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Investing For Dummies

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2002

    Introduction to investing

    Tyson's book on investing presents useful information and covers just about all of the basic categories. This is a good place to begin learning about various investments. However, the book does not provide sufficiently detailed information for a anyone to become an active participant in some specific investment areas, and additional education is required for them. One serious omission is the lack of coverage about stock options. As a remedy, I recommend either THE SHORT BOOK ON OPTIONS (Wolfinger) or Options as a Strategic Investment (Macmillan).

    11 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 5, 2010

    Good read for the "dummy"

    If you want to invest but are not sure what or how...this is a book for you. I knew what stocks, shares and bonds were but I did not know how to research them. This book goes over all the nuances of stocks and bonds. Ever wonder what all the symbols and letters mean that are next to a stock when you look at them in the business section of a newspaper? This book explains that and more. It also gives good advice on how to maximize returns. There are also sections on investing in real estate and small business. I have enough knowledge now that I can go research companies and purchase stocks that will earn returns for years. This book also goes over mutual funds, retirement funds and ETF's. Lots of knowledge to tap here to get started on building a protfolio.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2012

    Good starter book

    Great advice for the beginner, very easy to understand and, more importantly, start applying right away. My only gripe is the lack of a worksheet or guide to walk through my individual finances, but there are plenty of those online.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2012

    I found this book very useful. Normally when I go online to moni

    I found this book very useful. Normally when I go online to monitor or change my portfolio I would have this feeling of being overwhelmed and afraid of making a serious mistake. This book has given me that "I can do this" feeling of confidence.


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