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Teach Yourself About Shares : A Self-help Guide to Success on the Australian Sharemarket - Roger Kinsky

Teach Yourself About Shares

A Self-help Guide to Success on the Australian Sharemarket

Paperback Published: 19th January 2009
ISBN: 9781742168487
Number Of Pages: 430

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If you want to learn more about the share market but you're baffled by the rules and jargon - not to mention the price fluctuations - this is the book for you.

Teach Yourself About Shares is the most comprehensive share-investing book on the market. This revised edition of Roger Kinsky's bestseller is a user-friendly guide that will have you maximizing your profitability on the share market in no time. Inside you'll discover:

  • what the different types of shares are, and how to buy and sell them
  • the positives of share investing and the traps for the unwary
  • how to judge the market and trade the right shares at the right time
  • how to set up and manage your share portfolio
  • why share prices fluctuate, and how to use this knowledge to your advantage
  • how to tailor your trading strategy to your lifestyle and investment capital
  • how to minimise your share-investing risks.
Each chapter concludes with practical learning exercises with solutions, enabling you to consolidate your knowledge so you can move on to the next step with confidence. Whether you are just starting out in shares or you're an experienced trader, this book contains everything you need to know to allow you to maximise your profits in the Australian market.

About the Author

Roger Kinsky is a master's graduate of Sydney University with more than 30 years' experience trading shares. He trades online, self-managing his extensive and profitable share portfolio. He is the author of nine other books, including the popular Online Investing on the Australian Sharemarket, and is a tutor of share investing, online investing and business technology

Great book for a self starter!


Great book for a self starter!



Great advice


Very helpful, easy to understand and relative to the Australian market



A n Entire Course Between Two Covers


An excellent introduction to the share market. Nicely balanced mix of theoretical and practical information by an author who obviously is an expert in the area. I have already recommended it to a friend who bought it and agreed it was money invested rather than just spent.



A surprisingly good product


An excellent book for its purpose - understanding the subject it dealt with at a serious level. Handsomely produced and surprisingly cheap- expeccially compared to the priced of the author's other book on a closely related subject.



Teach Yourself About Shares

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1 Stocks and shares.

2 Investing basics.

3 Investing in shares.

4 Profiting from capital gains and dividends.

5 Share prices.

6 Planning your investment in shares.

7 Share issues.

8 Fundamental analysis.

9 Technical analysis.

10 Trading strategies.

11 Buying and selling shares.

12 Using market and sector indices.

13 Protecting your nest egg.

14 Monitoring and improving performance.

15 Wrapping it all up.

Learning exercise solutions.


ISBN: 9781742168487
ISBN-10: 1742168485
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 430
Published: 19th January 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.6 x 13.7  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.515
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised