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This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free.'The Boundless Finance textbook is a college-level, introductory textbook that...
This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free.
'The Boundless Finance textbook is a college-level, introductory textbook that covers the complex and fascinating subject of Finance. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web, review the content for quality, and create introductory, college-level textbooks designed to meet the study needs of university students.
This textbook covers:
The Field and Goals of Financial Management -- Introducing Finance, Goals of Financial Management, Trends and Issues in Finance, Ethics, an Overview, Business Organization Types, Corporate Governance, Agency and Conflicts of Interest, Asset Classes, Financial Markets
Financial Statements, Taxes, and Cash Flow -- Introducing Financial Statements, The Income Statement, The Balance Sheet, Tax Considerations, The Statement of Cash Flows, Other Statements
Analyzing Financial Statements -- Standardizing Financial Statements, Ratio Analysis Overview, Profitability Ratios, Asset Management Ratios. Liquidity Ratios, Debt Management Ratios, Market Value Ratios, The DuPont Equation, ROE, ROA, and Growth, Using Financial Ratios for Analysis, Considering Inflation's Distortionary Effects, Other Distortions
Forecasting Financial Statements -- Role of Financial Forecasting in Planning, Overview of Forecasting, Forecasting the Income Statement, Forecasting the Balance Sheet, Building a Cash Budget, Analyzing the Forecasts
The Time Value of Money -- the Time Value of Money, Future Value, Single Amount, Present Value, Single Amount, Annuities, Valuing Multiple Cash Flows, Additional Detail on Present and Future Values, Yield
Bond Valuation -- The Basics of Interest Rates,Additional Topics in Interest Rates, Key Characteristics of Bonds, Understanding Bonds,Advantages and Disadvantages of Bonds,Types of Bonds, Bond Markets, Valuing Bonds, Bond Risk
Stock Valuation -- What is Stock, Types of Stock, Rules and Rights of Common and Preferred Stock, Stock Markets, Stock Valuation, Valuing the Corporation
Risk and Return -- Understanding Return, Portfolio Considerations, Impact of News of Expected Returns, Risk, Implications Across Portfolios, Diversification, Understanding the Security Market Line
Security Market Efficiency and Returns -- The Security Markets, Understanding Returns, Market Efficiency, Market Regulation
The Cost of Capital -- The Concept of the Cost of Capital, Valuing Different Costs, Calculation Approaches, The WACC
Capital Budgeting -- Capital Budgeting, Payback Method, Internal Rate of Return, Net Present Value, Cash Flow Analysis and Other Factors
The Role of Risk in Capital Budgeting Capital Structure Obtaining Capital: Methods of Long-Term Financing Dividends
Options and Corporate Finance Working Capital Working Capital Management Overview of Short-Term Financing Mergers and Acquisitions Financial Management Outside of the U.S.