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Getting Started in Stock Investing and Trading

By Michael C Thomsett

An up-to-date guide to the complex world of equities

Getting Started in Stock Investing and Trading walks investors and traders through the essential information they need to know before they decide what kind of participant they want to be in equities. The book is filled with the key strategies and tools and offers a comprehensive guide for those entering this marketplace. The author does not argue that one method is better or more appropriate than another. Rather, he reveals the various methods and lets investors decide for themselves. The book covers investment risks, value investing, market strategies, trading methods such as day and swing trading, technical indicators, and diversifying your portfolio, and

  • Offers a thorough overview of strategies and tools that investors need to profit from the volatile equities markets
  • Provides examples, charts, and timely additions that reflect recent changes in the equities markets

Other titles by Thomsett: Getting Started in Bonds and eight editions of Getting Started in Options. This book is another title in The Getting Started series, which makes complex issues easy to understand.

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Format: Book
Author: Thomsett, Michael C
Summary: "Getting Started in Stock Investing and Trading takes beginning investors and traders through the essential information they need to know before they decide what kind of participant to be in the equities market. The book explains the risks, benefits, features and definitions of both investing and trading. The sequence of chapters in parts I and II of the book are similar in the sense that they address the same topics but for different audiences (investors versus traders). Part III includes topics applicable to both investors and traders"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Getting started in stock investing and trading / Michael C. Thomsett.
Publisher Date: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2011.
Subject: Stocks -- United States Investments -- United States
Isbn: 9780470880777 (pbk.) 0470880775 (pbk.)
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Call Number: 332.6322 Tho
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Bib Id: 353574

Format: Book
Author: Thomsett, Michael C.
Summary: "Getting Started in Stock Investing and Trading takes beginning investors and traders through the essential information they need to know before they decide what kind of participant to be in the equities market. The book explains the risks, benefits, features and definitions of both investing and trading. The sequence of chapters in parts I and II of the book are similar in the sense that they address the same topics but for different audiences (investors versus traders). Part III includes topics applicable to both investors and traders"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Getting started in stock investing and trading / Michael C. Thomsett.
Publisher, Date: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2011.
Description: viii, 232 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
Series: Getting started in ; 89
Series: Getting started in ; 89.
Subjects: Stocks -- United States
Subjects: Investments -- United States
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: About the Author. -- Introduction: The Potential of the Stock Market. -- Part I: Investing. -- Chapter 1: Investment Risks. -- Chapter 2: Value Investment. -- Chapter 3: Market Strategies. -- Chapter 4: Fundamental Analysis. -- Chapter 5: Alternatives: Stocks or Mutual Funds. -- Part II: Trading. -- Chapter 6:Trading Risks. -- Chapter 7: Trading Methods--Day and Swing Trading. -- Chapter 8: Charting Tools and Interpretation. -- Chapter 9: Essential Technical Indicators. -- Chapter 10: Technical Analysis, Dow Theory and Practice. -- Part III: Combining Investing and Trading. -- Chapter 11: The Contrarian Approach to Trading. -- Chapter 12: Mixing Speculation and Investing. -- Chapter 13: Options to Leverage and Manage Your Portfolio. -- Chapter 14: Your Sensible Approach to the Market. -- Glossary. -- Index.
LCCN: 2010028573
ISBN: 9780470880777 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0470880775 (pbk.)
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Call Number: 332.6322 Tho