Complete Guide to the Investment & Securities Industry From Plunkett Research

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report, Plunkett’s Investment & Securities Industry Almanac, 2015 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

The global investment industry is reeling from massive changes and challenges. Sovereign wealth funds have amassed trillions of dollars for investment purposes. Markets, from commodities to stocks to debt instruments and ordinary bonds, are subject to wild swings and 24/7 electronic trading. Markets and investments are increasingly globalized. Private equity funds are investing immense amounts of money; venture capital activity is strong; and hedge funds have become dominant investors in many types of assets. Corporate merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has been running at a very high rate in the U.S. and abroad.

Key Features Include:

  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and industry statistics
  • Industry associations list
  • Profiles of leading companies

Pages: 511
Statistical Tables Provided: 16
Companies Profiled: 357
Geographic Focus: Global
Price: $349.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving? 
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies? 
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research, business analysis—everything you need you know about the business of investments, including:

     1.Investment banking

     2.Stock brokers
     3.Discount brokers
     4.Online brokers
     5.Significant trends in financial information technologies
     6.Asset management
     7.Stock ownership by individuals and households
     8.401(k)s and pension plans
     9.Mutual funds
    10.ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds)
    11.ECNs (Electronic Communication Networks)
    12.Stock exchanges

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • Aviva plc
  • Citigroup Inc
  • Fifth Third Bancorp
  • HDFC Bank Ltd
  • iStar Financial Inc
  • Mizuho Financial Group Inc
  • Northstar Realty Finance Corporation
  • Piper Jaffray Companies

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