Investment Series Instant Lecture Kits A resource for professors and CFA Societies

Instant Lecture Kits are complementary teaching and programming resources based on the CFA Institute Investment Series books.

What Is Included?

  • Annotated PowerPoint slides designed to accompany the readings
  • Excel spreadsheets, where applicable, for further understanding and analysis

Benefits for University Professors and CFA Societies

  • Provide high quality educational content
  • Accelerate lecture preparation time
  • Ease of content delivery
  • Reinforce important concepts for greater retention
  • Simplify complex ideas with clear, real-world examples

Derivatives

This text provides a comprehensive guide to derivatives, derivative markets, and the use of options in risk management. Following an introduction to the various types of derivatives and their characteristics, readers will find a detailed examination of each market and its contracts, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. Credit derivatives markets and their instruments are also investigated.

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Equity Asset Valuation

As part of the CFA Institute Investment Series, the third edition of Equity Asset Valuation has been designed for a wide range of individuals, from graduate-level students focused on finance to practicing investment professionals. This globally relevant guide outlines the essential methods used to evaluate modern equity investments — including those traded outside North America.

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Fixed Income Analysis

Fixed Income Analysis provides authoritative and up-to-date coverage of how investment professionals analyze and manage fixed income portfolios. Valuable for self-study, general reference, and classroom use, Fixed Income Analysis provides comprehensive, example-driven presentations of all essential topics in the field.

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Corporate Finance: A Practical Approach

In today's competitive business environment, corporate managers must find innovative ways to promote rapid and sustainable growth. As part of the CFA Institute Investment Series, Corporate Finance has been designed to help you develop the skills to achieve this goal.

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International Financial Statement Analysis

A practically oriented introduction to financial statement analysis, each chapter of International Financial Statement Analysis covers one major area of financial statement analysis and is written by highly credentialed experts.

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Investments: Principles of Portfolio and Equity Analysis

Investments: Principles of Portfolio and Equity Analysis, a comprehensive guide to investment analysis and portfolio management by an expert team from CFA Institute, provides the broad-based knowledge professionals and students of the markets need to manage money and maximize return.

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Quantitative Investment Analysis

Quantitative Investment Analysis will help you understand quantitative methods and apply them to today's investment process. Topics include regression, time series, and multifactor models, and introduce a variety of relevant, investment-oriented examples. The book emphasizes the even treatment of subject matter, consistency of mathematical notation, and continuity of topic coverage that is so critical to the learning process.

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Economics for Investment Decision Makers

Economics for Investment Decision Makers fills you in on all the economics terms, concepts, principles, and practices investment professionals need to know to make the most informed investment decisions. From supply and demand to monetary and fiscal policy, business cycles to currency exchange rates, this guide brings the "dismal science" down to earth with clear, jargon-free explanations and an abundance of illustrative examples.

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