Investing Online For Dummies, 8th Edition

Expert online investing advice that you can take to the bank!

Want to take firm control of your investments and reach your financial goals, but baffled by the dizzying array of online tools? Start with this bestselling guide. Investing Online For Dummies, 8th Edition will help you build your portfolio with the latest financial management information, tools, and resources available. This top-notch, incredibly popular guide will help you pick stocks, find an online broker, construct a profitable portfolio, research investment data online, parse risk, analyze stocks and financial statements, and so much more.

  • Addresses critical issues for beginning investors to understand, from setting expectations to determining how much to invest, assessing your comfort level for risk, and finding a broker you trust
  • Guides online investors on how to invest wisely, grow their portfolios, and weigh all their options before making key decisions
  • Highlights a variety of websites, online calculators, databases, and online communities that will help you make beneficial decisions
  • Explores using online tools to calculate returns and risk, how to select mutual funds with online databases, buying bonds online, and more

Investing Online For Dummies, 8th Edition is one investment that is sure to yield a profit…and fast!

From the Back Cover
Learn to:

  • Understand the basics of investing and measure risks
  • Analyze stocks and financial statements
  • Choose an online broker and execute trades online
  • Use online tools to calculate your performance

The online tools and resources you need to take control of your own investments

You don’t need an MBA to start investing online. You just need common sense and the right know-how. This hands-on, practical guide shows investors of all skill levels how to pick a winning strategy, find an online broker, and construct a successful portfolio. It’ll point you to the most informative websites, online calculators, databases, and online communities, and clue you in to the secrets pros use to succeed in the stock market.

  • Do your homework — master the terminology, set up your computer for online trading, and assemble your list of essential online resources
  • Take stock of the market — learn about brokerage accounts and retirement accounts, capital gains, dividends, and more
  • Weigh your options — figure out your investing style and the best type of account for you
  • Start trading — pick an online broker, enter and execute trades, and track the market
  • How am I doing? — analyze your risk and returns with online tools
  • Diversify, diversify — discover the magic of asset allocation and mutual funds, bonds, and exchange-traded funds
  • Be a financial Sherlock — learn how to put a company under the microscope, read a financial statement, and evaluate a stock’s prospects

Open the book and find:

  • Advice on tracking the market
  • Where to connect with other investors online
  • Online tools to calculate your performance
  • Ways to uncover trends in financial statements
  • How to avoid overpaying for stocks
  • Which Wall Street analysts are worth listening to
  • Where to find and buy bonds online
  • Ten ways to protect your investments and identity online

Book Details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 8th Edition (December 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118495365
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118495360
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