Share Made Simple: A beginner’s guide to the stock market
For the past ten years, Shares Made Simple has been the top choice of readers who want to know more about the stock market. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, the book continues to tear away the mystique and jargon that surrounds the stock market.
Written by highly respected financial journalist Rodney Hobson, it takes you step by step through the most basic concepts of stock market investing, carefully explaining issues such as:
- what shares are and how they are bought and sold
- why share prices go up and down
- why some companies' shares look cheap while others appear to be expensive
- the hidden traps for the unwary.
This fully revised and updated third edition of this bestselling book sets out to create a level playing field between the stock market professionals and the small investor. No one needs to suffer pitiful bank interest rates when there is real money to be made in sharing the nation's wealth.
Tens of thousands of investors have already benefited from Rodney's clear explanation of the stock market - now you can too.
Part One: Shares
Chapter 1. What are Shares?
Chapter 2. How Shares Are Created
Chapter 3. Whose Company is It?
Chapter 4. What’s in it for Me?
Chapter 5. Is My Investment Safe?
Part Two: The Stock Market
Chapter 6. The Marketplace
Chapter 7. Full Listings and AIM
Chapter 8. How Shares are Traded
Chapter 9. Stock Market Indices
Part Three: Companies
Chapter 10. Company Focus
Chapter 11. Income Statement (Profit and Loss)
Chapter 12. Balance Sheet
Chapter 13. Potential Nasties
Part Four: Investing
Chapter 14. Starting Out
Chapter 15. Stockbrokers
Chapter 16. Fundamental Data
Chapter 17. Charting
Chapter 18. Tips
Chapter 19. Jargon Busting
Chapter 20. Rights Issues and Placings
Part Five: Takeovers
Chapter 21. Mergers and Acquisitions
Chapter 22. Before a Bid
Chapter 23. A Bid is Launched
Chapter 24. Management Buyouts
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