How To Read The Financial Pages

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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 works

About 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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