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Understanding Investments : An Australian Investor's Guide to Stock Market, Property and Cash-based Investments, Fifth Edition - Kevin Forde

Understanding Investments

An Australian Investor's Guide to Stock Market, Property and Cash-based Investments, Fifth Edition

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Published: 15th April 2010
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Understanding Investments, 5th edition is the long awaited update of this essential investing bible that is perfect for beginners as well as more experienced investors looking to refresh their knowledge. Updated with plenty of new material, this handbook has been revamped to show investors what they need to know to be a successful investor, and then provides investment options covering everything from shares to property (both residential and commercial) to superannuation and even collectables.

  • In their user-friendly style the authors once again provide essential details for new investors or those wanting to make the most of their investment in all types of markets.
  • Solid sales history across previous editions.
  • Perfect timing: with the market recovering in 2010 this the perfect time to be looking at all of your investment options and diversifying your portfolio.
About the Author

Charles Beelaerts is an economics graduate of the University of Sydney and a graduate of Harvard Business School. He is a financial consultant and author who has previously worked as an analyst for banks and finance companies.

Part I: What you need to know.
1 Investing today.
2 Investment terms.
3 Structuring your investment portfolio.
4 Keeping track of your investments.
5 Finding an adviser.
6 Trading and researching over the internet.
7 Tax considerations.

Part II: Investment options.
8 Investing in the sharemarket.
9 More sophisticated sharemarket strategies.
10 Hybrid securities and margin lending.
11 Listed investment companies.
12 New floats.
13 Investing in managed funds.
14 Hedge funds.
15 Investing in bonds.
16 Interest-bearing investments.
17 Options and futures.
18 Property investing basics.
19 How to evaluate a property investment.
20 Tax and property investments.
21 Listed and unlisted property trusts.
22 Investing in collectables.
23 Superannuation.

Appendix: Detailed DCF analysis.

Index.

ISBN: 9781742469508
ISBN-10: 1742469507
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 355
Published: 15th April 2010
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.5  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.53