Getting Started in Shares For Dummies Australia

Getting Started in Shares For Dummies Australia

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Make your money work harder than ever with share investing
If you've always wanted to invest in shares, but you've never
known where to start, look no further! This new edition of
Getting Started in Shares For Dummies reveals in plain
English the investing secrets you need to know ? how the
market works, how the stock exchange operates, and what brokers
really do. In no time, you'll find out how to pick the best shares
and diversify your portfolio, minimise your risk and maximise your
returns, and reduce your capital gains tax bill.

The world of share investing can seem intimidating to the
uninitiated, but it doesn't have to be. Free of confusing jargon
and packed with practical advice, this hands-on, friendly guide
helps you get to grips with developing an investment strategy,
assessing your risk, buying and selling shares, working with
brokers, understanding taxes, and so much more. Plus, you'll even
learn about ten great investors and their strategies ? and
ten things you should never, ever do.

Find out how the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)

Develop your own successful share investing strategy?and
know how to assess potential share investments

Analyse the share market and track trends to make informed
choices and grow your wealth

Realise the tax implications of share ownership and understand
how holding shares affects your tax liability

If you're ready to take your first steps towards investing in
the share market, Getting Started in Shares For Dummies will
help you build the successful share portfolio you've always
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Product details

  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 142 x 215 x 20mm | 354g
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • English
  • 3rd Australian Edition
  • 0730320626
  • 9780730320623
  • 17,632

Table of contents

Introduction 1
Part I: Putting the Share in Sharemarket 7

Chapter 1: So, You Want to Invest in Shares 9

Chapter 2: Watching the Market Operate 27

Part II: Investing Strategies for Success 43

Chapter 3: Developing an Investment Strategy 45

Chapter 4: Assessing Your Risk 59

Chapter 5: Eggs and Baskets 87

Part III: Buying, Buying, Sold 111

Chapter 6: Buying and Selling Shares 113

Chapter 7: Knowing When to Buy and Sell Shares 129

Chapter 8: Buying What You Know 151

Chapter 9: Working with Brokers 191

Chapter 10: Taxing Matters 205

Part IV: The Part of Tens 223

Chapter 11: Ten Great Investors and Their Strategies 225

Chapter 12: Ten Things Not To Do, Ever 239

Index 247
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About James Dunn

James Dunn is a freelance finance journalist and media consultant. He was founding editor of Shares magazine and writes for many other finance magazines and newspapers. He frequently appears on Australian radio and television and also works as a media and investment consultant.
James is the author of Share Investing For Dummies, Third Australian Edition and Getting Started in Shares For Dummies, Second Australian Edition.
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