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Candlestick Charting For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Published 05-23-2022

Candlestick Charting For Dummies sheds light on this time-tested method for finding the perfect moment to buy or sell. It demystifies technical and chart analysis and gives you the tools you need to identify trading patterns and pounce! This new edition includes updates on new technology, cryptocurrency markets, and more.

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Mutual Funds For Dummies, 8th Edition

Published 05-16-2022

With straightforward advice and specific, up-to-date mutual fund recommendations, personal finance expert Eric Tyson helps you avoid fund-investing pitfalls and maximize your chances of success. This newly revised and updated edition offers expanded coverage of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and a discussion of online investment managers, including "roboadvisors."

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NFTs For Dummies

Published 12-09-2021

<p><b>Get a grip on NFTs and learn how to get in the game</b></p> <p>It's not often that a brand-new investment comes along that revolutionizes how we buy and sell digital assets. But that's what non-fungible tokens (NFTs) did. Built on blockchain tech, NFTs are shaking up the world of digital commodity investing. And you can get your slice of the pie before everyone jumps into the arena.</p> <p>In <i>NFTs For Dummies</i>, you'll find straightforward answers to critical aspects of the NFT phenomenon. You'll learn exactly what non-fungible tokens really are, how you can find them, and even how to create your own valuable NFTs. You'll also discover:</p> <ul> <li>How to find reliable and safe NFT marketplaces where you can be sure you're dealing with reputable buyers and sellers</li> <li>A peek behind the NFT curtain to see how NFTs work and what, exactly, you own when you buy or make an NFT</li> <li>Discussions of the kinds of digital properties that can be converted into an NFT</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for anyone who wants to learn about the market for buying, selling, and creating crypto collectibles, <i>NFTs For Dummies</i> is the only resource you'll need to get a handle on this cutting-edge tech and start making it work for you.</p>

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Currency Trading For Dummies

Published 12-09-2021

<p><b>Trade currencies like a seasoned&nbsp;pro with&nbsp;this&nbsp;friendly, fact-filled guide&nbsp;to&nbsp;the forex market&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Over&nbsp;$6 trillion&nbsp;changes hands in the&nbsp;foreign exchange&nbsp;market every day. You can&nbsp;jump&nbsp;straight&nbsp;into&nbsp;the action&nbsp;with&nbsp;expert guidance from the hands-on&nbsp;<i>Currency Trading&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>.&nbsp;You&rsquo;ll learn&nbsp;how the foreign exchange market works, what factors influence currency values,&nbsp;and&nbsp;how to understand financial data.&nbsp;When you&rsquo;re ready to&nbsp;create&nbsp;your own&nbsp;game plan for&nbsp;trading&nbsp;currencies, you&rsquo;ll&nbsp;be able to build it around&nbsp;your&nbsp;investment objectives, experience level,&nbsp;and risk appetite.&nbsp;You&rsquo;ll also find details on the latest trends in currency trading, including currency ETFs, cryptocurrencies, and currency options.&nbsp;</p> <p>From essential newcomer knowledge to advanced&nbsp;positioning advice,&nbsp;<i>Currency Trading&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;offers&nbsp;straightforward&nbsp;instruction that helps you:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Source data and market intelligence, employ technical analysis,&nbsp;and use the latest tech to find the most lucrative trading opportunities&nbsp;</li> <li>Understand the most recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)&nbsp;rules and regulations governing currency trading&nbsp;</li> <li>Avoid common pitfalls and mistakes made by&nbsp;novice and experienced&nbsp;currency traders&nbsp;</li> <li>Recognize&nbsp;profitable&nbsp;opportunities in the world of ETFs, currency options,&nbsp;and cryptocurrencies&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Successful currency trading&nbsp;is within your grasp.&nbsp;This accessible roadmap to&nbsp;trading&nbsp;mastery&nbsp;provides the foundational&nbsp;knowledge you need&nbsp;to create a structured, winning strategy&nbsp;and conquer the forex market. &nbsp;</p>

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Exchange-Traded Funds For Dummies

Published 12-02-2021

<b>Become an ETF expert with this up-to-date investment guide</b> <p>Want to expand your portfolio beyond stocks and mutual funds? (Of course you do, you smart investor you.) Then take a look at exchange-traded funds (ETFs)! A cross between an index fund and a stock, they're transparent, easy to trade, and tax-efficient. They're also enticing because they consist of a bundle of assets (such as an index, sector, or commodity), so diversifying your portfolio is easy. You might have even seen them offered in your 401(k) or 529 college plan. <p><i>Exchange-Traded Funds For Dummies</i> is your primer on ETFs. It gives you an insider (the legal kind!) perspective on the investment process, starting with an overview of ETFs and how they differ from stocks and mutual funds. The book also helps you measure risk and add on to your portfolio, and offers advice on how to avoid the mistakes even professionals sometimes make. Throughout, you'll also find plenty of tips, tricks, and even sample portfolios to set you up on the right path for investment success. <p>With <i>Exchange-Traded Funds For Dummies,</i> you will: <ul> <li>Find out exactly what exchange-traded funds are and why they make good investments</li> <li>Mix and match stock portfolios to diversify yours</li> <li>Go beyond stocks for maximum diversification: bonds, real estate, and commodity ETFs</li> <li>Maintain your portfolio for future growth</li> </ul> <p>With the tricks of the trade in <i>Exchange-Traded Funds For Dummies,</i> you can easily apply the knowledge you gain to turn good investments into great ones. Happy earning!

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Penny Stocks For Dummies

Published 10-12-2021

<p><b>Want big returns? Look at small stocks!&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Penny stocks are low-cost equities that often make large price moves, potentially leading to big gains&mdash;or losses&mdash;for investors.&nbsp;<i>Penny Stocks&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;will help you determine whether this wild ride is right for you. With this hands-on guide, you can grasp the basics, find smart investments, avoid scams, and look for big success, even if you&nbsp;only have pocket change to start out with.&nbsp;</p> <p>This latest edition takes you right into today&rsquo;s unique penny stock market.&nbsp;You&rsquo;ll&nbsp;learn how to read penny stock charts, evaluate the strength of small companies, recognize price manipulations, and&nbsp;use smart trading strategies to maximize your returns. Buying and selling penny stocks can be extremely lucrative&mdash;if you know exactly what&nbsp;you&rsquo;re&nbsp;doing. This book will make a penny trader out of you, so you can start making money for the future.&nbsp;(Heads up: you&rsquo;re going to need a bigger piggy bank!)&nbsp;</p> <p>With&nbsp;<i>Penny Stocks&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>, you will:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Find out whether penny stocks are a good fit for your investment goals, available capital, and risk tolerance&nbsp;</li> <li>Do your due diligence and learn how to research potential penny stock investments&nbsp;</li> <li>Use fundamental analysis, financial ratios, and penny-specific technical analysis to identify winning bets&nbsp;</li> <li>Uncover expert tips that will boost your results and help prevent big losses&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><i>Penny Stocks&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;will give you&nbsp;the&nbsp;knowledge and&nbsp;confidence&nbsp;you need&nbsp;to get in on the ground floor&nbsp;and discover those hidden gems for high rewards.&nbsp;</p>

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Options Trading For Dummies

Published 09-28-2021

<p><b>When it comes to boosting your portfolio,&nbsp;you&rsquo;ve&nbsp;got options!&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Looking for a new way to flex your investing muscle? Look no further!&nbsp;<i>&nbsp;Options Trading For&nbsp;Dummies&nbsp;</i>offers trusted guidance for anyone ready to jump into the versatile, rewarding world of stock options. And just what are your options&nbsp;options? This book breaks down the most common types of options&nbsp;contracts, helping you select the right strategy for your needs. Learn all about the risk-reward structure of options trading and reduce your risk through smart mixing and matching.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Today&rsquo;s markets are more topsy turvy than ever before, but there is also more potential for everyday investors like you to profit, regardless of economic conditions. Options are great for broadening your retirement portfolio or earning a little extra scratch through shorter-term positions.&nbsp;<i>&nbsp;Options Trading For&nbsp;Dummies&nbsp;</i>is your plain-English resource for learning&nbsp;how!&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Demystify the world of options&nbsp;contracts&nbsp;and how to trade them, including index, equity, and ETF options&nbsp;</li> <li>Use technical analysis to create a solid trading strategy that limits your risk&nbsp;</li> <li>Protect your assets and avoid the pitfalls common to first-time options traders&nbsp;</li> <li>Learn about covered calls, butterfly positions, and other&nbsp;techniques that can enhance your gains&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Thinking of trading options, but not sure where to start?&nbsp;This latest edition of&nbsp;<i>Options Trading For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;provides you with&nbsp;step-by-step advice&nbsp;for boosting your income under today&rsquo;s market conditions.&nbsp;</p>

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Investing in Cannabis For Dummies

Published 02-03-2021

<p><b>Invest in one of the most exciting and booming industries available today</b></p> <p><i>Investing in Cannabis For Dummies</i> takes readers on an illuminating and whirlwind tour of the legal cannabis investment industry. &nbsp;Written by a renowned expert in the world of cannabis, Steve Gormley (also known as the Cannabis Viking), this book provides an in-depth look at all aspects of publicly traded stocks (nationally and internationally) in the cannabis industry for medical or recreational use.</p> <p>This book covers crucial topics for a firm understanding of investing in the cannabis industry, including:</p> <ul> <li>How to evaluate the strength of a cannabis company</li> <li>The differences between investing in public and private companies</li> <li>Investing in different cannabis silos - from cultivation, oils, and edibles, to technology</li> <li>Avoiding common scams and traps</li> <li>Trading strategy tips</li> </ul> <p><i>Investing in Cannabis for Dummies</i> is perfect for those who want to get in near the ground floor of an industry experiencing a massive expansion due to cannabis legalization around North America, Canada, and around the globe.</p>

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Investing in Gold & Silver For Dummies

Published 12-03-2020

<p><b>Diversify your portfolio with gold and silver</b></p> <p>Investing and trading in gold and silver is always a sound idea&mdash;and that goes double in a time of unusual market fluctuation. As people look for safe places to diversify their investment risk, you&rsquo;ll likely see the value of your investment go up where other stocks are vulnerable. Gold and silver saw increases in value of 16% and 15% respectively in 2019&mdash;putting them among the top ten most desirable commodities out there&mdash;and are projected to experience even more of a bear market as the dollar wobbles in an uncertain post-COVID world. This year, 2020, gold and silver are set up to have their best year of price appreciation over the past 40+ years.</p> <p>Written in an easy-to-follow, no-jargon style by CFP and bestselling author, Paul Mladjenovic, <i>Investing in Gold &amp; Silver For Dummies </i>explains the different complex processes and vehicles for buying gold and silver. You&rsquo;ll find out the best ways to add these to your portfolio, how to balance risk and reward, and how to adapt time-tested investing plans and strategies to your goals.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Identify your goals and form a plan</li> <li>Buy gold and silver safely to diversify your portfolio</li> <li>Use ETFs and options to profit from market ups and downs</li> <li>Understand when a gold and silver investment is legitimate</li> <li>Use technical analysis to time your market entries</li> </ul> <p>Whatever your current familiarity with gold and silver, this book gives you the extra expert knowledge you need navigate your gold and silver investment portfolio safely through a bear or bull market.</p>

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Day Trading For Canadians For Dummies

Published 12-03-2020

<p><b>Purchase&nbsp;</b><b>the power to trade smart&nbsp;</b>&nbsp;</p> <p>Knowledge is power&nbsp;in any endeavor,&nbsp;and&nbsp;in the quick-action world of day trading&mdash;with&nbsp;roller-coaster&nbsp;markets, trade wars, and new tax laws&nbsp;inflating&nbsp;both opportunity and risk&mdash;being&nbsp;expertly&nbsp;informed is what gives&nbsp;you&nbsp;the power to trade&nbsp;fast&nbsp;with a cool head. The fully updated new edition of&nbsp;<i>Day Trading&nbsp;For&nbsp;Canadians For Dummies</i>&mdash;the first in almost a&nbsp;decade&mdash;gives you that knowledge, taking you from the basic machinery of short-term markets to building and sticking to a&nbsp;plan&nbsp;of&nbsp;action&nbsp;that keeps your bottom line sitting pretty.&nbsp;</p> <p>In an easy-to-follow, no-jargon style, award-winning business journalist Bryan&nbsp;Borzykowski&nbsp;provides a complete course in day&nbsp;trading. He covers the&nbsp;basics&mdash;such as raising capital and protecting one&rsquo;s principal&nbsp;investments&mdash;as well as&nbsp;specialized skills and knowledge,&nbsp;including risk-management strategies&nbsp;and&nbsp;ways&nbsp;to keep your emotions in check when you&rsquo;re plugged into&nbsp;an overheating&nbsp;market.&nbsp;You&rsquo;ll also find sample trading plans&nbsp;and important&nbsp;Canada-specific information, such as the best online brokerage firms, useful local resources, and an overview of the unique tax issues faced by Canadian traders.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul style="margin-bottom: 0in; font-size: medium; margin-top: 0in; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;" type="disc"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Evaluate strategy and performance&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Read market indicators&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Know your crypto&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Get your options&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>For&nbsp;day&nbsp;traders, every second counts:&nbsp;With the help of&nbsp;<i>Day Trading&nbsp;For&nbsp;Canadians For Dummies,&nbsp;</i>you&rsquo;ll&nbsp;know&nbsp;where you want to be&nbsp;and how to get there&mdash;and how&nbsp;best&nbsp;to profit&mdash;fast.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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