The first all-inclusive guidebook for designing, building, and implementing a sturdy core valuation/projection model
In today’s no-room-for-error corporate finance market, precise and effective financial modeling is essential for both determining a company’s current value and projecting its future performance. Yet few books have explained how to build models that accurately interpret a company’s financial statement, while none have focused on projection models.
This book will teach you how to bring together what you know
of finance, accounting, and the spreadsheet to give you a new
skill—building financial models. The ability to create and unde
stand models is one of the most valued skills in business an
finance today. It’s an expertise that will stand you in good stea
in any arena—Wall Street or Main Street—where numbers ar
important. Whether you are a veteran, just starting out on you
career, or still in school, having this expertise can give you
competitive advantage in what you want to do....
This book reports initial efforts in providing some useful extensions in financial
modeling; further work is necessary to complete the research agenda.
The demonstrated extensions in this book in the computation and modeling
of optimal control in finance have shown the need and potential for further
areas of study in financial modeling. Potentials are in both the mathematical
structure and computational aspects of dynamic optimization. There are needs
for more organized and coordinated computational approaches.
This book is a must-buy book for any serious Excel developer. Excel is the industry standard for financial modelling, providing a number of ways for users to extend the functionality of their own add-ins, including VBA and C/C++. This is the only complete how-to guide and reference book for the creation of high performance add-ins for Excel in C and C++ for users in the finance industry. Steve Dalton explains how to apply Excel add-ins to financial applications with many examples given throughout the book.
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Both these benefits can span a lifetime of over 50 years.
Although this book follows the layout of a programming book, the
underlying theme is financial modeling and quantitative trading
system development. In a sense, this book really marries four
disciplines—computer science, quantitative finance, trading strategy,
and quality development—into one, financial engineering. The
following chapter, Chapter 2, outlines the Kumiega–Van Vliet
Trading System Development Methodology, which as you will see
provides the underlying structure for the rest of the book....
For nearly 20 years, since the emergence of PCs, Lotus 1-2-3, and Microsoft Excel in the 1980’s,
spreadsheet models have been the dominant vehicles for finance professionals in the business world to
implement their financial knowledge. Yet even today, most Corporate Finance textbooks rely on
calculators as the primary tool and have little (if any) coverage of how to build spreadsheet models. This
book fills that gap. It teaches students how to build financial models in Excel.
The term ìspreadsheetî covers a wide variety of elements useful for quantitative
analysis of all kinds. Essentially, a spreadsheet is a simple tool consisting of a
matrix of cells that can store numbers, text, or formulas. The spreadsheetís power
comes from its ability to recalculate results as you change the contents of other
cells. No longer does the user need to do these calculations by hand or on a
The book reinforces coverage from earlier courses in corporate finance, while providing new advanced material to challenge even the most prolific learners. In-depth coverage of core issues as well as the most current coverage of developing issues reshaping finance today are made clear through the book's reader-friendly approach, timely real business examples, integrated cases, and Excel spreadsheet models.