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The Intelligent Guide to Stock Market Investment / Edition 1
     

The Intelligent Guide to Stock Market Investment / Edition 1

by Kevin Keasey, Robert Hudson, Kevin Littler
 

ISBN-10: 0471985813

ISBN-13: 9780471985815

Pub. Date: 01/04/1999

Publisher: Wiley

'The Intelligent Guide to Stock Market Investment is a welcome initiative to help explain the stock market and the important role it can play in people's long term investment plans. This book is particularly valuable at a time when everyone is being encouraged to take more responsibility for their financial future and it is more important than ever to be better

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'The Intelligent Guide to Stock Market Investment is a welcome initiative to help explain the stock market and the important role it can play in people's long term investment plans. This book is particularly valuable at a time when everyone is being encouraged to take more responsibility for their financial future and it is more important than ever to be better informed when making investment decisions.' The London Stock Exchange '. an excellent text . highly interesting and entertaining . subtle, sophisticated and rigorous . In short, even for the successful stock market investor, the percentage returns from buying this book are likely to make it one of the best investments in his/her portfolio!' Professor Robert Watson, Strathclyde Graduate Business School The Intelligent Guide to Stock Market Investment This comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of stock market investment explains in a clear accessible style the techniques, risks and potential rewards of stock market investment. Written by a leading team of financial researchers, it provides the reader with a sophisticated synthesis of current investment knowledge, drawn both from the latest academic research and the professional investment world. Avoiding simplistic and unrealistic formulae to success, this book gives a balanced assessment of the various approaches to investment and thorough understanding of the way in which the stock market works that will enable readers to take control of their own financial future. The International Institute of Banking and Financial Services specialises in world class research and postgraduate education for the whole of the financial services sector.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471985815
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/04/1999
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.61(w) x 6.69(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

THE MYTHS AND REALITIES OF STOCK MARKET INVESTMENT.

The Attractions of Equity Investment.

The History of the Stock Market.

THE BASIC FACTS.

Shares and Events.

Alternative Investments.

The Analysis of Company Accounts.

ACADEMIC PERSPECTIVES ON MARKET BEHAVIOUR.

Statistics and the Scientific Approach.

Economics and Market Rationality.

CLASSICAL APPROACHES TO INVESTMENT.

Market Traders and Technical Analysis.

Top Down Investment.

Fundamental Analysis.

INVESTMENT GURUS AND AUTHORS.

Technical Investors and Traders.

Top Down Investment Gurus.

Fundamental Analysis Gurus.

INVESTMENT GUIDELINES.

Personal Financial Planning.

Stock Market Advice to the Reader.

The Practicalities of Dealing in Shares.

Conclusions.

References.

Glossary.

Index.

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