The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Investing in Stocks

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  • Copyright: 2006-03-07
  • Publisher: Alpha
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You're no idiot, of course. You know your money would be better off in the stock market than in that low-interest savings account. But with so many stocks to choose from and so much information to digest, you just can't seem to find the time to get started in the equities market.

Author Biography

Theresa Hamacher, CFA, is the former chief investment officer for Pioneer Investment Management USA in Boston, Massachusetts.
Randy Burgess is a professional writer and co-author of The Pocket Idiot-'s Guide to Texas Hold-'em.
Carl Baldassarre is the author of scores of articles, presentations, and essays on financial topics for clients including Fidelity Investments, UBS, Merrill Lynch, and Prudential Financial.

Table of Contents

Why Stocks?p. 1
Fasten Your Seatbeltp. 21
Investment Basicsp. 43
Choosing a Brokerp. 63
Planning Your Portfoliop. 81
Investment Stylesp. 101
Doing Your Research Rightp. 123
When to Buyp. 141
When to Sellp. 169
Taking Stockp. 187
Stock Investing Terminologyp. 201
Further Resourcesp. 209
Indexp. 219
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