Essentials of Financial Management

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HarperCollins College Publishers, 1996 - Business & Economics - 669 pages

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Contents

Detailed Contents
xvii
The Financial Management Environment 2
36
Foundations of Financial Management
56
Risk and Return
113
LongTerm Investment Decisions
144
Risk Capital Budgeting and Value Creation
247
LongTerm Financing Decisions
280
ShortTerm Financial Management
436
Capital Budgeting Techniques
181
Capital Budgeting Applications
209
APPENDIX 8A IMPORTANT DEPRECIATION AND TAX IDEAS
236
problems
244
Risk Capital Budgeting and Value Creation
247
LONGTERM FINANCING DECISIONS
280
LongTerm Liability Management
311
Capital Structure
339

Analysis and Planning
552
Appendices
621
Index
661
Detailed Contents
xvii
Interest Rates and the Required Rate of Return
33
Returns and Risk
40
Executive Interview with George Setton Schneider North
50
FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
56
The Value of Manhattan
64
Valuation of Bonds and Stocks
87
APPENDIX 4A READING THE FINANCIAL PAGES
108
APPENDIX 5A CORRELATION AND RISK REDUCTION
140
The Opportunity Cost of Capital
147
Dividend Policy
373
Leasing Options and Convertibles
405
SHORTTERM FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
436
Cash and Marketable Securities
469
Accounts Receivable and Inventory
497
ShortTerm Financing
525
ANALYSIS AND PLANNING
552
Analysis of Accounting Statements
562
Financial Planning and Forecasting
587
Appendix A Solutions to Concept Review Problems
621
Answers to Selected Problems
650
If the Last Is First
658
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