The Essential Financial Toolkit: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Finance But Were Afraid…

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

byJavier Estrada

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Math and jargon make essential financial concepts seem intimidating, but that is simply because most books do not have the goal of being accessible to interested readers – this book does. In ten easy-to-read chapters, it explains all the essential financial tools and concepts, fully illustrated with real-world examples and Excel implementations.

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Math and jargon make essential financial concepts seem intimidating, but that is simply because most books do not have the goal of being accessible to interested readers – this book does. In ten easy-to-read chapters, it explains all the essential financial tools and concepts, fully illustrated with real-world examples and Excel implem...

JAVIER ESTRADA Professor of Finance at IESE Business School, Spain. His areas of specialization are portfolio management, wealth management, investments, equity markets, and emerging markets. He is also a wealth management advisor at Sports Global Consulting, where he advises professional athletes on their investments.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 8.89 × 5.63 × 0.73 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230283594

ISBN - 13:9780230283596

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Table of Contents

Tool 1: Returns
Tool 2: Mean Returns
Tool 3: Risk: Standard Deviation and Beta
Tool 4: Diversification and Correlation
Tool 5: Required Returns and the CAPM
Tool 6: Downside risk
Tool 7: Risk-Adjusted Returns
Tool 8: NPV and IRR
Tool 9: Multiples
Tool 10: Bonds
Appendix: Some Useful Excel Commands