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Take your Series 7 exam preparation to the next level
Knowing exactly what to study for any exam is daunting. There's so much information out there, how can you possibly know what will be on the test? Series 7 Exam For Dummies, 3rd Edition with Online Practice Tests is a critical reference if you're prepping for your Series 7 examination. Packed with the latest information associated with this test, as well as proven test-taking strategies that are focused on maximizing your score, this easy-to-use and comprehensive text has been updated to support you in your test taking preparations.
The Series 7 exam is no joke — with 250 questions administered in two three-hour blocks, this test is certainly a challenge. Studying for your Series 7 can be intimidating, but with the proper preparation you'll be able to enter the exam room with confidence.
- Put your knowledge to the test with two full-length practices tests and answers, which include full explanations to improve your understanding of the content
- Access an additional full-length practice test and other study tools online
- Leverage proven strategies and tips that will guide you in honing your test-taking skills
- Build up the confidence you need to enter the exam with self-assurance and start your career as a licensed broker on the right foot
Series 7 Exam For Dummies, 3rd Edition with Online Practice Tests is a fundamental resource that guides you through your preparations for the Series 7 exam.
About the Author
Steven M. Rice earned an exceptionally high score on the Series 7 exam and soon began tutoring others in the broker dealership where he worked as a stockbroker. He developed and designed the online Empire Stockbroker Training Institute and has coauthored a complete library of securities training manuals.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with the Series 7 Exam 5
Chapter 1: So You Want to Sell Securities: Introducing the Series 7 Exam 7
Chapter 2: Preparing for the Series 7 Exam 19
Chapter 3: Examining and Mastering Question Types 31
Chapter 4: Surviving Test Day 43
Part II: Mastering Basic Security Investments 49
Chapter 5: Underwriting Securities 51
Chapter 6: Corporate Ownership: Equity Securities 63
Chapter 7: Debt Securities: Corporate and U.S. Government Loans 75
Chapter 8: Municipal Bonds: Local Government Securities 95
Part III: Delving Deeper: Security Investments with a Twist 111
Chapter 9: Borrowing Money and Securities: The Long and Short of Margin Accounts 113
Chapter 10: Delivering Diversification with Packaged Securities 131
Chapter 11: Working with Direct Participation Programs 145
Chapter 12: Options: The Right to Buy or Sell at a Fixed Price 155
Part IV: Playing Nicely: Serving Your Customers and Following the Rules 185
Chapter 13: Doing a Little Market Research: Portfolio and Securities Analysis 187
Chapter 14: Going to Market: Orders and Trades 205
Chapter 15: Making Sure the IRS Gets Its Share 219
Chapter 16: No Fooling Around: Rules and Regulations 231
Part V: Putting Your Knowledge to Good Use: A Practice Exam 253
Chapter 17: Bring It On: Practice Exam Part I 255
Chapter 18: Answers and Explanations to Practice Exam Part I 275
Chapter 19: Nothing but Net: Practice Exam Part II 295
Chapter 20: Answers and Explanations to Practice Exam Part II 313
Part VI: The Part of Tens 331
Chapter 21: Ten Series 7 Exam Traps to Avoid 333
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Start Your Career Off Right 337
Appendix: Memorizing Important Figures and Formulas 341
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Simplistic and easy to understand hard, important content & concepts for the Series 7 exam. There was a great chapter on Options, which is what helped me pass my exam! Highly recommended to anyone new to the Securities Industry.