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CNBC creating wealth : an investor's guide to decoding the market
O'Connell, Brian, 1959-
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Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley, [2001]

Physical Description:
vii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes index.
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Table of Contents
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Demystify investing and maximize your wealth-with guidance from the world′s most trusted financial news network

From CNBC, the global leader of financial news, comes the most user-friendly, approachable guide to simplifying the often confusing world of finance and investing. CNBC Creating Wealth offers a complete and comprehensive introduction to world markets and shows readers how to use the information and tools currently available for maximum wealth-building. Using the hallmark CNBC approach-demystifying complex and confusing market terminology through lucid language and instructions-this accessible primer helps readers make smarter investment choices, and stay successful and secure even in volatile markets. CNBC Creating Wealth covers:

The inside story of the stock market and creating a long-term investment portfolio Strategies for the most profitable investment areas, including stocks, bonds, and mutual funds Online tools, including research, brokers, and access to data about financial markets around the world

Author Notes

Brian O'Connell is an experienced business journalist. He has written on investment and other topics for a variety of publications, including, the Boston Herald, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Dow Jones Investment Advisor

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1 Revenge of the Small Investorp. 5
Chapter 2 Inside the Money Pits: How the Stock Markets Workp. 23
Chapter 3 Maximizing Your Stock Investmentsp. 55
Chapter 4 Leveraging the Bond Marketp. 93
Chapter 5 Making Mutual Funds Work for Youp. 121
Chapter 6 Have Portfolio, Will Travel: Creating Wealth in Foreign Marketsp. 157
Chapter 7 Be Your Own Research Analystp. 189
Chapter 8 Technical Analysis and Volatility: A Primerp. 215
Chapter 9 Asset Allocation Strategiesp. 235
Chapter 10 Web Savvy: Using the Internet to Trade and Track Your Portfoliop. 259
Chapter 11 Resources, Tips, and Places to Gop. 295
Appendix CNBC and Resourcesp. 317
Glossaryp. 321
Indexp. 329