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Getting started in emerging markets
Poillon, Christopher, 1965-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley, [2000]

Physical Description:
xi, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
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HG5993 .R69 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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How every investor can seize the huge potential of overseas emerging markets

This book offers a clear roadmap to navigating emerging markets. In clear terms every investor can understand, it explains what an emerging market is, why investors should invest in them, and what the risks are in particular markets, including Latin America, East Asia, and China. The book offers a systematic process that can be easily followed for successful investing in emerging markets.

Author Notes

Christopher Poillon is a management consultant to international companies in Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Chapter 1 Why You Should Invest in Emerging Marketsp. 1
They Didn't Teach This Stuff in Business School!p. 1
Safety Through Diversificationp. 5
Buy Low, Sell Highp. 7
You Can Make a Lot of Moneyp. 16
Chapter 2 The Players: The Emerging Market Index Fundsp. 19
What Is a Fund, Anyway?p. 19
The Country Fundsp. 23
The Asian Marketsp. 26
Australiap. 27
Chinap. 30
Hong Kongp. 33
Indiap. 37
Indonesiap. 41
Japanp. 45
Koreap. 49
Malaysiap. 53
Pakistanp. 56
Philippinesp. 59
Singaporep. 62
Taiwanp. 65
Thailandp. 68
Vietnamp. 72
The South American Marketsp. 76
Argentinap. 77
Brazilp. 81
Chilep. 85
Mexicop. 89
Africa and the Middle East Marketsp. 92
Israelp. 93
South Africap. 96
"Developing" European Marketsp. 99
Portugalp. 100
Russiap. 103
Spainp. 107
Turkeyp. 110
Chapter 3 A New Toy: Investment Softwarep. 113
Time to Get Busyp. 113
Softwarep. 114
Nonprofessional Toolsp. 119
Professional Toolsp. 126
Financial Data Optionsp. 128
Chapter 4 Basic Stock Analysisp. 131
In the Beginningp. 131
Chartp. 132
Technical and Fundamental Analysisp. 135
Generic Indicatorsp. 137
Technical Indicatorsp. 141
Fundamental Indicatorsp. 152
Chapter 5 Investment Strategies and Other Important Stuffp. 155
Ready, Set, Go!p. 155
Your First Stepsp. 157
Basic Time Strategiesp. 161
Chapter 6 Online Brokers: Taking Controlp. 173
It's So Easy!p. 173
Selecting a Brokerp. 175
Taking a Closer Lookp. 177
Online Broker Reviewp. 179
Buying and Sellingp. 184
That's All, Folks!p. 189
Glossaryp. 191
Indexp. 199