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Stock Investing For Dummies, 5th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-23928-4
Paperback
384 pages
May 2016
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Introduction 1

Part 1: The Essentials of Stock Investing 5

CHAPTER 1: Surveying the World of Stock Investing 7

CHAPTER 2: Taking Stock of Your Current Financial Situation and Goals 15

CHAPTER 3: Defining Common Approaches to Stock Investing 33

CHAPTER 4: Recognizing Risk and Volatility 43

CHAPTER 5: Stock Investing through Exchange-Traded Funds 61

Part 2: Before You Start Buying 69

CHAPTER 6: Gathering Information 71

CHAPTER 7: Going for Brokers 91

CHAPTER 8: Investing for Long-Term Growth 103

CHAPTER 9: Investing for Income: Dividend-Paying Stocks 115

CHAPTER 10: Understanding Technical Analysis for Stock Investors 129

Part 3: Picking Winners 149

CHAPTER 11: Using Basic Accounting to Choose Winning Stocks 151

CHAPTER 12: Decoding Company Documents 169

CHAPTER 13: Emerging Sector and Industry Opportunities 181

CHAPTER 14: Small Cap Stocks, IPOs, and Motif Investing 193

CHAPTER 15: The Big Economic and Political Picture 203

Part 4: Investment Strategies and Tactics 215

CHAPTER 16: Discovering Screening Tools 217

CHAPTER 17: Understanding Brokerage Orders and Trading Techniques 229

CHAPTER 18: Using Trade Triggers and Advanced Conditional Orders 247

CHAPTER 19: Getting a Handle on DPPs, DRPs, and DCA PDQ 255

CHAPTER 20: Corporate and Government Skullduggery: Looking at Insider Activity 265

CHAPTER 21: Keeping More of Your Money from the Taxman 277

Part 5: The Part of Tens 289

CHAPTER 22: Ten Indicators of a Great Stock 291

CHAPTER 23: Ten Ways to Profit in a Bear Market 299

CHAPTER 24: Ten Investments and Strategies That Go Great with Stocks 305

Part 6: Appendixes 313

APPENDIX A: Resources for Stock Investors 315

APPENDIX B: Financial Ratios 329

Index 339

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