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Publisher's Summary

Enrich your career with a review of investment banking basics

One of the most lucrative fields in business, investment banking frequently perplexes even banking professionals working within its complex laws. Investment Banking For Dummies remedies common misconceptions with a straightforward assessment of banking fundamentals. Written by experts in stock market proceedings, this book runs parallel to an introductory course in investment banking. It clearly outlines strategies for risk management, key investment banking operations, the latest information on competition and government regulations, and relationships between leveraged buyout funds, hedge funds, and corporate and institutional clients. With this reference, you can ace investment banking courses and grasp the radical changes that have revamped the stock market since the financial crisis.

  • Thoroughly addresses the dramatic financial changes that have occurred in recent years
  • Outlines expectations to prepare you for the future
  • Teaches the practical aspects of finance and investment banking, how to value a company, and how to construct a financial model

No serious business student or banking professional should be without the basic knowledge of issuing bonds, stocks, and other financial products outlined in this excellent resource.

©2014 John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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Educational but Redundant

This book is a wonderful way to build one background knowledge about investment banking and about investing. I was a little bit annoyed at how redundant the chapters were. Perhaps that way by design, because these types of Dummy books are not meant to be read from cover to cover.

Overall, I'm glad I read it. I feel more knowledgeable for sure.

The case study towards one of the latter chapters is very helpful. The history of investment banking was interesting and the history of the classic estimate will make a great conversation.

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Helped supplement my CFA curriculum

I was looking for something to listen to to give additional color to my CFA readings. It was actually really useful to combine these resources. The only problem with the audio version is the reader would read out the entire link to websites (says "h-t-t-p-colon-slash-slash-w-w-w-dot"). Meanwhile I think every knows how to get to Google finance without the description

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Loved this book!

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I really enjoyed the material and the voice was not boring. This information is invaluable.

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Integrering and helpful start

While a little detailed at times, this book is a good place to start familiarizing oneself with the most important things within the investment banking industry.

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  • bonde
  • 04-28-16

informative

it was great very informative though doesn't go into the operational systems of I banks which is what I wanted
still great book

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  • Jerry Agbemabiese
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A very informative book with sound understanding.

I must have book for beginners and professionals alike . Great to have on the shelves at home or office.

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  • 02-19-16

A phenomenal book.

I have really enjoyed it. The area of the investment banking wasn't my strong side After listening this book I know what I need to know about that matter. I am sure thus book is for professional bankers and investors to remind them why they are here and what they should fo to accomplish the fundamental goal of the investment banking. Thank you very much to the authors. A great job.

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