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Part I. Introduction Chapter 1 The Investment Environment Chapter 2 Financial Instruments Chapter 3 How Securities are Traded Chapter 4 Mutual Funds and Other Investment Companies Part II. Portfolio Theory Chapter 5 History of Interest Rates and Risk Premiums Chapter 6 Risk and Risk Aversion Chapter 7 Capital Allocation Between the Risky Asset and the Risk-Free Asset Chapter 8 Optimal Risky Portfolios Part III. Equilibrium in Capital Markets Chapter 9 The Capital Asset Pricing Model Chapter 10 Index Models Chapter 11 Arbitrage Pricing Theory and Multifactor Models of Risk and Return Chapter 12 Market Efficiency and Behavioral Finance Chapter 13 Empirical Evidence on Security Returns Part IV. Fixed-Income Securities Chapter 14 Bond Prices and Yields Chapter 15 The Term Structure of Interest Rates Chapter 16 Managing Bond Portfolios Part V. Security Analysis Chapter 17 Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis Chapter 18 Equity Valuation Models Chapter 19 Financial Statement Analysis Part VI. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives Chapter 20 Options Markets: Introduction Chapter 21 Option Valuation Chapter 22 Futures Markets Chapter 23 Futures and Swaps: A Closer Look Part VII. Active Portfolio Management Chapter 24 Portfolio Performance Evaluation Chapter 25 International Diversification Chapter 26 The Process of Portfolio Management Chapter 27 The Theory of Active Portfolio Management Appendix A. Quantitative Review Appendix B. References to CFA Question Appendix C. Glossary

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Zvi Bodie is Professor of Finance and Economics at the Boston University School of Management. He is the director of Boston University's Chartered Financial Analysts Examination Review Program and has served as consultant to many private and governmental organizations. Professor Bodie is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he was director of the NBER Project on Financial Aspects of the U.S. Pension System, and he is a member of the Pension Research Council of The Wharton School. He is widely published in leading professional journals, and his previous books include Pensions in the U.S. Economy, Issues in Pension Economics, and Financial Aspects of the U.S. Pension System. Alex Kane is professor of finance and economics at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He was visiting professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo; Graduate School of Business, Harvard; Kennedy School of Government, Harvard; and research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research. An author of many articles in finance and management journals, Professor Kane's research is mainly in corporate finance, portfolio management, and capital markets, most recently in the measurement of market volatility and the pricing of options. Professor Kane is the developer of the International Simulation Laboratory (ISL) for training and experimental research in executive decision making. Alan Marcus is professor of finance in the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He received his PHD in Economics from MIT in 1981. Professor Marcus recently has been a visiting professor at the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration and at MIT's Sloan School of Management and has served as a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He also established the Chartered Financial Analysts Review Program at Boston College. Professor Marcus has published widely in the fields of capital markets and portfolio management, with an emphasis on applications of futures and options pricing models. His consulting work has ranged from new product development to provision of expert testimony in utility rate proceedings. He also spend two years at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), where he developed models of mortgage pricing and credit risk, and he currently serves on the Advisory Council for the Currency Risk Management Alliance of State Street Bank and Windham Capital Management Boston.

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