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Title:
The Irwin guide to using The Wall Street journal
Author:
Lehmann, Michael B.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Sixth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
x, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Title Subject:
Added Corporate Author:
Added Uniform Title:
Wall Street journal.
ISBN:
9780071346498
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A tool for understanding The Wall Street Journal, this guide shows readers how to use this source to make informed business and investment decisions. This new edition is revised to include a new design, all new examples, expanded definitions, and updated appendices, while retaining the structure of the other editions.


Author Notes

Michael B. Lehmann is a professor of Economics at the University of San Francisco. Professor Lehmann received his Ph.D. from Cornell University.


Table of Contents

Part I The Big Picture: The Economic Climate and the Investment Outlookp. 1
1 Introductionp. 2
2 The Business Cyclep. 12
3 Stocksp. 20
4 Output, Efficiency, and Costsp. 32
5 Business Capital Expendituresp. 66
6 Inventoriesp. 74
7 The Postwar Business Cycle: The Role of Consumer Demandp. 81
8 The Federal Reserve System: Monetary Policy and Interest Ratesp. 122
9 Federal Fiscal Policyp. 154
10 U.S. International Transactionsp. 176
11 Leading Economic Indicatorsp. 200
12 Old Economy and New Economy: Summary and Prospectp. 206
Part II Your Choice of Investmentsp. 209
13 The Stock Marketp. 210
14 Commodities and Precious Metalsp. 287
15 Long-Term Interest Ratesp. 305
16 Money-Market Investmentsp. 333
Appendix A Statistical Series Published in the Wall Street Journal in Alphabetical Orderp. 359
Appendix B Statistical Series Published in the Wall Street Journal in Chapter Orderp. 364
Appendix C Listing of Statistical Series According to the Wall Street Journal Publication Schedulep. 369

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