Finance: A Quantitative Introduction

Paperback | December 5, 2014

byPiotr Staszkiewicz, Lucia StaszkiewiczEditorPiotr Staszkiewicz

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Many students want an introduction to finance. Those who are quantitatively-oriented learners can benefit in particular from an introduction that puts more emphasis on mathematics and graphical presentations than on verbal descriptions. By illustrating core finance facts and concepts through equations and graphical material, Finance: A Quantitative Introduction can help people studying business management, marketing, accounting, and other subjects. By using few lengthy verbal explanations and many illustrations, it can teach readers quickly and efficiently. Chapter-concluding questions with answers and case studies enhance its utility as a textbook and a reference Mixture of theory and problem-solving contains enough mathematical tools to help readers assess facts and evaluate real data in practical tasks Short, simple presentation is perfect for non-native English speakers

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Many students want an introduction to finance. Those who are quantitatively-oriented learners can benefit in particular from an introduction that puts more emphasis on mathematics and graphical presentations than on verbal descriptions. By illustrating core finance facts and concepts through equations and graphical material, Finance: A...

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Many students want an introduction to finance. Those who are quantitatively-oriented learners can benefit in particular from an introduction that puts more emphasis on mathematics and graphical presentations than on verbal descriptions. By illustrating core finance facts and concepts through equations and graphical material,Finance: A ...

Piotr Staszkiewcz is a Polish economist interested in auditing and financial markets. He is a public auditor registered at KIBR (Polish Audit Association). He earned his Ph.D. in macroeconomics from WrocB aw Economic University in 2003. From 2003 to 2005 he served as a member of the Management Board of Low Silesia Chamber of Auditors. ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:186 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 5, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Financial Markets and the Economy

2. Market Participants

3. Fundamentals of Pricing of Financial Instruments

4. Hypothesis of Informational Efficiency

5. Financial Information

6. Risk and Return Assessment

7. Money Market and Liquidity Management

8. Fixed Income Instruments

9. Bond Assessment

10. Risidual Right Instruments

11. Portfolio Theory

12. Active and Passive Portfolio Management

13. Derivatives

14. Cost of Capital

15. Investment and Financial Strategies

16. Financial Crisis and Supervision Over Stability

Conclusion

Appendix A: Time Value of Money

Appendix B: Business Arithmetics