How Wall Street Works, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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With as little as $100, you can begin investing todayóbut first someone has to show you where to begin. HOW WALL STREET WORKS, SECOND EDITION, will tell you everything you need to knowóand give you more street smarts than 90% of today's "expert" investors! So if you have any stock, bond, or mutual fund questionsóany at allóorder David Scott's first-time investor's classicóand join millions of Americans on the satisfying road to comfort and financial security!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071341127
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 6/11/1999
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 0.67 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 5.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Ch. 1 What and Where Is Wall Street? 1
Ch. 2 What Is Stock? 15
Ch. 3 What Are Bonds? 38
Ch. 4 How Are Securities Traded on Wall Street? 67
Ch. 5 How Do Stock Exchanges Function? 88
Ch. 6 How Does the Over-the-Counter Market Work? 108
Ch. 7 What Financial Investments Other Than Stocks and Bonds Are Available on Wall Street? 122
Ch. 8 How Do I Locate a Good Broker and Open an Account? 143
Ch. 9 How Do I Interpret Financial Information? 167
Ch. 10 How Are Securities Valued? 193
Ch. 11 Should I Invest in a Mutual Fund? 211
Ch. 12 How Are Wall Street Investments Taxed? 239
Ch. 13 What Are the Risks of Investing in Wall Street? 261
Glossary 284
Index 295
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2000

    A great book for novice investors

    I found this book to be very useful. I recently started investing in the stock market and this book answered most of my questions in a way that I could understand. The author is able to explain complicated topics in an easy-to-understand way.

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