Financial Times Guide to How the Stock Market Really Works, The

Series
Financial Times
Author
Leo Gough  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
5
Language
English
Total pages
336
Pub.-date
August 2011
ISBN13
9780273743552
ISBN
0273743554
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The Financial Times Guide to How the Stock Market Really Works is an introduction to the complex world of the financial markets. Whether you are new to investing, or already have a share portfolio, this is an intelligent guidebook will guide you safely through the often confusing world of investing. Written especially for the ordinary investor, it will provide you with the key strategies you need to make money on the stock market.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

 

Introduction

Chapter 1 The ‘guerrilla investor’

Chapter 2. Shares

Chapter 3. Bonds

Chapter 4. Assessing companies - issues and opportunities

Chapter 5. Investment theories and strategies 

Chapter 6. Foreign exchange

Chapter 7. Derivatives

Chapter 8. Fraud and sharp practice

Chapter 9. Overseas investment

Chapter 10. Investing in other asset classes

Chapter 11.Thinking about retirement

Chapter 12. UK taxation

Chapter 13.An overview of the financial crisis

Chapter 14. Making investing part of your life

Appendix 1 – A little financial maths

Appendix 2 – Compound interest table

Further reading

Useful websites

Glossary

Index

Glossary

Index

 

 

 

Back Cover

‘Modern and thorough, it will answer the questions that investors (inexperienced or otherwise) might have.’ Securities and Investment Review

 

‘A really well organized and illuminating book – and on top of that, a thoroughly enjoyable read.’ Sir Anthony Jay, author of ‘Yes Minister’

 

‘Buy a copy of ‘How the Stock Market Really Works’. It neatly demolishes any pretentions City professionals might claim in “adding value”.’

Scotlandon Sunday

 

The Financial Times Guide to How the Stock Market Really Works is an introduction to the complex world of the financial markets. Whether you are new to investing, or already have a share portfolio, this is an intelligent guidebook to the often confusing world of investing. Written especially for the ordinary investor, it will provide you with the key strategies you need to make money on the stock market.

 

Now in its fifth edition, this bestselling bookincludes:

 

  • An overview of major financial instruments and how they can work for you
  • The best ways to avoid market pitfalls
  • Investment theories and strategies
  • How to interpret financial advice and information
  • An explanation of what goes on the stock markets, and who really makes the money
  • What financial crises mean for the private investor

Author

Leo Gough was the editor of two investment newsletters during the 1990’s, ‘The Zurich Club’ and ‘Taipan’ for Fleet Street Publications. Since 1997 he has spent much of his time in the Asia/Pacific region, working with banks, such as Citibank, and consultancy firms, such as AT Kearney. Currently Leo is working in management consultancy in the Middle East. He is the author of more than 20 books on personal finance and investment.