Global Investing: The Professional's Guide to the World Capital Markets
Savvy investors know that an investment portfolio's most exciting and lucrative opportunities are to be found globally and extend outside the borders ... Show synopsis Savvy investors know that an investment portfolio's most exciting and lucrative opportunities are to be found globally and extend outside the borders of the United States. To exploit the globally important markets requires access to the sophisticated information on world capital markets that top investment professionals use. Global Investing, written by two of America's most knowledgeable and experienced investment professionals, provides a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute resource that's based on award-winning research. Global Investing provides institutional facts and tracks performance data for stock markets in more than 40 countries. Beyond that, it provides both worldwide return performance on all major asset classes - data unlikely to be found in any other single resource. In addition, Ibbotson and Brinson analyze the relationship of these returns to risk, marketability, taxation, and information costs. With Global Investing you'll learn how to improve your investment decision making by having timely information on population, production, inflation, wealth measures, and capital market structure in both developed and emerging economies; using empirically tested investment analysis to build and maintain a diversified portfolio using tools that gain insights from historical performance data; knowing how to look for the best opportunities in stocks, bonds, real estate, gold, silver, art, commodities, and venture capital; applying techniques and strategies of asset allocation across countries and economic sectors; and having a resource that provides an in-depth analysis of currencies, exchange rates, asset pricing ... and much more! Global investing's dozens of charts and graphs makeboth current market data and that of past decades unusually clear and accessible. The result is a book that provides all the tools you'll need to benefit from the international investment opportunities of the '90s and beyond.