Abbreviated Contents. Foreward. Preface. List of Tables. List of Figures. List of Appendixes. Chapter 1 Introduction. Chapter 2 Financial issues, theory and econometric models. Chapter 3 Multi-factor financial econometric model. Chapter 4 Methodology and financial econometric methods. Chapter 5 Financial econometric results and factor analyses. Chapter 6 Volatility, predictability and returns issues. Chapter 7 Portfolios and financial planning models. Chapter 8 Summary, major findings, policy implications and conclusion. Appendixes. References.