Pocket investor

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Wiley, Nov 9, 1998 - Business & Economics - 215 pages
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The essentials of investing from A-to-ZFrom a brief definition of arbitrage to key facts about major stock markets, the Pocket Investor provides a wealth of crucial information—in a convenient, at-a-glance format. Designed to bring clarity to the complexities and jargon of the investment world, this indispensable new resource includes: Essays addressing specific aspects of investing, such as expected market returns and techniques for beating the markets An in-depth glossary of terms covering everything from accruals concept to yield-to-maturity Appendices providing information on stock market returns and performances, investment formulas, a list of accounting terminology, and recommended reading Written in the clear and lively style for which The Economist is known, the Pocket Investor is a must-have for anyone who needs an accessible and authoritative reference on investment basics.THE ECONOMIST, launched in 1843, is the most authoritative and influential international news and business magazine, and is widely read by top decision makers across the world.

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