Outline of finance

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to finance:

Finance – addresses the ways in which individuals and organizations raise and allocate monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects.

Overview[edit]

The word finance may incorporate any of the following:

Fundamental financial concepts[edit]

History[edit]

Finance terms by field[edit]

Accounting (financial record keeping)[edit]

Banking[edit]

Corporate finance[edit]

Investment management[edit]

Personal finance[edit]

Public finance[edit]

Insurance[edit]

Economics and finance[edit]

Mathematics and finance[edit]

Time value of money[edit]

Financial mathematics[edit]

Mathematical tools[edit]
Derivatives pricing[edit]

Constraint finance[edit]

Financial markets[edit]

Market and instruments[edit]

Equity market[edit]

Equity valuation[edit]

Investment theory[edit]

Bond market[edit]

Money market[edit]

Commodity market[edit]

Derivatives market[edit]

Forward markets and contracts[edit]

Futures markets and contracts[edit]

Option markets and contracts[edit]

Swap markets and contracts[edit]

Derivative markets by underlyings[edit]

Equity derivatives[edit]
Interest rate derivatives[edit]
Credit derivatives[edit]
Foreign exchange derivative[edit]

Financial regulation[edit]

Designations and accreditation[edit]

See also: Professional certification in financial services; Professional certification #Accountancy, auditing and finance; #Education below

Litigation[edit]

Fraud[edit]

Industry bodies[edit]

Regulatory bodies[edit]

International[edit]

European Union[edit]

Regulatory bodies by country[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]
United States[edit]

United States legislation[edit]

Actuarial topics[edit]

Asset types[edit]

Raising capital[edit]

Valuation[edit]

Note that this section is corporate-finance-focused; for the valuation of derivatives and interest rate / fixed income instruments see § Derivatives pricing above.

Underlying theory[edit]

Context[edit]

Discounted cash flow valuation[edit]

Relative valuation[edit]

Contingent claim valuation[edit]

Other approaches[edit]

Portfolio theory[edit]

General concepts[edit]

Modern portfolio theory[edit]

Post-modern portfolio theory[edit]

Performance measurement[edit]

Mathematical techniques[edit]

Financial software tools[edit]

Financial institutions[edit]

Financial institutions

Education[edit]

Related lists[edit]

External links[edit]