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Modern Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis
Modern Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis An update of a classic book in the field, Modern Portfolio Theory examines the characteristics and analysis of individual securities as well as the theory and practice of optimally combining securities into portfolios. Full description
Hardcover, 752 pages
Published December 15th 2006 by John Wiley & Sons
(first published 1980)
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May 25, 2011 Joecolelife rated it 5 of 5 stars
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This was one of the texts I had to read for one of my MBA classes. It provides an excellent theoretical background in finance and the theories that link finance to macro and micro economics. It is not very practical however. Not much in the book can be applied. It is a must, however, for any serious student of finance. The coverage of option models is a little light, however. I highly recommend that people have a background in calculus, differential equations, probability theory, and linear alge ...more