Authors Charles P. Jones, North Carolina State University Abul Shamsuddin, The University of Newcastle Kymberlee Naumann, Consultant The new edition of Investments: Analysis and Management has been updated to reflect the current Australian investment market. Written for the first course in investments and portfolio management, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, the text aims to build understanding of the investment environment, to enable students to recognise investment opportunities and manage an investment portfolio. Wherever possible, references to Australasian companies, regulatory guidelines and professional practices have been included to help students apply the financial models presented and engage with the subject. Features * Over 50% of the 'Professional Application Problems' are new, many supported with Excel spreadsheets available from the companion website.* Thoroughly adapted to align with the Australian financial regulatory environment.* Financial data such as stock indexes, S&P/ASX data and RBA statistical tables are current and presented throughout the edition where relevant.* Updated content on the dividend discount model and illustrations on the calculation of value under the dividend imputation system.* Balanced coverage of individual and institutional investment.* Investing Tip profiles sound investing tips and considerations.* Industry Experience highlights real-world investing situations, experiences and decisions.* Clear explanation of the Capital Asset Pricing Model supported by various examples.* Modern investment theory is covered in chapters 17 and 18 at which point students have a clearer understanding of the underlying concepts that inform the theory.* Provides detailed coverage of security analysis by integrating theory with professional practice.* Presents historical performances of managed funds and benchmarking indices such as All Ordinaries, S&P500 and NZSE40.* Appendix of relevant websites to support student learning and research activities.* Numerous worked examples throughout the chapters.