The goal in this chapter is to provide a perspective on capital market history. After studying this chapter, you should understand: How to calculate the return on an investment, the historical returns on various important types of investments, the historical risks on various important types of investments, the implications of market efficiency.
This lecture introduces you to some lessons from capital market history. After completing this unit, you should be able to: Know how to calculate the return on an investment, understand the historical returns on various types of investments, understand the historical risks on various types of investments.
In chapters 17 and 18 we studied how business firms determine their mix of permanent longterm financing and how they finance “internally” by retaining earnings. We now need to find out how firms raise long-term financing “externally.” More specifically, the purpose of this chapter is to observe the ways in which bond and stock issues are initially sold in the capital market.
Chapter 2 introduces you to consumption, investment and the capital market. After completing this unit, you should be able to: Explain how a company’s managers can, in principle, make financial decisions that will be supported by all shareholders; explain how the existence of a capital market makes this result possible; identify the company’s optimal investment/dividend policy under conditions of certainty.
Chapter 8 introduces you to the capital market. The goal is for you to learn: Understand the functions of a capital market; distinguish between the roles of financial agency institutions, financial intermediaries and investing institutions; identify and explain the role of financial agency institutions, financial intermediaries and investing institutions.
Chapter 17 - Capital market efficiency. On completion of this chapter students will know how to: Understand the concept of market efficiency, distinguish between different categories of market efficiency, understand the methods used to test for market efficiency, understand the major trends in tests of market efficiency that have uncovered evidence that is anomalous from a market efficiency viewpoint,...
This paper documents evidence of business cycle synchronization in selected Asia Pacific countries in the 1990s. We explain business cycle synchronization by the channel of international capital flows. Using the VAR method, we find that most Asian countries experience boom-bust cycles following capital inflows, where the boom in output is mostly driven by consumption and investment. Empirical evidence shows that capital flows in the region are highly correlated, which supports the conclusion that capital market liberalization has contributed to business cycle synchronization in Asia.
The CAPM rattled investment professionals in the 1960s and its commanding importance still reverberates today." --Dow Jones Asset Management. Nearly 30 years ago, PORTFOLIO THEORY AND CAPITAL MARKETS laid the groundwork for such investment standards as modern portfolio theory, derivatives pricing and investment, and equity index funds, among others.
Essentials of Investments: Chapter 7 - Capital Asset Pricing and Arbitrage Pricing Theory presents Capital Asset Pricing Model, Resulting Equilibrium Conditions, Capital Market Line, Slope and Market Risk Premium, Expected Return and Risk on Individual Securities.
(BQ) Part 1 book "The statistical mechanics of financial markets" has contents: Introduction, basic information on capital markets, basic information on capital markets, the black–scholes theory of option prices, scaling in financial data and in physics.
Professor Wahlen's teaching and research interests focus on financial accounting, financial statement analysis and the capital markets. His research investigates earnings quality and earnings management; earnings volatility as an indicator of risk; fair value accounting for financial instruments; accounting for loss reserve estimates by banks and insurers; stock market efficiency with respect to accounting information; and testing the extent to which future stock returns can be predicted with earnings and other financial statement information. ...
Many of the same organizations who provided me with data for the first edition of Stocks for the Long Run willingly updated their data for this second edition. I include Lipper Analytical Services and the Vanguard Group for their mutual funds data, Morgan Stanley for their Capital Market indexes,
Smithers & Co. for their market value data and Bloomberg Financial for their graphic representations.
A financial market is a market in which people and entities can trade financial securities, commodities, and other fungible items of value at low transaction costsand at prices that reflect supply and demand. Securities include stocks and bonds, and commodities include precious metals or agricultural goods.
In one way or another, business activity must be financed. Without finance to support
their fixed assets and working capital requirements, businesses could not exist. There are
three primary sources of finance for companies:
● a cash surplus from operating activities
● new equity funding
● borrowing from bank and non-bank sources. Non-bank sources are mainly investors in
the capital markets who subscribe for bonds and other securities issued by companies.
Bài giảng Chapter 5: Risk and return - Portfolio theory and asset pricing models presents of portfolio theory, capital asset pricing model (CAPM) (efficient frontier, capital market line (CML), security market line (SML), beta calculation, beta calculation), arbitrage pricing theory, fama french 3 factor model.
The share of infrastructure increased to 40 percent in 2011 from
31 percent in 2010 while the share of industry decreased to 32 percent––though given the
substantial increase in BNDES lending, the absolute levels of credit for industry have
increased. (see Figure 19). Looking further ahead, BNDES could gradually shift toward
promoting the development of long-term capital markets, including by playing a role in
standardization and market making (e.g., co-financing of infrastructure projects with the
private sectors) in the long-term financing market. ...