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Corporate Finance For Dummies

Book Description

Score your highest in corporate finance

The math, formulas, and problems associated with corporate finance can be daunting to the uninitiated. Corporate Finance For Dummies introduces you to the practices of determining an operating budget, calculating future cash flow, and scenario analysis in a friendly, un-intimidating way that makes comprehension easy.

Corporate Finance For Dummies covers everything you'll encounter in a course on corporate finance, including accounting statements, cash flow, raising and managing capital, choosing investments; managing risk; determining dividends; mergers and acquisitions; and valuation.

  • Serves as an excellent resource to supplement coursework related to corporate finance

  • Gives you the tools and advice you need to understand corporate finance principles and strategies

  • Provides information on the risks and rewards associated with corporate finance and lending

With easy-to-understand explanations and examples, Corporate Finance For Dummies is a helpful study guide to accompany your coursework, explaining the tough stuff in a way you can understand.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Title Page
  4. Introduction
  5. Part I: What's Unique about Corporate Finance
    1. Chapter 1: Introducing Corporate Finance
    2. Chapter 2: Navigating the World of Corporate Finance
    3. Chapter 3: Raising Money for Business Purposes
  6. Part II: Reading Financial Statements as a Second Language
    1. Chapter 4: Proving Worth Using the Balance Sheet
    2. Chapter 5: Getting Paid with the Income Statement
    3. Chapter 6: Easy Come, Easy Go: Statement of Cash Flows
    4. Chapter 7: Making Financial Statements Useful with Metrics Analysis
    5. Chapter 8: Measuring Financial Well-Being with Special Use Metrics
  7. Part III: Valuations on the Price Tags of Business
    1. Chapter 9: Determining Present and Future Values: Time Is Money
    2. Chapter 10: Bringing in the CAValry for Capital Asset Valuations
    3. Chapter 11: Bringing on Your Best Bond Bets
    4. Chapter 12: Being Savvy When Shopping for Stock
    5. Chapter 13: Measuring Valuations of the Might-Be: Derivatives
  8. Part IV: A Wonderland of Risk Management
    1. Chapter 14: Managing the Risky Business of Corporate Finances
    2. Chapter 15: Through the Looking Glass of Modern Portfolio Theory
    3. Chapter 16: Financially Engineering Yourself Deeper Down the Rabbit Hole
    4. Chapter 17: Assessing Capital Structure Is WACC
  9. Part V: Financial Management
    1. Chapter 18: Assessing Financial Performance
    2. Chapter 19: Forecasting Finances Is Way Easier than the Weather
    3. Chapter 20: The 411 on M&A
  10. Part VI: The Part of Tens
    1. Chapter 21: Ten Things You Need to Know about International Finance
    2. Chapter 22: Ten Things You Need to Understand about Behavioral Finance
  11. Cheat Sheet