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See below for a selection of the latest books from Investment & securities category. Presented with a red border are the Investment & securities books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Investment & securities books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Little Book of Investing Like the Pros Five Steps for Picking Stocks

The Little Book of Investing Like the Pros Five Steps for Picking Stocks

Author: Joshua Rosenbaum Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/03/2020

Valuation is the key to smart investing this book shows you how The Little Book of Investing Like the Pros gives individual investors a crash course in the tools and techniques used on Wall Street. Written by two expert practitioners at UBS, this book provides real, effective, practical guidance that allows investors to take a hands-on approach to the market. Readers will learn the four mission-critical valuation methods that professionals lean on, empowering them with the skills and understanding to take on the challenge of choosing the best stocks, armed with the same insights as Wall Street's smartest analysts. Valuation ratios say a lot about an investment's potential, and this book explains how individuals can put expert techniques to work for themselves. A total return approach to investing is about both the return of money, and the return on money. Proper valuation is the driver of all great investments, and the pros on Wall Street do it every day. The Little Book of Investing Like the Pros puts expert tools in the hands of individuals, helping them understand and effectively use the same techniques that give the pros a decided edge. * Discover the importance of valuation before investment * Learn the essential methods and techniques used every day on Wall Street * Understand the critical metrics, and in which situations they apply * Become familiar with the tools and resources that can streamline due diligence Wall Street pros need to know what a company is worth before they can decide whether the stock price represents a good value. This book reveals their methods, and helps individuals apply the same techniques to their own investment strategy. For individual investors looking to take their portfolio into their own hands, The Little Book of Investing Like the Pros is a complete, hands-on resource.

Foreign Direct Investments Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Foreign Direct Investments Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Information Resources Management Association Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Globalization, accelerated by information technologies, has increased the speed of business transactions and has reduced the distances between international businesses. This growth has transformed the realm of foreign investment in countries around the world, calling for a methodological approach to planning feasible capital investment proposals in general and foreign direct investment projects. Foreign Direct Investments: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a vital reference source that explores the importance of global stocks to economic structures and explores the effects that these holdings have on the financial status of nations. It also provides a systems approach to investment projects in a globalized and open society. Highlighting a range of topics such as foreign direct investors, risk analysis, and sourcing strategies, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for business managers, executives, international companies, entrepreneurs, researchers, academicians, graduate students, policymakers, investors, and project managers.

CMT Level III 2020: The Integration of Technical Analysis

CMT Level III 2020: The Integration of Technical Analysis

Author: CMT Association Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2020

Everything you need to pass Level III of the CMT Program CMT Level III 2020: The Integration of Technical Analysis fully prepares you to demonstrate competency integrating basic concepts in Level I with practical applications in Level II, by using critical analysis to arrive at well-supported, ethical investing and trading recommendations. Covered topics include: asset relationships, portfolio management, behavioral finance, volatility, and analysis. The Level III exam emphasizes risk management concepts as well as classical methods of technical analysis. This cornerstone guidebook of the Chartered Market Technician (R) Program will provide every advantage to passing Level III CMT Exam.

Algorithmic Trading Methods Applications Using Advanced Statistics, Optimization, and Machine Learning Techniques

Algorithmic Trading Methods Applications Using Advanced Statistics, Optimization, and Machine Learning Techniques

Algorithmic Trading Methods: Applications Using Advanced Statistics, Optimization, and Machine Learning Techniques, 2nd Edition focuses on trading strategies and methods, including new insights on the evolution of financial markets, pre-trade models and post-trade analysis, liquidation cost and risk analysis required for regulatory reporting, and compliance and regulatory reporting requirements. Highlighting new investment styles, it adds new material on best execution processes for investors and brokers, including model validation, quality and assurance, limit order model testing, and smart order model testing. Using basic programming tools, such as Excel, MATLAB, and Python, this book provides a process to create TCA low cost exchange traded funds.

Foreign Ownership Restrictions and Liberalization Reforms

Foreign Ownership Restrictions and Liberalization Reforms

Author: David Conklin, Don Lecraw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

Published in 1997, this volume examines why foreign investment restrictions put in place during the 1950s and 1960s have been largely removed in recent years. Illustrations from ten countries are used to demonstrate the liberalizing movement, and the author analyzes the differences among sectors with regard to rationales and changes in rationales suggesting why many societies have chosen to retain certain restrictions even with the general liberalization. On this basis recommendations are presented in the book with regard to alternative mechanisms for achieving the original national objectives.

Investments An Introduction

Investments An Introduction

Author: Herbert (The College of New Jersey) Mayo Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/01/2020

Gain a full understanding of today's most important investment topics from the perspective of an individual financial planner with Mayo's INVESTMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION, 13E. This inviting approach introduces the process of investing and the many alternatives available for constructing a strong investment portfolio. You master the investing fundamentals needed for success on the CFP (R) exam while developing more advanced investing skills. You learn to manage your assets as an active portfolio manager or simply as an informed investor. This edition highlights how to make solid investment decisions with an overview of today's most pertinent investment opportunities and challenges. Updates highlight the latest changes in taxation and investment planning prompted by the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). An ongoing Financial Advisor's Investment Case and expanded coverage of stock valuation ratios, stock repurchases, and dividend payments emphasize how to apply what you've learned to daily decisions.

Plunkett's Investment & Securities Industry Almanac 2020

Plunkett's Investment & Securities Industry Almanac 2020

Author: Jack W. Plunkett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2020

The Savvy Investor's Guide to Avoiding Pitfalls, Frauds, and Scams

The Savvy Investor's Guide to Avoiding Pitfalls, Frauds, and Scams

Author: H. Kent Baker, John R. Nofsinger, Vesa Puttonen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2020

Are you an investor facing an obstacle you don't know how to overcome? Are you ready to invest, but not sure how to reduce your risks? There are two important things you must do to be a savvy investor: make good investment decisions and avoid costly mistakes. As important as good investments are, one bad mistake can ruin the result of all your good decisions. In the second book in The H. Kent Baker Investments Series, investing experts H. Kent Baker, John R. Nofsinger, and Vesa Puttonen offer an insightful guide on avoiding those detrimental missteps. The Savvy Investor's Guide to Avoiding Pitfalls, Frauds and Scams explores the common pitfalls that investors face. Highlighting important issues when investing especially in common stocks and mutual funds, they explore the psychological biases of investors that can cause you to be your own worst enemy. Finally, they look at frauds and scams, and how to protect yourself from dishonest people wanting to profit at your expense. If you feel unprepared to face the risks of investing, Baker, Nofsinger, and Puttonen provide this essential guide to arming yourself against devastation on your path to becoming a savvy investor.

Advances in Active Portfolio Management: New Developments in Quantitative Investing

Advances in Active Portfolio Management: New Developments in Quantitative Investing

Author: Richard Grinold, Ronald Kahn Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/01/2020

From the leading authorities in their field-the newest, most effective tools for avoiding common pitfalls while maximizing profits through active portfolio management Whether you're a portfolio managers, financial adviser, or student of investing, this follow-up to the authors' classic work on the subject delivers everything you need to master the concepts and practices of active portfolio management. Advances in Active Portfolio Management brings you up to date on the issues, trends, and challenges in the world of active management and shows how advances in the authors' approach can solve current problems. It includes articles published in top management journals and brand-new material covering: * Dynamic Analyses* Signal Weighting* Implementation Efficiency * Holdings-based attribution* Expected returns* Risk management* Portfolio construction* Fees Written in clear, engaging language, Advances in Active Portfolio Management make complex issues easy to understand and put into practice. It's the one-stop resource you need to succeed in the world of investing today.

Smart(er) Investing How Academic Insights Propel the Savvy Investor

Smart(er) Investing How Academic Insights Propel the Savvy Investor

Author: Elisabetta Basilico, Tommi Johnsen Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2020

This book identifies and discusses the most successful investing practices with an emphasis on the academic articles that produced them and why this research led to popular adoption and growth in $AUM. Investors are bombarded with ideas and prescriptions for successful investing every day. Given the steady stream of information on stock tips, sector timing, asset allocation, etc., how do investors decide? How do they judge the quality and reliability of the investment advice they are given on a day-to-day basis? This book identifies which academic articles turned investment ideas were the most innovative and influential in the practice of investment management. Each article is discussed in terms of the asset management process: strategy, portfolio construction, portfolio implementation, and risk management. Some examples of topics covered are factor investing, the extreme growth of trading instruments like Exchange Traded Funds, multi-asset investing, socially responsible investing, big data, and artificial intelligence. This book analyzes a curated selection of peer-reviewed academic articles identified among those published by the scientific investment community. The book briefly describes each of the articles, how and why each one changed the way we think about investing in that specific asset class, and provides insights as to the nuts and bolts of how to take full advantage of this successful investment idea. It is as timely as it is informative and will help each investor to focus on the most successful strategies, ideas, and implementation that provide the basis for the efficient accumulation and management of wealth.