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Financial security tomorrow requires wise decisions today. Yet fewer than one in five people feels confident making important investment decisions. The second edition of "Investing DeMYSTiFieD" untangles an otherwise perplexing topic, making it easier than ever to invest like a veteran
Outlining step-by-step techniques for making the most of your money while keeping it out of harm's way, this self-teaching guide explains how to identify and take advantage of profitable opportunities--from mutual funds to tax-free bonds to real estate. Market-proven tips and techniques, handy checklists, chapter-ending quizzes and more enable you to gain a solid foundation on the subject at your own speed.
This fast and easy guide helps you: Determine your investment personality to increase your investment success Protect your money from the next market downturn Use asset allocation strategies to increase long-term returns while managing risk Uncover stocks selling at a discount Know when to sell stocks, when to hold, and why Understand balance sheets, income statements, and other key financial documents Generate greater returns from your 401(k), IRA, or other retirement account
Simple enough for a novice but challenging enough for an experienced investor, "Investing Demystified" helps you put your money in the right places, whether you're looking to earn quick cash or build for the future.
Part 1: Getting Ready; Chapter 1. Why We Invest; Chapter 2. Before You Get Started; Chapter 3. Demystifying the Language of Investing; Chapter 4. What Kind of Investor Are You?Part 2: Your Assets; Chapter 5. Demystifying Stocks; Chapter 6. Demystifying Bonds; Chapter 7. Demystifying Cash; Chapter 8. Demystifying Mutual Funds I; Chapter 9. Demystifying Funds II; Chapter 10. Demystifying Other Assets; Part 3: Selecting Your Assets; Chapter 11. Demystifying Stock Selection; Chapter 12. Demystifying Bond Selection; Chapter 13. Demystifying Mutual Fund Selection; Part 4: Organizing Your Assets; Chapter 14. Demystifying Asset Allocation; Chapter 15. Demystifying Asset Location; Final Exam; Glossary; Answer Key; Index
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 3rd December 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 18.9
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised