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Author Bradley, Claire, 1974-

Title 101 ways to score higher on your series 7 exam : what you need to know explained simply / by Claire Bradley
Published Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (384 pages) : illustrations
Contents Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; How to Use This Book in Your Studies; Purpose of the Series 7 Exam; Exam Requirements: Sponsorship and Scheduling; Checklist; Chapter 1: STUDYING AND TESTING STRATEGIES; What Kind of Student Are You?; Studying Techniques; Breaking It Down; Time Management; Quick Studying Tips; What to Expect on Testing Day; Checklist; Chapter 2: EQUITY SECURITIES; Equity Basics; Common Stock; Preferred Stock; Other Equity Securities; Stocks and Your Client; Checklist; Chapter 3: DEBT INSTRUMENTS; Corporate Bonds; Government Bonds; U.S. Government Agency Securities
Chapter 6: DIRECT PARTICIPATION PROGRAMS (DPPs)Basic Characteristics; Oil and Gas Programs; Real Estate Programs; Equipment Leasing Programs; DPPs and Your Client; Checklist; Sample Questions; Chapter 7: DERIVATIVES; Basic Functions; Trading Procedures and Officials; Call and Put Options; Calculating Breakeven, Maximum Loss, and Maximum Gain; Options Strategies; Option Types; Options and Your Client; Checklist; Sample Questions; Chapter 8: INVESTMENT INFORMATION: TAXATION; How Taxes Affect Different Investments; Retirement Plans; Gifts and Estate Taxes; Taxation and Your Client; Checklist
Government-Backed Money-Market InstrumentsOther Money-Market Instruments; Bonds and Your Client; Checklist; Sample Questions; Chapter 4: MUNICIPAL SECURITIES; Municipal Securities: Types and Definitions; Issuing Process of Municipal Securities; Municipal Bonds and Your Client; Checklist; Sample Questions; Chapter 5: PACKAGED SECURITIES; Management Investment Companies; Unit Investment Trusts (UITs); Face Amount Certificates; Annuity Contracts; Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs); Packaged Securities and Your Client; Checklist; Sample Questions
Sample QuestionsChapter 9: EXPLAINING SECURITY MARKETS AND FUNCTIONS; Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs); Working in the Primary Marketplace; The Secondary Marketplace; Over-the-Counter (OTC) Market Orders; Placing Orders; Securities Markets and Your Client; Checklist; Sample Questions; Chapter 10: ECONOMICS, SECURITIES, AND THE BUSINESS CYCLE; Economic Theories; Business Cycle; The Federal Reserve; International Markets; Economics and Your Client; Checklist; Sample Questions; Chapter 11: ANALYZING SECURITIES; Fundamental Securities Analysis; Technical Securities Analysis; Portfolio Theory
Securities Analysis and Your ClientChecklist; Sample Questions; Chapter 12: EVALUATING YOUR CUSTOMER'S FINANCIAL NEEDS; What You Need to Create a Customer Profile; Portfolio Allocation; Investment Strategies; Identifying Risk; Portfolio Analysis and Your Client; Checklist; Sample Questions; Chapter 13: TRANSACTIONS AND ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT; Opening Accounts; Orders and Confirmations; Account Management; Rules of Conduct Regarding Accounts; Account Management and Your Client; Checklist; Sample Questions; Chapter 14: SPECIAL CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS: MARGIN; The Basics: Long and Short Accounts
Summary It has been estimated that one half of all people taking the Series 7 exam will sit for the test a second time. Taking and passing the Series 7 exam gives you the necessary qualifications to make trades with corporate securities, commodities, and futures. Some people say that this exam is the hardest one they have ever taken. To ensure that this is not the case for you, be sure to read 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your Series 7 Exam. In this new book, you will learn about and understand the organization of the exam and the computerized format. You will learn how to read questions correctly, how to control your anxiety, and how to approach each section. In addition, you will be presented with a list of resources to help you prepare and dozens of proven strategies, mindsets, and problem solving methods. & nbsp; 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your Series 7 Exam is filled with information about stocks, stock markets, government securities, municipal and corporate bonds, options, indexes, mutual funds, interest funds, interest rates, mortgages, ethics, margin accounts, insider trading, short selling, and dividends, all of which are topics addressed on the exam. Also included is a review of the seven critical functions of a registered representative. You will also find practice questions and ways to avoid making common mistakes. Instead of panicking and worrying about the Series 7, pick up this book and be confident in your test-taking abilities. Whether you are taking the test for the first time or sitting for the second time, you will learn valuable information and practical tips for passing the exam on the first try and improving your score. & nbsp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Securities -- Examinations, questions, etc
Stocks -- Examinations, questions, etc
EDUCATION -- General.
Genre/Form Examinations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 160138646X
Other Titles One hundred and one ways to score higher on your series 7 exam
One hundred one ways to score higher on your series 7 exam