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Title Debt markets and investments / edited by H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Andrew C. Spieler
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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Series Financial markets and investments series
Financial markets and investments series.
Summary This book provides an objective look into the dynamic world of debt markets, products, valuation, and analysis. It also provides an in-depth understanding about this subject from experts in the field, both practitioners and academics. The coverage extends from discussing basic concepts and their application to increasingly intricate and real-world situations. This volume spans the gamut from theoretical to practical, while attempting to offer a useful balance of detailed and user-friendly coverage. The book has several distinguishing features. It blends the contributions of a global array of scholars and practitioners into a single review of some of the most important topics in this area. The book follows an internally consistent approach in format and style. Hence, it is collectively much more than a compilation of chapters from an array of different authors. It presents theory without unnecessary abstraction, quantitative techniques using basic bond mathematics, and conventions at a useful level of detail. It also incorporates how investment professionals analyze and manage fixed income portfolios. The book emphasizes empirical evidence involving debt securities and markets so it is understandable to a wide array of readers. Each chapter contains discussion questions to help reinforce key concepts. The end of the book contains guideline answers to each question. Readers interested in a broad survey will benefit as will those looking for more in-depth presentations of specific areas within this field of study. In summary, the book provides a fresh look at this intriguing and dynamic but often complex subject
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bond market.
Bond market.
Form Electronic book
Author Baker, H. Kent (Harold Kent), 1944- editor.
Filbeck, Greg, editor.
Spieler, Andrew C., editor
ISBN 0190877448