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Author Little, Ken (Ken E.)

Title Teach yourself investing in 24 easy lessons / Ken Little.

Edition Second edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alpha Books, [2012]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  332.6 LIT    DUE 11-19-19
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  332.6 LIT    DUE 11-29-19
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  332.6 LIT    DUE 11-19-19
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Description xxii, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Previous edition published as: Macmillan teach yourself investing in 24 hours. Indianapolis, IN : Pearson Education Macmillan USA, c2000.
"Smart investing couldn't be easier!: get to know the basic tools of investing and how they work; learn to identify and use key investment numbers; review your full-service, discount, or online broker options; research and choose stocks to buy; understand how to use bonds in your portfolio; educate yourself to make wise mutual fund choices; review the pros and cons of exchange-traded funds; fine-tune your investment strategies; learn to allocate your assets"--P. [4] of cover.
Includes index.
Contents Chapter headings: Why you should invest -- Understanding the basics of investing -- The instruments of investing -- Understanding the numbers -- Finding (and making sense of) investing information -- Should you use a broker? -- Classifications of stocks -- Stock size matters -- Understanding and using bonds -- How mutual funds are classified -- Types of mutual funds -- Mutual fund objectives and strategies -- Exchange-traded funds -- Fine-tuning your investment strategies -- Evaluating risk and return -- Picking the right stock -- Picking the right bond -- Picking the right mutual fund -- Picking an exchange-traded fund -- Allocating your assets -- Conservative/low-cost investing -- Active investing -- Planning for retirement -- Putting it all together.
Subject Investments.
Added Author Little, Ken (Ken E.). Macmillan teach yourself investing in 24 hours.
Added Title Investing in 24 easy lessons.
ISBN 9781615641987
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