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This is the second Global and Southern African Perspectives edition of Lawrence J Gitman's Principles of Managerial Finance, currently in its 13th edition.
A gold mine of investing advice from the most successful investor in history THE ESSAYS OF Warren Buffett SIXTH EDITION When Warren Buffett speaks, people worldwide listen. And with good reason: Buffett is the most successful investor-manager in history. He has set world records for achieving both high personal net worth, exceeding US$80 billion, and high corporate value for his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, approaching US$600 billion. Time magazine lists Buffett as among the most influential people in the world?and he is. According to Buffett, the best book collating his philosophy is The Essays of Warren Buffett by Lawrence A. Cunningham, the internationally renowned scholar and expert on Buffett and Berkshire. Through many updated editions dating to 1997, The Essays is the definitive account of Buffett?s approach to investing and management, consisting of a carefully curated and thematically organized compendium of Buffett?s original annual letters, along with Cunningham?s priceless commentaries. ?The book on Buffett. A superb job.? ?Forbes ?Extraordinary.? ?Money ?A classic on value investing and the definitive source on Buffett.? ?Financial Times One of ?the smartest books we know.? ?Fortune
Statistics and their analysis are key to making mathematical sense of the world around us. In this textbook the authors underscore the importance of statistical methods and calculation skills and explain clearly and simply the key concepts and principles of statistics, so that they are easy to understand. The main purpose of the book is to make students more confident about handling statistical data and enable them to understand the meaning of the results obtained.
Statistical methods cover the collection of data, descriptive methods and inferential methods of analysis. Calculation skills cover elementary calculations, percentages and ratios, equations, graphs and interest calculations. The elementary calculations include basic calculations, such as exponents, decimals, scientific notation, logarithms, rounding and VAT calculations. This book teaches students with no mathematics background how to do basic calculations before concentrating on the statistical applications. For some courses, calculations such as interest, future values of investments, graphs and ratios form part of the core module and are also covered in this book.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of how businesses produce, report, and utilize essential financial information! In this companion to How to Read a Financial Report, 9th Edition, bestselling financial author Tage Tracy delivers timeless knowledge on one of the most important functions of every business operating within the free market. Designed for managers, entrepreneurs, investors, and others who deal with vital financial information and the production of financial statements & reports "on the inside," Business Financial Information Secrets shows you how to produce, understand, and utilize financial information to the greatest effect for your business and the economy at large. This book guides you through the surprisingly clean and simple process of proper accounting and reporting, regardless of your organization's size or structure. Cash flow and business capital management are covered extensively throughout the book as without a thorough understanding of these all-important concepts, you could be lacking critical information about the lifeline of your business. To sharpen your business skills and avoid preventable losses, read Business Financial Information Secrets. You'll learn everything you need to know about Profit & Loss Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow Statements, along with externally produced reports, additional internal financial information, and all the ins and outs of ensuring that reports are always 100% accurate. Topics include: Producing best-in-class financial information by learning finance terms, calculations, and standard reports Understanding where financial information originates and how it flows from one type of report to the next Analyzing financial information so you can generate meaningful insights for internal and external stakeholders Discovering why financial information is so critical and learning how to use it to your advantage Expanding your knowledge of how a business generates and consumes cash including the secrets to successfully raising debt or equity capital Deciphering how companies can "Engineer" financial results and when profits are real versus manufactured Use this book for cost-effective solutions to provide reliable and timely financial information to shareholders, investors, lenders, analysts, government agencies, and beyond.
Discover the impact of blockchain on the trade relationship between the world's two largest economies China's Trump Card: Cryptocurrency and its Game-Changing Role in Sino-US Trade grapples with the fascinating issue of the effect of digital currencies on world trade and the relationship between China and the United States in particular. Full of forward-looking insights, solid data analysis, extensive collection of relevant literature and incisive observations, author Raymond Yeung compellingly argues that cryptocurrencies will have a significant role to play in harmonizing geopolitical power struggles. Covering all the subjects required for a full understanding of the future of the Sino-US trade relationship, China's Trump Card discusses: The looming risks of de-dollarization in the wake of de-globalization The pressing need to construct a new currency standard superior to the fiat money regime in response to the global imbalance. China's diversification of its offshore portfolios to include alternative investments The implications of Facebook's plan to create a blockchain-based digital currency The fact that blockchain offers a fungible asset class option for China's reserves investment, which can be relatively independent of political considerations This book is perfect for business leaders, investors, financial analysts, policymakers, economists, fintech developers and others who have a stake in the outcome of the blossoming trade disputes between the United States and China.
Acclaim for Joel Greenblatt's New York Times bestseller THE LITTLE BOOK THAT BEATS THE MARKET "One of the best, clearest guides to value investing out there." Wall Street Journal "Simply perfect. One of the most important investment books of the last fifty years!" Michael Price "A landmark book-a stunningly simple and low-risk way to significantly beat the market!" Michael Steinhardt, the dean of Wall Street hedge-fund managers "The best book on the subject in years." Financial Times "The best thing about this book-from which I intend to steal liberally for the next edition of The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need-is that most people won't believe it...That's good, because the more people who know about a good thing, the more expensive that thing ordinarily becomes..." Andrew Tobias, author of The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need "This book is the finest simple distillation of modern value investing principles ever written. It should be mandatory reading for all serious investors from the fourth grade on up." Professor Bruce Greenwald, director of the Heilbrunn Center for Graham and Dodd Investing, Columbia Business School
Investment Banking Praise for Investment Banking, UNIVERSITY EDITION "This book will surely become an indispensable guide to the art of buyout and M&A valuation, for the experienced investment practitioner as well as for the non-professional seeking to learn the mysteries of valuation." --David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group Host, The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations "The two Joshes present corporate finance in a broad, yet detailed framework for understanding valuation, balance sheets, and business combinations. As such, their book is an essential resource for understanding complex businesses and capital structures whether you are on the buy-side or sell-side." --Mitchell R. Julis, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Canyon Partners, LLC "Investment Banking provides a highly practical and relevant guide to the valuation analysis at the core of investment banking, private equity, and corporate finance. Mastery of these essential skills is fundamental for any role in transaction-related finance. This book will become a fixture on every finance professional's bookshelf." --Thomas H. Lee, President, Lee Equity Partners, LLC Founder, Thomas H. Lee Capital Management, LLC "As a pioneer in public equities, Nasdaq is excited to be partnering with Rosenbaum and Pearl on Investment Banking as they break new ground on content related to IPOs, direct listings, and SPACs. We recommend the book for any shareholder and senior executive looking to take a company public, as well as their bankers and lawyers." --Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq "Investment Banking requires a skill set that combines both art and science. While numerous textbooks provide students with the core principles of financial economics, the rich institutional considerations that are essential on Wall Street are not well documented. This book represents an important step in filling this gap." --Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School Co-author, Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Casebook "Valuation is the key to any transaction. Investment Banking provides specific step-by-step valuation procedures for LBO and M&A transactions, with lots of diagrams and numerical examples." --Roger G. Ibbotson, Professor in the Practice of Finance, Yale School of Management Chairman and CIO, Zebra Capital Management, LLC Founder, Ibbotson Associates "Investment Banking provides fresh insight and perspective to valuation analysis, the basis for every great trade and winning deal on Wall Street. The book is written from the perspective of practitioners, setting it apart from other texts." --Gregory Zuckerman, Special Writer, The Wall Street Journal Author, The Greatest Trade Ever, The Frackers, and The Man Who Solved the Market Also available from the authors: Investment Banking WORKBOOK Investment Banking FOCUS NOTES Investment Banking ONLINE COURSE www.efficientlearning.com/investment-banking
A practical and pithy guide to investing to help everyday investors achieve their long-term goals The 21st century has been beset with three financial market shocks in its first 20 years, the bursting of the Tech Bubble in 2000-2002; the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-09; and 2020 COVID-19 crash. Given this backdrop, it is no wonder that investing can appear to be so daunting to individual investors. As Chairman and CEO of Vanguard, one of the largest and most respected investment management companies in the world, Jack Brennan has spent his career helping people invest their money. In the newly updated More Straight Talk on Investing, he shares with you the lessons he has learned over his over four decades at Vanguard from a variety of market participants--from Main Street investors and 401(k) plan holders to veteran portfolio managers at the helm of Vanguard funds and sophisticated investment professionals overseeing top endowments and foundations. This a comprehensive, but approachable book will help you develop the knowledge, confidence, and discipline to navigate the financial markets and attain investment success over the long term. While the financial planning and investing principles covered are timeless, a considerable amount has changed in the nearly 20 years since the first edition, including new products and services, lower costs, and ever-evolving regulation and legislation. An entire generation of investors has come of age over the past two decades and could benefit from understanding that sound and sensible investing is an effective way to achieve financial security. This book will assist your manage your "serious" money--the dollars that you set aside for long-term goals, such as retirement or the education of your children. The book also emphasizes the concept of thinking of yourself as a "financial entrepreneur"--managing your financial life like owner manages a business. In a straightforward, plain talk manner, the book demonstrates how to: Build a balanced, diversified portfolio that meets your needs and goals Evaluate mutual funds and ETFs with a discerning eye Adhere to a long-term, disciplined approach to investing Control your emotions and tune out the incessant "noise" in the media Understand the risks and rewards of financial markets Develop a prudent plan and investment policy statement to guide your path forward Avoid the pitfalls and mistakes that can derail your investment program With wit and wisdom, Brennan relays anecdotes and observations that demonstrate the enduring investment precepts that will serve as a guide to novice investors and as a practical refresher for seasoned investors. He has also added three new chapters focusing on evaluating advice options, garnering lessons from endowments, and dealing with the challenges of a low interest rate environment.
Discover the interplay between strategy and risk in this insightful new resource from two experts in the financial industry who have applied their knowledge to multiple industries In The Two Headed Coin, accomplished authors James L. Darroch and David Wm. Finnie deliver an insightful exploration of the interplay between strategy and risk that underlies the operational framework of successful organizations. You'll learn which risks are fundamental to the strategic positioning and goals of your organization and which are not. You'll also discover the importance of an independent risk function, e, g., the CRO, and its invaluable role as part of the strategic process. You'll also find: A thorough discussion of the notion of competitive advantage and how it relates to risk An exploration of consumer perception and reputation as an asset to be managed How to use scenario planning and real options to provide a framework for managing uncertainty How a focus on culture and ethics can minimize the risk of large losses due to adverse behaviors Perfect for risk management and strategy professionals The Two Headed Coin will also earn a place in the libraries of executives and managers who wish to improve their ability to integrate strategic and risk thinking to create competitive advantage.
Learn how to maximize value and increase efficiency in Xero with basics and best practices Xero: A Comprehensive Guide for Accountants and Bookkeepers is a how-to guide for Xero's US-based advisors. Xero is rapidly gaining traction as an accounting and bookkeeping software, as competitors' strategic changes have left professional advisors looking for an alternative. The rapid adoption of cloud technology by businesses has left many accountants and bookkeepers in need of a guide to quickly gain the Xero skillset. This book covers all features available in the Established subscription plan in Xero. You'll walk through the technical details of how to take advantage of everything Xero has to offer. In addition to introducing you to the basics of using Xero, this book provides best practices that will help you streamline bookkeeping workflows and leverage this cloud-based accounting platform. Author Amanda Aguillard also connects the dots between accounting theory and the Xero interface and features, so you will understand exactly why you're doing what you're doing. In today's cloud computing world, we need all our tech tools to play nicely together, and this book delivers on that goal, showing you how to integrate Xero to your other software for seamless operation. Master Xero's interface and features--specific for the US version of the software Learn how to integrate Xero with other cloud-based software Discover best practices that can help you maximize the value you get from using Xero Access the companion website, full of templates for reports, invoices, bills with payments, and more Xero: A Comprehensive Guide for Accountants and Bookkeepers, along with its companion website, is your one-stop resource for becoming fluent in the features and functionalities of this global accounting software platform.
What if you could learn financial literacy from Warren Buffett himself? Finance is a language like any other: the more fluently you speak it, the further--and more comfortably--you travel. And if you want to improve your financial literacy, what better teacher could you have than Warren Buffett? Often described as the greatest investor of all time, Warren Buffett started his investment firm with$100 in the late 1950s and went on to become the billionaire and sage we know today. Along the way he's reaped huge profits for fellow investors in Berkshire Hathaway and remains one of the most sought-after and closely watched figures in the business world. So how did he do it? In Buffett's Tips, award-winning professor and professional investor John M. Longo demonstrates just how by translating decades of Buffett's writings and media appearances into a 100 straightforward tips and strategies anyone can follow for enhanced financial literacy and independence, including: Essential concepts like the time value of money and compound interest Basic financial instruments, such as savings and checking accounts and certificates of deposit Approaches to valuing stock, including discounted cash flow and relative valuation How to build a portfolio in accordance with Buffett's two golden rules Whether you want to grow your personal finances, develop your business acumen, or improve softer career skills such as emotional intelligence, there's no one better to learn from than the most famous investor in the world--and no better way to do that than having a copy of Buffett's Tips close at hand.
Get the straight goods on how to build a thriving side hustle from someone who's been there before In Clever Girl Finance: The Side Hustle Guide, celebrated finance expert, influencer, CEO, and author Bola Sokunbi delivers your own personal key to unlocking more money, more freedom, and more security in your life. You'll find out how to achieve financial prosperity by leveraging a side hustle business to increase your income and build wealth. You'll discover how to: Build your confidence, eliminate your fears, and strengthen your focus Establish a strong foundation for your new business, even without prior experience Create a solid plan to brand, market, and grow a business your customers won't be able to get enough of Write a realistic financial plan for your side hustle and to create long-term wealth Perfect for those with a side hustle dream and some energy to spare, Clever Girl Finance: The Side Hustle Guide will also earn a place in the libraries of anyone who's ever thought about building a successful and profitable side hustle from the ground up but didn't know where to start.
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