The Resource Forbes Guide to the Markets : Becoming a Savvy Investor, (electronic resource)

Forbes Guide to the Markets : Becoming a Savvy Investor, (electronic resource)

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Forbes Guide to the Markets : Becoming a Savvy Investor
Title
Forbes Guide to the Markets
Title remainder
Becoming a Savvy Investor
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the leader in financial information, a fully updated guideto investing in today's markets This accessible book is a practical guide to the financialmarkets. Designed to help both the new and experienced investorgain sufficient understanding and knowledge to invest wisely andconfidently in today's turbulent markets, it covers all theelements necessary to become financially street smart-fromproducts, players, and procedures to rules, regulators, andrisk/reward trade-offs. Filled with solid investment principles, the Forbes Guide tothe Markets, Second Edition is completely revised and updatedto reflect new trends and changes in the markets. New topics discussed include the introduction andimplementation of ETFs, the role of hedge funds, and the effects ofthe subprime crisisUpdated and revised chapters contain buying and sellingtechniques, fundamental, technical and quantitative analysis, andfutures and options informationHighlights key terms and contains a complete glossary An essential resource for both the new or seasoned investor,this authoritative resource is a must-read for anyone aspiring tobecome a savvy investor
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AU-PeEL
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LLC, Forbes
Dewey number
332.63/2
LC call number
HG4523 -- .G76 2009eb
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Groz, Marc M
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  • Bond market
  • Capital market
  • Mutual funds
  • Over-the-counter markets
  • Stock exchanges
Label
Forbes Guide to the Markets : Becoming a Savvy Investor, (electronic resource)
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http://umanitoba.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=455882
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Forbes Guide to the Markets Second Edition: Becoming a Savvy Investor; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note to the Reader; About the Author; Introduction: Becoming a Savvy Investor; Section I: Establishing a Frame of Reference; Chapter 1: FROM "DUMB" BARTER TO INTELLIGENT AGENTS; Chapter 2: POINT-COUNTERPOINT; Stocks; Mutual Funds; Bonds; ETFs; Options; Futures; Summary; Chapter 3: CONFRONTING INFORMATION OVERLOAD; Investor Constraints; Investor Choices; Investor Safety; Section II: Stocks and Equity Markets; STOCKS AND EQUITY MARKETS; Chapter 4: VARIETIES OF STOCKS
  • Just What is a Security, Anyway?Issuers and Underwriters: Why Does a Corporation Sell Stock to the Public?; Why Investors Buy Stock; Summing Up Total Return: Dividends and Capital Gains; A Letter to Our Shareholders: Annual and Quarterly Reports (and Filings); Making Sense of Types, Classes, and Other Stock Categories: A Map of the World of Stock; Chapter 5: STOCK MARKETS; The Big Board; The Incredible Growth of Trading and Capital; National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System (Nasdaq); Technology, Dark Pools, and the Evolution of a Unified Market
  • Chapter 6: THREE VIEWS OF THE NUMBERSFundamental Analysis; Technical Analysis; Quantitative Analysis; Chapter 7: WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION ON STOCKS AND FINANCIAL MARKETS; A Selection of Information Sources on the Financial Markets; Chapter 8: HOW TO BUY AND SELL STOCK; Full-Service Brokers; Discount Brokers; Financial Intermediaries; Direct Purchase; If It Sounds Too Good to Be True... Protecting Yourself from Stock Scams; A Note on Financial Planners; Section III: Mutual Funds and Investment Companies; MUTUAL FUNDS AND INVESTMENT COMPANIES
  • Chapter 9: A HISTORY AND OVERVIEW OF THE MUTUAL FUND BUSINESSOpen-End versus Closed -End Funds; Index Funds; Load versus No-Load Funds; Chapter 10: ADVANTAGES OF MUTUAL FUNDS; Simplicity; Diversification; Access to New Issues; Economies of Scale; Professional Management; Indexing; Chapter 11: DISADVANTAGES OF MUTUAL FUNDS; Impact of One-Time Charges and Recurring Fees on Fund Performance; Hidden Cost of Brokerage; Some Hidden Risks of Fund Ownership; Chapter 12: SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON MUTUAL FUNDS; Investment Company Institute Classification of Types of Funds; Lipper Analytical Services
  • ForbesMorningstar; Chapter 13: ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS; Hedge Funds; Funds of Hedge Funds; Other Alternatives; Section IV: Bonds and Other Fixed-Income Securities; BONDS AND OTHER FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES; Chapter 14: SEVEN CHARACTERISTICS OF BONDS; The Lifespan of Bonds; Interest versus Discount; Relationship of Price to Yield; Four Important Yield Measures; Credit Quality, Ratings, and Insurance; Call and Related Features; Fixed versus Floating Rates and Foreign Currencies; Chapter 15: HOW THE OTHER 30 TRILLION IS INVESTED; Treasuries; Corporates
  • Mortgage-Backed Securities and Other Asset-Backed Securities
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (306 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780470522929
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL455882
  • (OCoLC)456566403
  • (AU-PeEL)EBL455882
Label
Forbes Guide to the Markets : Becoming a Savvy Investor, (electronic resource)
Link
http://umanitoba.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=455882
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Forbes Guide to the Markets Second Edition: Becoming a Savvy Investor; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note to the Reader; About the Author; Introduction: Becoming a Savvy Investor; Section I: Establishing a Frame of Reference; Chapter 1: FROM "DUMB" BARTER TO INTELLIGENT AGENTS; Chapter 2: POINT-COUNTERPOINT; Stocks; Mutual Funds; Bonds; ETFs; Options; Futures; Summary; Chapter 3: CONFRONTING INFORMATION OVERLOAD; Investor Constraints; Investor Choices; Investor Safety; Section II: Stocks and Equity Markets; STOCKS AND EQUITY MARKETS; Chapter 4: VARIETIES OF STOCKS
  • Just What is a Security, Anyway?Issuers and Underwriters: Why Does a Corporation Sell Stock to the Public?; Why Investors Buy Stock; Summing Up Total Return: Dividends and Capital Gains; A Letter to Our Shareholders: Annual and Quarterly Reports (and Filings); Making Sense of Types, Classes, and Other Stock Categories: A Map of the World of Stock; Chapter 5: STOCK MARKETS; The Big Board; The Incredible Growth of Trading and Capital; National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System (Nasdaq); Technology, Dark Pools, and the Evolution of a Unified Market
  • Chapter 6: THREE VIEWS OF THE NUMBERSFundamental Analysis; Technical Analysis; Quantitative Analysis; Chapter 7: WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION ON STOCKS AND FINANCIAL MARKETS; A Selection of Information Sources on the Financial Markets; Chapter 8: HOW TO BUY AND SELL STOCK; Full-Service Brokers; Discount Brokers; Financial Intermediaries; Direct Purchase; If It Sounds Too Good to Be True... Protecting Yourself from Stock Scams; A Note on Financial Planners; Section III: Mutual Funds and Investment Companies; MUTUAL FUNDS AND INVESTMENT COMPANIES
  • Chapter 9: A HISTORY AND OVERVIEW OF THE MUTUAL FUND BUSINESSOpen-End versus Closed -End Funds; Index Funds; Load versus No-Load Funds; Chapter 10: ADVANTAGES OF MUTUAL FUNDS; Simplicity; Diversification; Access to New Issues; Economies of Scale; Professional Management; Indexing; Chapter 11: DISADVANTAGES OF MUTUAL FUNDS; Impact of One-Time Charges and Recurring Fees on Fund Performance; Hidden Cost of Brokerage; Some Hidden Risks of Fund Ownership; Chapter 12: SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON MUTUAL FUNDS; Investment Company Institute Classification of Types of Funds; Lipper Analytical Services
  • ForbesMorningstar; Chapter 13: ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS; Hedge Funds; Funds of Hedge Funds; Other Alternatives; Section IV: Bonds and Other Fixed-Income Securities; BONDS AND OTHER FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES; Chapter 14: SEVEN CHARACTERISTICS OF BONDS; The Lifespan of Bonds; Interest versus Discount; Relationship of Price to Yield; Four Important Yield Measures; Credit Quality, Ratings, and Insurance; Call and Related Features; Fixed versus Floating Rates and Foreign Currencies; Chapter 15: HOW THE OTHER 30 TRILLION IS INVESTED; Treasuries; Corporates
  • Mortgage-Backed Securities and Other Asset-Backed Securities
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (306 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780470522929
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL455882
  • (OCoLC)456566403
  • (AU-PeEL)EBL455882

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