Incluye glosario e índice. CONTENIDO: The Scope and Environment of Financial Management. An Introduction to the Foundations of Financial Management -- The Financial Markets and Interest Rates -- Understanding Financial Statements and Cash Flows -- Evaluating a Firm's Financial Performance -- The Valuation of Financial Assets. The Time Value of Money -- The Meaning and Measurement of Risk and Return -- The Valuation and Characteristics of Bonds -- The Valuation and Characteristics of Stock -- The Cost of Capital -- Investment in Long-Term Assets. Capital-Budgeting Techniques and Practice -- Cash Flows and Other Topics in Capital Budgeting -- Appendix 11A: The Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System -- Capital Structure and Dividend Policy. Determining the Financing Mix -- Dividend Policy and Internal Financing -- Working-Capital Management and International Business Finance. Short-term financial planning -- Working-Capital management -- International Business Finance -- Cash, Receivables, and Inventory Management.