The First Book of Investing: The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Building Wealth Safely

The First Book of Investing: The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Building Wealth Safely

by Samuel Case

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Overview

The First Book of Investing: The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Building Wealth Safely by Samuel Case

Everything the beginner needs to know about investing is covered in this reader-friendly, comprehensive guide to stocks, bonds, real estate, futures, and even rare coins. Updated with the latest information about online investing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761521334
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/01/1999
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.53(w) x 8.47(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Samuel Case is an investment adviser and business writer with more than twenty-five years of investment experience. He is the author of The First Book of Small Stock Investing and The Socially Responsible Guide to Smart Investing (both from Prima). He resides in Fairfax, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Part 1: An Overview for Beginners
1. The World of Investment
2. Dealing with Money Consciously
3. Personal Finance
4. The Stock Market
5. Buying and Selling Stocks
6. Mutual Funds
7. Fixed-Income Investments
8. Finding and Interpreting Financial Information
9. Financial Advisers
10. Real Estate: Owning a Home
11. Real Estate As an Investment
Part 2: Intermediate Investing
12. Socially Responsible Investing
13. International Investing
14. The Model Portfolio
15. Building a Successful Portfolio
16. Individual Portfolios
17. Retirement
18. Going Further with Stocks
19. Buying Methods
20. Bad Times
21. Bonds
22. Investing Online
Part 3: High-Risk Investing
23. Investing in Yourself: Starting Your Own Business by John Case
24. Caveat Emptor: Let the Buyer Beware
25. Precious Metals, Rare Coins, and Other Collectibles
26. Futures
27. Options
28. Starting to Invest
Appendix A: The Model Portfolio
Appendix B: Fractions into Decimals
Appendix C: Total Returns: 1925 to 1994
Appendix D: Compound Interest
Index

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