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Title:
Online investing
Author:
Markman, Jon D., 1958-
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Redmond, Wash. : Microsoft Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xiii, 369 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780735611238
Format :
Book

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A guide to locating, researching, and trading stocks over the Internet explains how to use fundamental data, technical-analysis charting tools, financial statements, and analyst estimates to make sound investment decisions.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. IX
Preface to the Second Editionp. XI
Part I Building Model Portfolios
Chapter 1 Introduction to Model Portfoliosp. 3
Improving Your Oddsp. 4
Determining Success Factorsp. 4
The Yeartraderp. 5
Building Yeartrading Modelsp. 8
Chapter 2 Momentum Modelsp. 17
Understanding Momentum Stocksp. 19
Finding the Best Momentum Stocksp. 20
The Original Flare-Out Growth Modelp. 21
1999 Flare-Out Growth Screen: Quality Momentump. 26
2000 Flare-Out Growth Portfolio: Flame-Outp. 29
Creating the Screen in Stock Screenerp. 30
Chapter 3 Growth Investing Modelsp. 39
How to Build Large-Cap Growth Modelsp. 41
Redwood Growth: Bigger Is Betterp. 44
How to Build Defensive-Growth Modelsp. 49
MVP Growth--Most Valuable Playersp. 49
Chapter 4 Value Investing Modelsp. 55
Growth and Value: What's the Difference?p. 55
How to Build Value Stock Modelsp. 58
Chapter 5 Countingp. 69
Specialized Statsp. 70
HiMARQ Analysisp. 71
Identifying Patternsp. 72
Sector HiMARQsp. 80
Slugging Averagesp. 81
Buddy Systemp. 83
The Nicoski Momentum Oscillatorp. 86
Part II News and Commentary
Chapter 6 Web News Organizationsp. 91
The Nightly Roundp. 92
Touring Yahoo! Financep. 92
The Yahoo! Finance Home Pagep. 93
Today's Marketsp. 94
Internationalp. 98
Research and Educationp. 100
News and Editorialp. 103
Touring CBS Market Watchp. 105
Touring MSN MoneyCentral Investorp. 107
SuperModelsp. 107
Jubak's Journalp. 109
Strategy Labp. 109
Touring Briefing.comp. 111
Stock Analysisp. 111
Touring TheStreet.Comp. 114
Market Updatesp. 116
Commentaryp. 116
Conference Coveragep. 117
Mutual Fundsp. 117
Touring Other Sitesp. 118
Chapter 7 Newspapers and Magazines Onlinep. 121
Wall Street Journal (and Family)p. 122
Barron's Onlinep. 123
SmartMoney.comp. 125
New York Timesp. 127
Washington Postp. 128
Dallas Morning Newsp. 129
Los Angeles Timesp. 131
Forbesp. 131
Fortunep. 133
Other Notable Publicationsp. 134
Chapter 8 Newslettersp. 137
INVESToolsp. 139
Getting Startedp. 140
Take a Samplep. 140
Trading Marketsp. 141
The Financial Centerp. 142
One Favorite: Bedford and Associatesp. 143
Other Notable Newslettersp. 145
Part III Researching Investment Ideas Online
Chapter 9 Fundamental Analysisp. 149
What Does the Company Do?p. 150
Business.comp. 150
Hoover's Onlinep. 152
SEC Filingsp. 152
Press Releasesp. 154
How Much Does the Company Sell?p. 154
Revenuep. 154
How Much Does the Company Earn?p. 158
Types of Earningsp. 158
How Profitable Is the Company?p. 163
How Is the Company's Financial Health?p. 166
Debt/Equity Ratiop. 167
Current Ratiop. 168
Quick Ratiop. 170
Interest Coveragep. 170
Leverage Ratiop. 170
Book Valuep. 170
What's the Company's Return from Investments?p. 171
Return on Equityp. 172
Return on Assetsp. 173
How Efficient Is the Company's Management?p. 174
Income and Revenue per Employeep. 174
Inventory Turnoverp. 175
How Does a Company's Stock Price Compare with Its Earnings and Sales?p. 176
Price/Earnings Ratiop. 176
Price/Sales Ratiop. 184
Price/Book Ratiop. 184
Price-to-Cash Flow Ratiop. 185
Conclusionp. 186
Chapter 10 SEC Documentsp. 187
Retrieving the Forms Onlinep. 188
The Original EDGARp. 189
FreeEDGARp. 189
EDGAR Onlinep. 194
LionShares.comp. 197
EdgarScanp. 201
EDGAR on the Financial Portalsp. 204
Primer on the Formsp. 207
Forms 10-Q and 10-K--Quarterly and Annual Reportsp. 207
Proxiesp. 215
Form S-1--IPO Registrationp. 216
Forms 4 and 144--Insider Tradingp. 219
Chapter 11 Analyst Recommendationsp. 225
What Analysts Dop. 226
MSN MoneyCentralp. 227
Yahoo! Financep. 234
Zacks Investment Research, First Call, and I/B/E/Sp. 235
Where to Find Analysts' Reportsp. 237
Robertson Stephensp. 237
Gruntal and Co.p. 238
Bear Stearnsp. 239
SG Cowenp. 240
US Bancorp Piper Jaffrayp. 241
Merrill Lynchp. 241
Salomon Smith Barneyp. 242
Goldman Sachsp. 242
Multex.comp. 243
Discount Brokeragesp. 246
Chapter 12 Technical Analysis: Following and Forecasting Trendsp. 247
Charting Enginesp. 249
MSN MoneyCentralp. 249
StockCharts.comp. 253
BigChartsp. 258
Barchart.comp. 266
ClearStationp. 270
Other Sitesp. 274
Volume and Money Flowp. 275
The Source of Volumep. 277
Why Volume Worksp. 279
Chapter 13 Communityp. 281
Bulletin Boardsp. 283
Silicon Investorp. 283
Raging Bullp. 286
MSN MoneyCentralp. 288
ClearStationp. 291
The Motley Foolp. 293
Yahoo! Financep. 295
Other Message Boardsp. 296
Chat Roomsp. 299
Yahoo! Chatp. 299
MSN MoneyCentral Chatp. 300
Chapter 14 Optionsp. 301
Option Basicsp. 302
What Is an Option?p. 302
The Basic Strategiesp. 310
Advanced Strategiesp. 321
Part IV Managing Your Portfolio
Chapter 15 Buying and Trading Stocksp. 327
Choosing an Internet Brokerp. 329
Rating Servicesp. 329
Narrowing Downp. 332
Getting Startedp. 339
Advanced Online Trading--ECNsp. 340
Online Portfolio Managersp. 342
MSN MoneyCentralp. 342
ClearStationp. 347
Chapter 16 The 30-Minute Investorp. 349
Creating a Portfoliop. 350
Ideal Portfolio: 7 to 20 Namesp. 350
Setting Expectationsp. 351
Investing Online in 30 to 60 Minutes a Yearp. 352
Investing Online in 30 to 60 Minutes a Monthp. 354
Investing Online in 30 to 60 Minutes a Weekp. 354
Investing Online in 30 to 60 Minutes a Dayp. 355
Indexp. 357

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