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Title:
Everyone's money book on stocks, bonds, and mutual funds
Author:
Goodman, Jordan Elliot.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago : Dearborn Trade Pub., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xiv, 187 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Stock basics -- Picking winning stocks -- Beyond the blue chips : investing in ipos, foreign stocks, socially responsible stocks, and index shares -- Buying stocks without a broker -- Using your computer and other resources to pick your portfolio -- Mutual fund basics -- Choosing the best fund for you -- Buying and following your stock mutual fund -- Bond basics -- Choosing the best type of bond for you.
ISBN:
9780793153794
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Everyone wants money, says radio and television commentator Goodman, preferably without working for it. He offers tips on building a successful investment portfolio, and so achieving the freedom to lead a vibrant and fulfilling life. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).


Author Notes

Jordan E. Goodman is a weekly contributor to Public Radio International's Marketplace in the Morning and appears frequently as a personal finance commentator on NBC, MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, and Fox television. He also is a frequent guest on radio call-in shows around the country. On the editorial staff of Money magazine for 18 years, where he served as Wall Street correspondent, Goodman was also a weekly financial analyst on NBC News at Sunrise for 9 years and a daily financial commentator on the Mutual Broadcasting Network for 8 years


Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. v
Introductionp. vii
Part 1 Investing in Stocksp. 1
1. Stock Basicsp. 1
2. Picking Winning Stocksp. 17
3. Beyond the Blue Chipsp. 43
4. Buying Stocks without a Brokerp. 49
5. Using Your Computer and Other Resources to Pick Your Portfoliop. 54
Part 2 Investing in Mutual Fundsp. 87
6. Mutual Fund Basicsp. 87
7. Choosing the Best Fund for Youp. 97
8. Buying Your Stock Mutual Fundp. 108
Part 3 Investing in Bondsp. 118
9. Bond Basicsp. 118
10. Choosing the Best Type of Bond for Youp. 136
Glossaryp. 171
Indexp. 183