Straight talk on investingAuthor: Brennan, John J. Publisher: Wiley, 2002.Language: EnglishDescription: 239 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0471475467Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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Straight talk on investing Preface Acknowledgments ix xiii PART 1: Master the Basics A look at the financial facts of life. Chapter 1 Successful Investing Is Easier Than You Think : Chapter 2: You've Gotta Have Trust Chapter 3: A Map to Success: Hmmm, Sounds Like a Plan Chapter 4: Save More-Without Chapter 5: Hope for the Best-But Feeling the Pinch Prepare for Something Less PART 2: Construct a Sensible Portfolio Investing is like a marathon, so you'll want to suit up appropriately. Here's how. Chapter 6: Balance and Diversification Help You Sleep at Night Chapter 7: You Need a Personal Investment Policy Whether You Start with Zillions or Zip Chapter 8: Mutual Funds: The Easy Way to Diversify Chapter 9: How to Pick a Mutual Fund (And How Not To) Chapter 10: It's What You Keep That Counts Chapter 11: Risk: Give It the Gut Test Chapter 12: Keep Things Simple PART 8: Manage Your Investments with Focus and Discipline Once you assemble a well-constructed portfolio, you don't have to spend every waking moment tending to it-in fact, you'll be better ofS if you don 't. Chapter 13: Buy and Hold Really Works Chapter 14: Making Money Is What Matters Chapter 15: Time Is Everything Chapter 16: Give Your Portfolio an Occasional Tune-up Chapter 17: Stupid Math Tricks for Smart Investors PART 4: Stay on Course A look at the things that can cause investors to come unglued. Chapter 18: "lt's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" Chapter 19: Why You May Be Your Own Worst Enemy Chapter 20: Bear Markets Will Test Your Resolve Chapter 21: "Ain't Got No Distractions, Can't Hear Those Buzzers and Bells" Chapter 22: Regrets? I've Had a Few Appendix A: A Guide to Stock and Bond Funds Appendix B: Some Industry Jargon Recommended Reading: For Background and for Fun Index 203 211 215 223 233 235
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