary course in the theory and the application of annuities certain and in
the mathematical aspects of life insurance. The book is particularly
adapted to the needs of students in colleges of business administration, but it
is also fitted for study by college students of mathematics who are not
specializing in business.
covers the following topics: From CAPM to market anomalies, Credit risk
implications for the cross section of asset returns, Rational versus behavioural
attributes of stylized cross-sectional effects, Conditional CAPM, Conditional
versus unconditional portfolio efficiency, Multi-factor models, Interpreting
factor models, Machine learning methods in asset pricing: Lasso, Ridge, elastic
net, group Lasso, Neural Network, and Random Forest, Panel regressions with
fixed effects and their association with market-timing and cross-section,
investment strategies, Consumption based asset pricing models, The discount
factor representation in asset pricing, The equity premium puzzle, The risk free
rate puzzle, The Epstein-Zin preferences.
This note explains the
following topics: Introduction to Security Analysis, Risk and Return
Concepts, New Issue Market, Stock Exchanges in India - Operations, Listing of
Securities, Stock Brokers and Other Intermediaries, Stock Market Indices,
Investment Alternatives, Government Securities, Valuation of Fixed Income
Securities, valuation of Variable Income Securities or Equity Share Valuation,
Efficient Market Hypothesis and Portfolio Construction.
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note covers the following topics: The notion of a benchmark, The Capital Asset
Pricing Model, The Importance of Diversification, The Effects of
Diversification, The Market Portfolio, Risk Aversion and Risk Premiums, Implied
Equity Premiums, Estimating Performance, Estimating Boeings Beta, Fundamental
Determinants of Betas, From Cost of Equity to Cost of Capital.
The aim of this book is to
present in clear form the simple principles of investment, and to afford the
reader a working knowledge of the various classes of securities which are
available as investments and their relative adaptability to different needs. The
book is an outgrowth of the writer's personal experience as an investment
banker. Topics covered includes: General Principles of Investment, Railroad
Mortgage Bonds, Railroad Equipment Bonds, Real-Estate Mortgages, Industrial
Bonds, Public-Utility Bonds, Municipal Bonds, Stocks and Market Movements of
helps entrepreneurs and practitioners to understand the investments field as it
is currently understood and practiced for sound investment decisions making.
Topics covered includes: Quantitative methods of investment analysis, Theory for
investment portfolio formation, Investment in stocks, Investment in bonds,
Psychological aspects in investment decision making, Using options as
investments, Portfolio management and evaluation.
This note introduces the basic tools used by investment
professionals. Topics covered includes: Investment Process, Term Structure of
Interest Rates, Bond Portfolio Management, Portfolio Mechanics, Optimal
Portfolios, Equilibrium Models and Performance Evaluation.
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