Finance and Investment Handbook

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Barron's, 2003 - Business & Economics - 1220 pages
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Previous editions of this comprehensive reference book have been called arequired reading for students, investors, and writersa by" USA Today," and aa teeming reservoir of informationa by the" Oakland Tribune." Updated to reflect the 2006 investment climate, the new edition of Barronas" Finance and Investment Handbook" presents a financial dictionary of more than 5,000 terms, an analysis of many current investment opportunities, guidelines for non-experts on what to look for when reading corporate reports and financial news sources, an up-to-date directory of hundreds of publicly traded corporations in the United States and Canada, and a directory listing the names and addresses of brokerage houses, mutual funds families, banks, federal and state regulators, and other major financial institutions. Here in one big volume is indispensable information for planning and maintaining a healthy investment portfolio.

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Contents

Annuity
9
Collectibles
17
ExchangeTraded Funds
24
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

John Downes is editor of the investment newsletter Beating the Dow, and a financial consultant and writer whose career encompasses banking, corporate and public finance, and investor relations.

Jordan Eliot Goodman is a financial analyst and commentator who appears frequently on TV. For many years he was Wall Street correspondent for Money magazine.

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