Stock Investing For Dummies

Stock Investing For Dummies

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Grow your stock investments in today's changing environment Updated with new and revised material to reflect the current market, this new edition of Stock Investing For Dummies gives you proven strategies for selecting and managing profitable investments. no matter what the conditions. You'll find out how to navigate the new economic landscape and choose the right stock for different situations with real-world examples that show you how to maximize your portfolio. The economic and global events affecting stock investors have been dramatic and present new challenges and opportunities for investors and money managers at every level. With the help of this guide, you'll quickly and easily navigate an ever-changing stock market with plain-English tips and information on ETFs, new rules, exchanges, and investment vehicles, as well as the latest information on the European debt crisis.
* Incorporate stocks into your investment portfolio * Understand and capitalize on current market conditions * Balance risk and reward * Explore new investment opportunities Stock Investing For Dummies is essential reading for anyone looking for trusted, comprehensive guidance to ensure their investments grow.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 190 x 232 x 20mm | 702g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 5th Edition
  • 1119239281
  • 9781119239284
  • 74,294

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Research stock investments for your portfolio Manage risk and ride out the market's ups and downs Discover new investment opportunities

Grow your stock investments

It doesn't take a genius to invest wisely in the stock market--all you need is expert advice and guidance. This book shares proven strategies for choosing and managing stock investments that will ride out changing market conditions. Fully updated for the latest trends and conditions, it helps you dodge the pitfalls and build a successful portfolio.

Inside... Common approaches to stock investing Analyze your goals and finances Understand risk and volatility Figure out stock tables Survey sectors and industries
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Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part 1: The Essentials of Stock Investing 5 CHAPTER 1: Surveying the World of Stock Investing 7 CHAPTER 2: Taking Stock of Your Current Financial Situation and Goals 15 CHAPTER 3: Defining Common Approaches to Stock Investing 33 CHAPTER 4: Recognizing Risk and Volatility 43 CHAPTER 5: Stock Investing through Exchange-Traded Funds 61 Part 2: Before You Start Buying 69 CHAPTER 6: Gathering Information 71 CHAPTER 7: Going for Brokers 91 CHAPTER 8: Investing for Long-Term Growth 103 CHAPTER 9: Investing for Income: Dividend-Paying Stocks 115 CHAPTER 10: Understanding Technical Analysis for Stock Investors 129 Part 3: Picking Winners 149 CHAPTER 11: Using Basic Accounting to Choose Winning Stocks 151 CHAPTER 12: Decoding Company Documents 169 CHAPTER 13: Emerging Sector and Industry Opportunities 181 CHAPTER 14: Small Cap Stocks, IPOs, and Motif Investing 193 CHAPTER 15: The Big Economic and Political Picture 203 Part 4: Investment Strategies and Tactics 215 CHAPTER 16: Discovering Screening Tools 217 CHAPTER 17: Understanding Brokerage Orders and Trading Techniques 229 CHAPTER 18: Using Trade Triggers and Advanced Conditional Orders 247 CHAPTER 19: Getting a Handle on DPPs, DRPs, and DCA PDQ 255 CHAPTER 20: Corporate and Government Skullduggery: Looking at Insider Activity 265 CHAPTER 21: Keeping More of Your Money from the Taxman 277 Part 5: The Part of Tens 289 CHAPTER 22: Ten Indicators of a Great Stock 291 CHAPTER 23: Ten Ways to Profit in a Bear Market 299 CHAPTER 24: Ten Investments and Strategies That Go Great with Stocks 305 Part 6: Appendixes 313 APPENDIX A: Resources for Stock Investors 315 APPENDIX B: Financial Ratios 329 Index 339
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About Paul Mladjenovic

Paul Mladjenovic is a Certified Financial Planner and investing educator with more than 33 years of experience. The owner of Prosperity Network, he writes and teaches extensively on common stocks and related investments. Paul is the author of all previous editions of Stock Investing For Dummies and High-Level Investing For Dummies.
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