Investment Banking for Dummies

  • by Matthew Krantz, Robert R. Johnson PhD CFA CAIA
  • Narrated by Michael Butler Murray
  • 14 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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.

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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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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-20-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios