Stripping away the mystique from the world of investment and finance, How to Read the Financial Pages is a layman's guide to reading and understanding the financial press and the markets and events it covers. Assuming no financial knowledge, Michael Brett provides a valuable explanation of the workings of the financial world - from money markets to commodity markets, investment ratios to takeover bids. With an extensive glossary of financial terms, this book will help you through the financial columns to a better understanding of the language of markets and money. For ten years How to Read the Financial Pages has been an outstanding first-choice buy for everyone who wants a thorough - but friendly - grounding in finance and investment.
--What are stock markets, currency markets, commodities markets? How do they operate?
--What are derivatives? Could they cause the financial system to crash?
--What is meant by insider dealing? Why is it illegal?
--Who are the main players in the world of money? What do stock brokers, market makers, merchant
bankers and underwriters actually do?
--How has the Internet affected private investors? What are the new opportunities?
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Learn how to understand the jargon of the financial world: a simple guide to the way money worksAbout the Author:
Michael Brett is a freelance financial journalist, former editor of the Investor's Chronicle and a frequent lecturer on financial topics.
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Book Description Guild, London, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Thus. Size: 8vo - over 7.75 - 9.75" tall. 267 pp. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding firm. Dust Jacket slightly marked, with slightly faded spine. Edges browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Business, Finance & Marketing; Economics. ISBN: 0091722608. ISBN/EAN: 9780091722609. Inventory No: 18527. Bookseller Inventory # 18527