Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor
Wall Street Words is an essential guide to the words spoken on “the Street.” This updated edition has 4,500 entries — more than 700 of them newly added to reflect key developments in national and world markets — and covers everything from investment fundamentals to the sophisticated terminology of contemporary finance. More than 100 case studies illustrating real-world investment examples plus 50 insightful tips from industry professionals make this new edition the most comprehensive and useful reference for today’s investor.
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