Description - Security Analysis and Investment Strategy by Geoffrey Poitras
This innovative text presents the theoretical foundations of security analysis and investment strategy, and explores the practical applications of these theories. After establishing an historical foundation, the book examines fixed income securities, equity analysis and investment strategy. Developing an advanced treatment of the subject throughout, the text remains focused on the practical concerns of security analysts. Guided by the insight that philosophical differences exist among the various approaches to investment analysis and strategy, the text assesses a range of approaches to security analysis. Numerous case studies, end-of-chapter questions and references are featured in the text, making it accessible and engaging. Integrating history, theory, technique, and application, this book should be required reading for every serious student of finance.
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(253mm x 198mm x 40mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - Geoffrey Poitras
Geoffrey Poitras is Professor of Finance in the Faculty of Business Administration at Simon Fraser University, in Canada. He has worked as a Securities Analyst with the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, and has taught at various international institutions, including the National University of Singapore and Thammasat University in Thailand. Poitras is the author of
The Early History of Financial Economics,1478-1776 (2000); and
Risk Management, Speculation, and Derivative Securities (2002) and has published numerous articles in the areas of finance, accounting, and economics.