The essential guide for anyone trying to get a handle on thefundamentals of investing, the Bloomberg Visual Guide toFinancial Markets distills 30 years of Bloomberg expertise intoone straightforward, easy-to-read volume. The book teaches readersabout three basic investment options—governments, companies,and real assets, including gold and other commodities—andoffers valuable insights into money-market securities, bonds,stocks, derivatives, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, andalternatives.
Designed to help financial professionals, students of finance,and individual investors understand the markets in which they'reinvesting, the book begins with simple investments before moving onto more complex choices.
- Explains bonds, stocks, derivatives, mutual funds,exchange-traded funds, and alternatives such as hedge funds
- Explores the three Rs of returns, risks, and relative valuethat are associated with each type of investment
- Provides a highly visual presentation with an emphasis ongraphics and professional applications
The Bloomberg Visual Guide to Financial Markets gives thereader a clear picture of what underlies market structure,instruments, and dynamics and how to capitalize on theseelements.