Wall Street Lingo: Thousands of Investment Terms Explained Simply

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Atlantic Publishing Group, 2007 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Finally, a finance dictionary compiled with the individual investor in mind. Wall Street Lingo does more than define the terms your stockbroker, the Wall Street Journal and CNBC pitch at you it explains them in a way that traditional dictionaries cant. Where other dictionaries start at A and end at Z, Wall Street Lingo is organized in chapters, by subject. It begins where you begin with a topic that has piqued your curiosity and ends only when your curiosity has been satisfied.

Have you ever wondered about the difference between CPI and PPI? In other dictionaries, you ll find the definitions 200 pages apart. Wall Street Lingo brings them together in the chapter Economics for Investors. EBITDA. Gross Profit. Net Profit. Shareholders Equity. You could waste precious time searching for explanations to help you analyze a company s financial condition. Or you can open Wall Street Lingo to the chapter Decoding Financial Statements.

If you think technical analysis is only for the pros, flip to the chapter Technically Speaking for dozens of plain English translation to stock chart terms like Bollinger bands, MACD, Elliott wave theory and Bearish Divergence. It might change your mind. Whether youre an experienced investor or are exploring the market for the first time, youll appreciate the easy-reading style and unique structure of this innovative investment tool.

  • Over 1,000 terms individual investors need to know and understand for profitable investing
  • Definitions organized by topic
  • Fully indexed and cross-referenced
  • Exhaustive list of commonly used acronyms
  • Helpful resources, complete with websites


Wall Street Lingo is an essential reference that translates the jargon used on Wall Street into direct, easy to understand, Main Street language and organizes it the way you use it.

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Contents

Foreword
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Market Mechanics
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Whos
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