Learn how to arrive at accurate, reliable valuations for every key fixed income securityevery time
The concepts and methodologies for evaluating fixed income securities have changed dramatically over the past decade. Fixed Income Mathematics, Fourth Edition, explains the numbers behind these changes and provides you with the knowledge you need to consistently control both the cost and risk of investing in debt.
Along with updated material on the new generation of asset-backed securities (ABS), updated sections on statistical techniques, and simulation and optimization models, this updated fourth edition features new chapters on:
Fixed Income Mathematics features material and analysis on yield measures for fixed rate bonds and floating rate bonds, key rate duration and yield curve curvature, cash flow characteristics of collateralized debt obligations, and much more. It is quite simply the necessary reference volume for fixed income portfolio managers and practitioners.
For nearly two decades, Frank Fabozzi's classic Fixed Income Mathematics has provided portfolio managers and other finance professionals with the industry's most comprehensive, easy-to-understand reference for making the most profitable fixed income investment decisions by dramatically improving the precision of the numbers that underlie those decisions. Now Fabozzi gives you the latest on the unprecedented number of new analytical tools and techniques that have recently been introduced to structured finance.
More than thirty accessible chapters cover fundamental and all-new aspects of the constantly evolving fixed income field, including:
To deal with the complexity of fixed income instruments, you have to embrace new valuation methodologies, analytical techniques, and frameworks for credit risk modeling. Fixed Income Mathematics arms you with these new tools, explaining how to implement them and successfully integrate them into existing investment programs.
Frank J. Fabozzi, Ph.D., CFA, is the Frederick Frank Adjunct Professor of Finance at Yale University's School of Management and editor of the Journal of Portfolio Management. One of the world's foremost authorities on fixed income securities and derivative instruments, Fabozzi is the bestselling author or editor of more than fifty books, including The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities.
Explains the latest concepts in the fixed income market, from the basic tenets of financial mathematics to new methodologies for evaluation of instruments such as securities with embedded options and mortgage-backed securities. Topics include measuring historical return performance, duration and yield curve risk, the time value of money, probability theory, and regression analysis. Contains worked examples. For fixed income participants. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)