Series 7 Exam For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests

Series 7 Exam For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests

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Take your Series 7 exam preparation to the next level Knowing exactly what to study for any exam is daunting. There's so much information out there, how can you possibly know what will be on the test? Series 7 Exam For Dummies, 3rd Edition with Online Practice Tests is a critical reference if you're prepping for your Series 7 examination. Packed with the latest information associated with this test, as well as proven test-taking strategies that are focused on maximizing your score, this easy-to-use and comprehensive text has been updated to support you in your test taking preparations. The Series 7 exam is no joke with 250 questions administered in two three-hour blocks, this test is certainly a challenge. Studying for your Series 7 can be intimidating, but with the proper preparation you'll be able to enter the exam room with confidence.
* Put your knowledge to the test with two full-length practices tests and answers, which include full explanations to improve your understanding of the content * Access an additional full-length practice test and other study tools online * Leverage proven strategies and tips that will guide you in honing your test-taking skills * Build up the confidence you need to enter the exam with self-assurance and start your career as a licensed broker on the right foot Series 7 Exam For Dummies, 3rd Edition with Online Practice Tests is a fundamental resource that guides you through your preparations for the Series 7 exam.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 210 x 276 x 20mm | 588g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Edition
  • 1119103754
  • 9781119103752
  • 787,341

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Your ticket to acing the Series 7 exam!

No doubt about it, the Series 7 exam can be a bear. Series 7 Exam For Dummies arms you with what you need to score high on the test and pass the exam. Designed to let you build and fine-tune your knowledge of all areas covered and guarantee that you're prepared mentally and strategically to take the test, you'll learn how to study for this exam and think through problems, plus you discover what the common mistakes are and how to dodge them. Great tips, memory tricks, and plenty of sample questions get you ready to go! Find out what you're getting into -- see how to sign up for the exam, explore study strategies, and learn how the questions are structured Feel secure with securities -- review securities underwriting, equity securities, debt securities, and municipal bonds Handle the next level -- learn about margin accounts, delivering diversification, direct participation programs, and options Please your customers -- master portfolio analysis, handle trades efficiently, and understand tax requirements Play by the rules -- know how to keep the securities regulatory agencies happy and your customers safe Go online -- with your free one-year subscription for more study tools and an extra practice exam

Go online to access even more practice questions to prepare you for test day

Open the book and find: Topics that always appear on the exam Ways to maximize your test score Insider advice to help you study Sample test questions with answers and explanations Language and lingo you need to know Information to help you be a better broker Tips for surviving test day One-year access to additional practice online
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Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with the Series 7 Exam 5 Chapter 1: So You Want to Sell Securities: Introducing the Series 7 Exam 7 Chapter 2: Preparing for the Series 7 Exam 19 Chapter 3: Examining and Mastering Question Types 31 Chapter 4: Surviving Test Day 43 Part II: Mastering Basic Security Investments 49 Chapter 5: Underwriting Securities 51 Chapter 6: Corporate Ownership: Equity Securities 63 Chapter 7: Debt Securities: Corporate and U.S. Government Loans 75 Chapter 8: Municipal Bonds: Local Government Securities 95 Part III: Delving Deeper: Security Investments with a Twist 111 Chapter 9: Borrowing Money and Securities: The Long and Short of Margin Accounts 113 Chapter 10: Delivering Diversification with Packaged Securities 131 Chapter 11: Working with Direct Participation Programs 145 Chapter 12: Options: The Right to Buy or Sell at a Fixed Price 155 Part IV: Playing Nicely: Serving Your Customers and Following the Rules 185 Chapter 13: Doing a Little Market Research: Portfolio and Securities Analysis 187 Chapter 14: Going to Market: Orders and Trades 205 Chapter 15: Making Sure the IRS Gets Its Share 219 Chapter 16: No Fooling Around: Rules and Regulations 231 Part V: Putting Your Knowledge to Good Use: A Practice Exam 253 Chapter 17: Bring It On: Practice Exam Part I 255 Chapter 18: Answers and Explanations to Practice Exam Part I 275 Chapter 19: Nothing but Net: Practice Exam Part II 295 Chapter 20: Answers and Explanations to Practice Exam Part II 313 Part VI: The Part of Tens 331 Chapter 21: Ten Series 7 Exam Traps to Avoid 333 Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Start Your Career Off Right 337 Appendix: Memorizing Important Figures and Formulas 341 Index 343
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About Steven M. Rice

Steven M. Rice earned an exceptionally high score on the Series 7 exam and soon began tutoring others in the broker dealership where he worked as a stockbroker. He developed and designed the online Empire Stockbroker Training Institute and has coauthored a complete library of securities training manuals.
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