Synopses & Reviews
The advent of the Internet has turned investing into a round-the-clock, global occupation-24 hours a day, seven days a week. Profits are just waiting to be made somewhere, any time of the day or night-if you know how to find them.
Now, CNBC, the world leader in business news, draws on its renowned resources to provide a road map to today's ever expanding wide-open world of information and investment opportunities. In CNBC 24/7 Trading, CNBC and financial expert Barbara Rockefeller show individual investors how to make sense of the flood of facts, figures, and theories coming our way-and reap the rewards they offer.
Orienting you to the challenges of today's new markets and technology, and presenting the strategies that work best around the world, CNBC 24/7 Trading helps you synthesize, clarify, and prepare to profit from the market that never sleeps. Here you will learn:
* Why liquidity is key to successful trading-and how to assess it
* How to analyze risk to minimize losses
* How global ECNs work
* How to scan and screen for stocks around the world
* The ins and outs of ADRs, exchange-traded funds, and iShares
. . . and much more. And this is only the beginning. As accessible yet savvy as CNBC's television programs, this is a groundbreaking book that investors of all levels will turn to again and again. Because every time a closing bell rings, another market is opening somewhere in the world-and another opportunity awaits.
CNBC is the recognized global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 160 million homes and offices worldwide. CNBC and Wiley are proud to launch the "CNBC Profit from it" book series with this initial title, CNBC 24/7 Trading.
CNBC's 24/7 Tradingis a comprehensive guide that will help readers get their bearings in the new markets-markets that can be traded twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week-around the world. This book will orient readers on what's important and what's not as well as the impact technology is having on around the clock trading. 24/7 Tradingwalks readers through the new markets, including the opportunities, challenges, and strategies for trading in bull and bear markets, and inside and outside of the U.S.
without it." Linda R. Killian, CFA, Principal, Renaissance Capital
"Marshall McLuhan said, 'We have become a global village,' CNBC has helped lead the way in creating a global village for the financial markets. Readers will finish CNBC 24/7 Trading feeling smarter about the markets and really understanding how important it is to be in the information flow." -Mary Meeker, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
"CNBC 24/7 Trading unlocks the mystery of how individual investors can invest and trade everywhere all the time. This book will become the investment bible that levels the playing field between Wall Street and Main Street." -Robert J. Froehlich, Vice Chairman, Kemper Funds Group Managing Director, Scudder Kemper Investments
"TD Waterhouse has operations in eight countries, so we see that growth in international investing is accelerating. To be successful investing around the globe, investors need both information and insight. CNBC 24/7 Trading covers what individual investors need to know in a thorough, easy to understand way." -Steve McDonald, CEO, TD Waterhouse
From the Foreword
"CNBC 24/7 Trading . . . embraces the reality that the markets never stand still . . . this book is a guide to the emerging 24/7 marketplace, a road map to the potential rewards for investors who can grasp that marketplace's opportunities and understand its risks."-Sue Herera
"This definitive book on investing in the 24/7 markets provides the comprehensive tools for active investors and market pros alike. Offering information and advice on trading, obtaining research, measuring market volatility, and assessing local market risk, no smart investor should venture without it." -Linda R. Killian, CFA, Principal, Renaissance Capital
This definitive book on investing in the 24/7 markets provides the comprehensive tools for active investors and market pros alike. Offering information and advice on trading, obtaining research, measuring market volatility, and assessing local market risk, no smart investor should venture without it. -Linda R. Killian, CFA, Principal, Renaissance Capital
About the Author
BARBARA ROCKEFELLER is the founder of Rockefeller Treasury Services, an independent research firm specializing in foreign exchange forecasting and currency management. A seasoned financial writer, she is a columnist for worldlyinvestor.com and has written for many financial publications. She has also taught foreign exchange in 40 countries around the world. Previously, she was Risk Manager in the International Corporate Finance Division at Citibank. She holds a BA in economics from Reed College and an MA in international affairs from Columbia University
Table of Contents
Introduction: Getting Oriented in the New 24/7 World.
DOING RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS AROUND THE CLOCK.
Getting Started in 24/7 Trading.
VENTURING AROUND THE WORLD.
Finding Stocks 24/7.
Why Go 24/7?
Assessing Country Risk in the 24/7 World.
24/7 at Home.