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The authors extract some sobering trading edicts the good old-fashioned way - analysis by the scientific method. Here we see the fruits of detailed and methodical research, both the long and short of it...These results will certainly affect my own trading designs! - Mark Jurik Editor, Computerized Trading . If you're the type of trader who wants to build his or her own systems, this book is for you! - Murray Ruggiero, Jr. Contribuitng Editor, Futures magazine . I have known Jeff Katz for years. He has worked on a number of my projects, always exhibiting a high degree of professionalism, attention to detail, and thoroughness. The same craftsmanship is apparent throughout this book. - Robert Pardo President, Pardo Capital Limited.
Master investments with Schaum's - the high-performance study guide. It will help you cut study time, hone problem-solving skills, and achieve your personal best on exams! Students love Schaum's Outlines because they produce results. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students improve their test scores and final grades with these indispensable study guides. Get the edge on your classmates. Use Schaum's !If you don't have a lot of time but want to excel in class, this book helps you: brush up before tests; find answers fast; study quickly and more effectively; get the big picture without poring over lengthy textbooks. Inside, you will find: 396 solved problems, including step-by-step solutions; hundreds of additional practice problems, with answers supplied; clear explanations of all major topics covered in investment courses, including common stock valuation, portfolio analysis, and international investing; easy-to-understand coverage of put and call options, futures, arbitrage pricing theory. The content is organized for compatibility with college and university investment courses. If you want top grades and thorough understanding of investments, this powerful study tool is the best tutor you can have!
A state-of-the art treatment offering scientific procedures that require no special scientific expertise, Murphy's unusual new book provides a unified framework for the evaluation of investment assets and strategies-a particularly useful way to conduct security analysis, portfolio management, and trading, and for other general investment applications. Murphy covers practical methods for credit analysis and demonstrates ways to value equities using a pro forma model that integrates forecasting with the detailed use of financial statements and footnotes. Scientific Investment Analysis explains how to evaluate both fixed income securities and equities, as well as options, futures, and investment companies. It illustrates the use of practical dynamic software for valuing complex call, conversion, and other option features embedded in security contracts. The valuation concepts he presents are well grounded in theory and empirical investigation and explained within the context of international portfolio management. The effects of trading, tax, and regulatory environments on market prices and investment strategies are thoroughly discussed. This is an important resource for investment analysts, researchers, advisers, and brokers, an as excellent text for students in advanced investment or portfolio management at upper university levels.
What kinds of investors actually choose to make their living by seeking out troubled companies and becoming mired in the complexities and contentiousness of a bankruptcy or out-of-court workout? - Hilary Rosenberg (from The Vulture Investors) Welcome to the big-time, big-stress-and big-profit-world of vulture investing. From the eleventh-hour save of Donald Trump's casinos, to the tempestuous history of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, to the rocky restructuring of the massive Revco discount drugstore chain, Hilary Rosenberg takes us on a fast-moving journey through some of the major bankruptcies of the 1980s and 1990s-and brings to life the infamous, talented arbiters at the heart of their recovery. Meet the so-called vulture investors who cast their sights on distressed concerns, buy out debt, and skillfully forge their way to rich returns. Quietly upstaging the flashier corporate tycoons and raiders of the previous decade, men like Leon Black, Ronald LaBow, Sam Zell, Talton Embry, and Martin Whitman have helped to make a more efficient market in this obscure sector of investment, and their success may even inspire the quickly evolving business cultures of Asia and Latin America. The vulture investors made their way to the forefront of American business during the troubled period when declaring bankruptcy became commonplace among debt-heavy companies. Buying out debt and seeing through the rehabilitation of companies as well-known as Sunbeam and Bloomingdale's, these unique players have changed the face of the distressed securities market. In her own animated, absorbing, and original style, Hilary Rosenberg creates thoroughly researched reenactments of the vultures' greatest exploits to offer an intriguing examination of their methods and their madness-and reveals the important role of these controversial characters in aiding worldwide economic recovery. Praise for The Vulture Investors A lively account of the hardy band of investors who look for-and find-gold in capitalism's junk pile. Rosenberg not only tells their stories with captivating relish but weighs the overall economic impact of their exploits. This book is a valuable introduction to 1990s-style deal-making. - Chris Welles, Senior Editor, Business Week In a tour de force of punchy business writing, Rosenberg dissects a little-known but increasingly common high-stakes financial game: preying on companies in distress...The author relates these intricate, suspenseful narratives in a clear, lively style that always instructs and often amuses. - Publishers Weekly Reads like a good suspense novel. - Library Journal
Measure market sentiment and predict market trends. Contrary opinion is the opposite opinion of the sentiment held by the majority. If eighty percent of traders are bearish then a bullish view would be a contrary opinion. As developer of the Bullish Consensus, R. Earl Hadady has fine-tuned sentiment, measuring the opinion of a specific majority, to a calculable figure. Traders can now develop a winning trading plan around the Bullish Consensus and buy or sell as warranted by its numbers. Examines in-depth the workings of the futures markets and how market sentiment affects those markets. Demonstrates that the trend of the market is actually a reflection of the trend of market sentiment Earl Hadady (Glendora, CA) is the author of the first edition of Contrary Opinion: How to Use it for Profit in Trading Commodity Futures. Mr. Hadady is a renowned expert in contrary opinion.
Previously, little has been written about how increased reliance on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives activities and market structures by the internationally active financial institutions may have changed the nature of systemic risks in the international financial structure. This paper describes and analyses key elements of modern banking and the global OTC derivatives markets, highlighting areas that seem to be relevant for assessing their functioning, their implications for systemic financial risks in the international financial system and areas where improvements in financial stability can be obtained.
First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
This text answers many of the questions asked by investors who want to start trading online but don't know where to begin. It is focused on the basic information needed to trade online without getting bogged down in extensive and tedious explanations of the basics of investing.