The Resource The conceptual foundations of investing : a short book of need-to-know essentials, Bradford Cornell, Andrew Cornell, Shaun Cornell., (ebook)

The conceptual foundations of investing : a short book of need-to-know essentials, Bradford Cornell, Andrew Cornell, Shaun Cornell., (ebook)

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The conceptual foundations of investing : a short book of need-to-know essentials
Title
The conceptual foundations of investing
Title remainder
a short book of need-to-know essentials
Statement of responsibility
Bradford Cornell, Andrew Cornell, Shaun Cornell.
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eng
Summary
  • "This book explains the conceptual foundations of investing to improve investor performance. There are a host of investment mistakes that can be avoided by such an understanding. One example involves the trade-off between risk and return. The trade-off seems to imply that if you bear more risk you will have higher long-run average returns. That conclusion is false. It is possible to bear a great deal of risk and get no benefit in terms of higher average return. Understanding the conceptual foundations of finance makes it clear why this is so and, thereby, helps an investor avoid bearing uncompensated risks. Another choice every investor has to make is between active versus passive investing. Making that choice wisely requires understanding the conceptual foundations of investing. The Conceptual Foundations of Investing is ultimately for mid-level investors looking to add active elements to their portfolio"--
  • "Sales handles: - CONTENT: Bradford Cornell has been a professor for over 3 decades, with a knack for making complex topics simple to understand. His writing style is detailed but highly accessible. The strength and clarity of Cornell's instruction is a value-add, making this book accessible to any investor looking to make his/her portfolio more sophisticated and varied. AUTHOR'S EXPERTISE: Cornell is a subject matter expert with a history of success. Cornell taught Aswath Damodaran, a well-known author and professor, all he knows about valuation. Cornell is known in the academic community as an expert on investing, and his previous Wiley book, The Equity Risk Premium, has sold 4,000 copies. Market description: Sophisticated individual investors, stock pickers, financial analysts, and wealth advisors"--
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Cornell, Bradford
Dewey number
332.6
Index
index present
LC call number
HG4521
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1981-
  • 1979-
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  • Cornell, Andrew
  • Cornell, Shaun
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  • Investments
  • Finance, Personal
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The conceptual foundations of investing : a short book of need-to-know essentials, Bradford Cornell, Andrew Cornell, Shaun Cornell., (ebook)
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Includes index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Returns; Stocks, Bonds, and Bills; Return Mathematics; Volatility; Average Returns; Using Returns to Test Investment Theories; Returns and Stock Market History; Conceptual Foundation 1; 2 The Economic Structure of Investment Markets; The Arithmetic of Financial Markets; The Efficient Market Hypothesis; Informational Versus Fundamental Market Efficiency; The Efficient Market Hypothesis and Sharpe's Arithmetic; Who Are Your Counterparties?; Enough of the Theory, What About Results?; Conceptual Foundation 2; 3 Bonds and Inflation
  • Treasury Bills and Treasury BondsTreasury Bills; Treasury Notes and Bonds; Interest Rates and Inflation; Bond Yields and Bond Returns; Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS); Corporate Bonds and Credit Risk; Promised Yields Versus Expected Yields; The Role of Diversification in Bond Investing; Superior Returns from Low-Grade Bond Investing; Conceptual Foundation 3; 4 Risk and Return; Risk Aversion and Risk Premiums; The Equity Market Risk Premium; Applying the CAPM; Applying the CAPM to Securities Other than Stocks; Discount Rates for Equity Cash Flows; Liquidity and Expected Returns
  • Conceptual Foundation 45 Fundamental Analysis and Valuation; Bubbles; Fundamental Valuation; Free or "Dividendable" Cash Flow; The Constant Growth Model; A More Realistic Model; Warren Buffett's "Secret" to Investing; A Detailed Example: Tesla; Short Selling; Call Options; How the Market Sets Stock Prices; Fundamental Investing and Diversification; Finding Mispriced Stocks; What to Do if Mispricing Gets "Worse"; How Do You Tell if the Market Is "Expensive?"; The Social Benefits of Fundamental Investment Analysis; Conceptual Foundation 5; 6 Transaction Costs, Fees, and Taxes; Transaction Costs
  • Managed Investment Funds and FeesTaxes; Income Versus Capital Gains; Realized Versus Unrealized Gains and Losses; Conceptual Foundation 6; 7 Can History Be Trusted?; Data Mining; Non-Stationarity; Non-Stationarity and the Small Firm Effect; Model Specification; Interaction; Smart Beta and Factor Premiums; Assessing Investment Management Performance; Presidential Politics and the Stock Market; Conceptual Foundation 7; 8 Can Behavioral Anomalies Be Exploited?; A Taxonomy of Potential Investor Biases; Cognitive Errors; Conservatism Bias and Underreaction; Confirmation Bias
  • Representativeness BiasHindsight Bias; Anchoring and Adjustment Bias; Framing Bias; Emotional Biases; Loss Aversion Bias; Overconfidence; Self-Control Bias; Status-Quo Bias; Endowment Bias; Behavioral Finance and Market Pricing; Individuals Versus Organizations; Does It Matter Why Securities Are Mispriced?; The Role of Behavioral Biases in an Efficient Market; Overtrading and Performance Chasing; Lack of Diversification; Excessive Market Timing; Failure to Properly Manage Taxes; Failure to Allocate Wealth Properly Over Time; Conceptual Foundation 8; 9 Alternative Investments; Liquidity
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119516316
Lccn
2018025246
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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remote
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22C9D1AF-4292-43DC-B6CC-568C1B732E98
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  • on1038022894
  • (OCoLC)1038022894
Label
The conceptual foundations of investing : a short book of need-to-know essentials, Bradford Cornell, Andrew Cornell, Shaun Cornell., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Returns; Stocks, Bonds, and Bills; Return Mathematics; Volatility; Average Returns; Using Returns to Test Investment Theories; Returns and Stock Market History; Conceptual Foundation 1; 2 The Economic Structure of Investment Markets; The Arithmetic of Financial Markets; The Efficient Market Hypothesis; Informational Versus Fundamental Market Efficiency; The Efficient Market Hypothesis and Sharpe's Arithmetic; Who Are Your Counterparties?; Enough of the Theory, What About Results?; Conceptual Foundation 2; 3 Bonds and Inflation
  • Treasury Bills and Treasury BondsTreasury Bills; Treasury Notes and Bonds; Interest Rates and Inflation; Bond Yields and Bond Returns; Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS); Corporate Bonds and Credit Risk; Promised Yields Versus Expected Yields; The Role of Diversification in Bond Investing; Superior Returns from Low-Grade Bond Investing; Conceptual Foundation 3; 4 Risk and Return; Risk Aversion and Risk Premiums; The Equity Market Risk Premium; Applying the CAPM; Applying the CAPM to Securities Other than Stocks; Discount Rates for Equity Cash Flows; Liquidity and Expected Returns
  • Conceptual Foundation 45 Fundamental Analysis and Valuation; Bubbles; Fundamental Valuation; Free or "Dividendable" Cash Flow; The Constant Growth Model; A More Realistic Model; Warren Buffett's "Secret" to Investing; A Detailed Example: Tesla; Short Selling; Call Options; How the Market Sets Stock Prices; Fundamental Investing and Diversification; Finding Mispriced Stocks; What to Do if Mispricing Gets "Worse"; How Do You Tell if the Market Is "Expensive?"; The Social Benefits of Fundamental Investment Analysis; Conceptual Foundation 5; 6 Transaction Costs, Fees, and Taxes; Transaction Costs
  • Managed Investment Funds and FeesTaxes; Income Versus Capital Gains; Realized Versus Unrealized Gains and Losses; Conceptual Foundation 6; 7 Can History Be Trusted?; Data Mining; Non-Stationarity; Non-Stationarity and the Small Firm Effect; Model Specification; Interaction; Smart Beta and Factor Premiums; Assessing Investment Management Performance; Presidential Politics and the Stock Market; Conceptual Foundation 7; 8 Can Behavioral Anomalies Be Exploited?; A Taxonomy of Potential Investor Biases; Cognitive Errors; Conservatism Bias and Underreaction; Confirmation Bias
  • Representativeness BiasHindsight Bias; Anchoring and Adjustment Bias; Framing Bias; Emotional Biases; Loss Aversion Bias; Overconfidence; Self-Control Bias; Status-Quo Bias; Endowment Bias; Behavioral Finance and Market Pricing; Individuals Versus Organizations; Does It Matter Why Securities Are Mispriced?; The Role of Behavioral Biases in an Efficient Market; Overtrading and Performance Chasing; Lack of Diversification; Excessive Market Timing; Failure to Properly Manage Taxes; Failure to Allocate Wealth Properly Over Time; Conceptual Foundation 8; 9 Alternative Investments; Liquidity
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119516316
Lccn
2018025246
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22C9D1AF-4292-43DC-B6CC-568C1B732E98
System control number
  • on1038022894
  • (OCoLC)1038022894

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