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Author Groz, Marc M.

Title Forbes guide to the markets : becoming a savvy investor / Marc M. Groz
Published New York : J. Wiley, [1999]


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Description xvii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: Becoming a Savvy Investor -- Sect. I. Establishing a Frame of Reference. Ch. 1. From "Dumb" Barter to Intelligent Agents. Ch. 2. Point-Counterpoint. Ch. 3. Confronting Information Overload -- Sect. II. Stocks and Equity Markets. Ch. 4. Varieties of Stocks. Ch. 5. Stock Markets. Ch. 6. Three Views of the Numbers. Ch. 7. Where to Find Information on Stocks and Financial Markets. Ch. 8. How to Buy and Sell Stock -- Sect. III. Mutual Funds and Investment Companies. Ch. 9. A History and Overview of the Mutual Fund Business. Ch. 10. Advantages of Mutual Funds. Ch. 11. Disadvantages. Ch. 12. Sources of Information on Mutual Funds. Ch. 13. Related Instruments -- Sect. IV. Bonds and Other Fixed-Income Securities. Ch. 14. Seven Characteristics of Bonds. Ch. 15. How the Other $12 Trillion Is Invested -- Sect. V. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives: Engines of Financial Innovation. Ch. 16. Options. Ch. 17. Futures. Ch. 18. Other Derivatives
Sect. VI. Summing Up Risk and Return. Ch. 19. How Well Are My Investments Doing? Ch. 20. Coming to Grips with the Many Dimensions of Risk. Ch. 21. A Crescendo of Change
Summary This book is a practical guide to the financial markets. Designed to help both the new and experienced investor gain sufficient understanding and knowledge to invest wisely and confidently, it covers all the elements necessary to become financially "street smart," from products, players, and procedures to rules, regulators, and risk/reward trade-offs. Highlighting key terms and containing a complete glossary, this authoritative resource is an essential tool for anyone aspiring to become a savvy investor
Notes Includes index
Subject Capital market.
Stock exchanges.
Mutual funds.
Bond market.
Over-the-counter markets.
LC no. 98030386
ISBN 0471246581 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Guide to the markets