Investing For Dummies

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-08-30
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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This new edition covers all aspects of investing, including how to develop and manage a portfolio; invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate; open a small business; and understand the critical tax implications of one's investing decisions. Updated and revised content includes, expanded and updated coverage on investing resources, retirement planning, tax laws, investment options, and the real estate market.

Author Biography

Eric Tyson, MBA, is an internationally acclaimed and bestselling personal finance author, lecturer, and adviser. He is dedicated to teaching people to manage their money better and to successfully direct their own investments.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Investing Fundamentalsp. 7
Exploring Your Investment Choicesp. 9
Weighing Risks and Returnsp. 23
Getting Your Financial House in Order before You Investp. 45
Stocks, Bonds, and Wall Streetp. 69
The Workings of Stock and Bond Marketsp. 71
Building Wealth with Stocksp. 81
Investigating and Purchasing Individual Stocksp. 109
Exploring Bonds and Other Lending Investmentsp. 131
Mastering Mutual Fundsp. 153
Choosing a Brokerage Firmp. 187
Growing Wealth with Real Estatep. 195
Investing in a Homep. 197
Investing in Real Estatep. 213
Real Estate Financing and Deal Makingp. 241
Savoring Small Businessp. 265
Assessing Your Appetite for Small Businessp. 267
Starting and Running a Small Businessp. 289
Purchasing a Small Businessp. 313
Investing Resourcesp. 331
Selecting Investing Resources Wiselyp. 333
Perusing Periodicals, Radio, and Televisionp. 341
Selecting the Best Investment Booksp. 349
Investigating Internet and Software Resourcesp. 359
The Part of Tensp. 371
Ten Investing Obstacles to Conquerp. 373
Ten Things to Consider When Weighing an Investment Salep. 381
Ten Tips for Investing in a Down Marketp. 387
Indexp. 393
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