Synopses & Reviews
"Provides clear instructions and ample illustrations so you don't get lost in cyberspace." Charles R. Schwab
Portfolio management software and investment tools on CD-ROM!
Research, trade, and track investments online the easy way!
Maximize your capital gains with these pointers for all your online brokerage options Want to navigate the zillions of online investment sites with ease? From selecting the right brokerage to joining investment newsgroups, this friendly guide delivers the resources you need to build wealth, including new coverage of after-hours and wireless trading. all this on the bonus CD-ROM MacChart, EEBond, Fund Manager, and MarketWatch shareware products Market Watcher for Windows, Ticker Page, and EZStock Plus trial versions PC running Windows 95 or later, Windows NT 4 or later, or a 68040 Mac running OS 7.5.5 or later. See About the CD Appendix for further requirements and details. Plus leading Internet tools
Discover how to: Research stocks, bonds, and mutual funds on the Web Perform Internet transactions securely Protect yourself from online brokerage outages Save on commissions Monitor your portfolio online
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An indispenable asset for both novice and veteran e-investors.
In this bestselling guide, investors at all levels of investing expertise will find
* New information on traditional and online-only brokerages, transaction security, and international investing
* The lastest online portfolio management features
* A CD-ROM containing free and shareware for online investment news, financial analysis, plus management demonstration programs
About the Author
Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D., has over 20 years of financial management experience. A popular speaker, she teaches financial management at Johns Hopkins School of Continuing Studies.
Table of Contents
PART I: Online Investing Fundamentals.
Chapter 1: Finding Investor Stuff on the Net.
Chapter 2: No Experience Required: Getting Started with Online Investing.
Chapter 3: Making Your Money Work Harder.
Chapter 4: Selecting an Online Broker and Trading Online.
PART II: Finding the Right Investments.
Chapter 5: What's So Great about Mutual Funds.
Chapter 6: The Keys to Successful Internet Mutual Fund Investing.
Chapter 7: Online Analysis, Buying, and Selling of Mutual Funds.
Chapter 8: The Basics of Stocks and Rates of Return.
Chapter 9: Internet Stock Screening.
Chapter 10: Researching Individual Stocks.
Chapter 11: Digging Deeper: Researching Investment Candidates.
Chapter 12: Going with Fixed-Income Securities: Which Type Is Best for You.
Chapter 13: Valuing, Buying, and Selling Bonds Online.
PART III: Expanding Your Investment Opportunities.
Chapter 14: Going International Online.
Chapter 15: Looking for the Next Big Thing: IPOs, DPOs, and DRIPs.
Chapter 16: The Internet and Managing Your Portfolio.
PART IV: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Almost Ten Warnings about Cyberfraud.
Chapter 18: Ten Signals to Sell.
Chapter 19: Ten Green Flags for Buying.
Appendix: About the CD.
IDG Books Worldwide End-User License Agreement.
Book Registration Information.