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.
About the Author
- 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
- 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.
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.
Appendix: Detailed DCF analysis.
Number Of Pages: 355
Published: 15th April 2010
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 5