Finance and Investment Handbook

Finance and Investment Handbook

by John Downes, Jordan Elliot Goodman
     
 

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The newest edition of this comprehensive directory and reference book for investors includes a 5,000-term financial dictionary, an analysis of 30 key investment opportunities in today’s uncertain financial market, explanations for laymen on how to read corporate reports and interpret financial news, and an up-to-date directory of 600 publicly traded

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The newest edition of this comprehensive directory and reference book for investors includes a 5,000-term financial dictionary, an analysis of 30 key investment opportunities in today’s uncertain financial market, explanations for laymen on how to read corporate reports and interpret financial news, and an up-to-date directory of 600 publicly traded corporations in the United States and Canada. Readers will also find the names and addresses of all brokerage and mutual funds firms, banks, savings and loan companies, insurance companies, federal and state regulators, and major investment publications. Here is an all-inclusive financial reference volume that belongs on the bookshelf of every serious investor, both professional and private.

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New edition of a guide first published in 1986 discusses how to invest money, read an annual report, and read the financial pages of journals and newspapers. An extensive reference section of 600-plus pages covers major financial institutions, sources of information and assistance, mutual funds, futures and options contracts, historical 20th-century data on the ups and downs of the financial market, and publicly traded companies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764155543
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/15/2003
Edition description:
6TH
Pages:
1400
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.36(h) x 2.35(d)

Meet the Author


John Downes is editor of the investment newsletter Beating the Dow, and a financial consultant and writer whose career encompasses banking, corporate and public finance, and investor relations.

Jordan Eliot Goodman is a financial analyst and commentator who appears frequently on TV. For many years he was Wall Street correspondent for Money magazine.

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