Financial Markets for the Rest of Us: An Easy Guide to Money, Bonds, Futures, Stocks, Options, and Mutual Funds

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iUniverse, Nov 9, 2001 - Bonds - 440 pages
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"Financial Markets For The Rest Of Us" is a reference and tutorial covering various financial markets in the USA and the rest of the world. The book comprises five major chapters covering the concepts of money, bonds, futures, stocks, and options.

It cleverly illustrates the operation and interdependencies of these various markets, while keeping the language simple for everyone to follow. Numerous examples and references help the reader grasp the concepts with ease and stay interested. Beginner and intermediate-level investors will find this book an indispensable tool to learn about the financial markets and sharpen their financial knowledge and skills.

This book is also an excellent financial markets reference for everyone. If you have ever wondered about how the financial markets operate, or you have ever felt overwhelmed by the complexities of the financial markets, this book is for you.


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Robert Hashemian is an Internet and database software engineer living in Connecticut. He holds a B.S. in computer science and engineering from the University of Connecticut (UCONN) and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

He became actively involved in trading stocks in 1995 and after a number of costly mistakes went on to educate himself in the world of money and markets. While Web programming and development is his chief passion, he has great interest in the financial markets. He is also an avid runner. He maintains his personal website at

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