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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
The book is difficult to understand. Many of the graphs are not clearly labeled or explained. The formulas have random subscripts which are not clearly explained in words. Looks like someone just copy and pasted graphs and spreadsheets from excel and were too lazy to label them clearly. Not organized in easy to understand sections. Overall there are better books for intro to finance.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
By Vinny A
I'm using this book for my Investments class now. It's pretty decent; it neatly explains tough finance issues, and has fairly up to date information about recent events.
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful.
A very incomplete textbook.
By P. Taylor
This is the worst textbook I have ever used. I am seeking an undergraduate degree and have some idea of how investments work, and am very good at math, but this book seems to complicate the simplest of formulas. There will be formulas that you have to know that will never get brought up. There will be limited explanations in the examples, and the powerpoint slides and excel slides that are available on the website are useless. You cannot expect to learn much more than the basics of investments if you use this book as your sole guide to investment analysis. Be prepared to pay for a tutor or to waste hours of your time trying to figure out the missing steps in this book. I am glad to be done with it.