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Get started in shares : trading for the first-time investor

Author: Glen Arnold
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson, 2013.
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Investing can be fun as well as rewarding. It could certainly earn you much more than you could gain by sticking your money in a bank account. It really does not require much to make money from the stock market - just an understanding of a few simple concepts and the following of a few rules. Written by the UK's most successful writer on investing, Get Started in Shares explains in very clear and simple terms what  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Arnold, Glen.
Get started in shares.
Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson, 2013
(DLC) 2012043538
(OCoLC)816028703
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glen Arnold
ISBN: 9780273778349 027377834X
OCLC Number: 852664314
Notes: "FT Publishing Financial Times"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: AcknowledgementsAbout the authorList of acronymsPreface1 The thrill of owning sharesImagine being the owner of some great companiesHow to become a millionaireReturns over the decadesInternational comparisonComparing the returns on other investments2 Businesses and sharesWhat is a share?Why do we need shares?Partnerships and liabilityDirectors are not the same as ownersSome more on ordinary sharesIt's easy to create sharesAuthorised, issued and par valuesPublic, private and listedNo right to voteParents and groupsPrimary versus secondary markets3 What you receive from the companyA flow of cash incomeHow much is paid?When do I get paid?Downloading data on dividends for a companyDividend yieldCapital gains (and losses)Share buy-backs and special dividendsPerks4 What do stockbrokers do?They are not posh anymoreTypes of brokerSetting things up with a brokerExecution-only (or dealing-only) serviceAdvisory dealing serviceDiscretionary serviceChoosing a stockbrokerInstructions and instructionsWays of paying for your sharesInternet dealingTransferring shares without brokers5 What happens once you have decided to trade?Older ways of tradingQuote-driven tradingOrder-driven tradingSo which system is best?ClearingSettlementAlternatives to SETS in LondonAfter the dealThe advanced stuff - direct market access6 What do stock markets do?A worldwide phenomenonShifts in stock exchangesA fair marketThe main benefits of a well-run stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange (LSE)The London Stock Exchange primary marketThe secondary marketsThe Alternative Investment Market (AIM)PLUS7 Sifting out the important stuff on the internetWhat the company puts outNewspaper websitesFinancial websitesFinancial website navigation, step by stepDirector's dealingsTrading online8 Preference, foreign and golden sharesPreference sharesOverseas sharesGolden shares9 What drives share prices?Business is business, regardless of scaleA multiplicity of factorsEconomic growthInflation and interest ratesExport potential and currency shiftsChange in the industryGovernment actionsSocial trendsThe anticipation machineDon't do the following10 Assessing a companyInvestors versus speculatorsAssessing an industryCompetitive resource analysisThe TRRACK systemQuality of management11 Profits and balance sheetsThe future is the focus, the past gives us cluesProfit and loss accountBalance sheetChairman's statementChief executive's reviewDirectors' report and business reviewAuditor's reportFive-year summaryTrading statements12 Cash flow and key ratiosCash flow statementKey ratios and measures13 Measuring riskThe greatest risk of allDiversification - the nearest thing to a free lunch in investingVolatilityCorrelationBeta and alphaSome more types of riskGreat investors' views on risk14 Companies selling shares to outsidersCan be good, but be cautiousThe sponsorThe prospectusFinding out about new issuesUnderwritingThe role of the corporate brokerMethods of flotationHow does an AIM flotation differ from one on the Official List?After flotation15 Seasoned equity offeringsRights issuesIllustration of a rights issueOther equity issuesSplits and consolidations16 Stock market indicesHow are indices calculated?The major UK market indicesVenturing abroad - international indicesOther important indices17 TaxationStamp dutyTax on dividendsCapital gains tax (CGT)Individual savings accounts (ISAs)Personal pensionsTax benefits of investing in AIM companiesBe a cheerful giver: get the taxman to give away money too!18 Regulation of the marketsScamsUK regulationThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)Be reassured, but take precautionsNotesIndex
Other Titles: Trading for the first-time investor
Responsibility: Glen C. Arnold.

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Investing can be fun as well as rewarding. It could certainly earn you much more than you could gain by sticking your money in a bank account. It really does not require much to make money from the stock market - just an understanding of a few simple concepts and the following of a few rules. Written by the UK's most successful writer on investing, Get Started in Shares explains in very clear and simple terms what shares are, how they are traded and what to look out for as an owner of shares. This is a straight-talking guide to the mysteries of investing that assumes no prior knowledge a.

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