Getting Started in Stocks

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Wiley, Aug 4, 1997 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
Now completely revised and expanded!

THE bestselling guide to Getting Started in Stocks

Thinking of getting your feet wet in the stock market, but don'tknow where to begin? Perhaps you've already taken the plunge butwould like to know more about the stock and mutual fund investmentsyou've made? Tens of thousands of investors already know the placeto start is this best-selling guide by Alvin D. Hall, whose dynamicstyle of teaching investment professionals has earned him themoniker, the "Professor of Wall Street." Packed with new materialon mutual funds, dozens of new real-life examples, andup-to-the-minute information, this thoroughly updated edition willhelp you:
* Set clear financial goals
* Determine the level of risk you can afford to take
* Evaluate stocks and securities for risks and rewards
* Track market trends for solid, informed choices
* Use mutual funds to diversify and cut risk
* Determine the right proportion of stocks for your portfolio
* Fully exploit international market opportunities

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Contents

Acknowledgments
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Cſto 1
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Cſto 2
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About the author (1997)

ALVIN D. HALL is President of Alvin D. Hall Associates, Inc., a company that designs and conducts training seminars about the investment markets for domestic and international brokerage firms, banks, and regulatory authorities. For more than fifteen years, his engaging lectures have demystified the markets for thousands. A faculty member at the New York Institute of Finance, Hall was the featured presenter on the BBC's widely praised series Alvin Hall's Guide to Successful Investing.

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