Financial Instruments by David M. Weiss
Equities, Debt, Derivatives, and Alternative Investments

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A comprehensive, current survey of investment products and instruments

Thorough, accessible, and up to date, Financial Instruments is a guide to all of the financial products currently being traded in the world's markets. Through plain language and in a user-friendly format, David M. Weiss, author of After the Trade Is Made, outlines the many tools available and their unique functions, features, and structures.

Weiss breaks financial instruments into four broad groups: equities, debt, derivatives, and mutual funds. Under each heading, he explores the many types of related products, including exotic investments such as:

? American Depositary Receipts
? Asset-Backed Securities
? Structured Debt
? Futures
? Swaps
? Unit Investment Trusts

Financial Instruments is an indispensable tool for finance professionals-portfolio managers, brokers, financial planners, and institutional investors. It's also a definitive resource for sophisticated individual investors.


 

About David M. Weiss

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David M. Weiss, author of After the Trade Is Made, has been in the brokerage industry for more than thirty years. He is currently a consultant, educator, and source material expert at Dunbar Associates. He was a vice-president of global operations for Goldman, Sachs & Co. Prior to that he was with the New York Stock Exchange, responsible for the trading services used by the exchange’s diversified products division. He has served on the faculty of the New York Institute of Finance since 1968.
 
Published June 17, 2009 by Portfolio. 384 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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