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Make Money Work For You--Instead of You Working for It: Lessons from a Portfolio Manager

Make Money Work For You--Instead of You Working for It: Lessons from a Portfolio Manager

William Thomason, Charles Schwab Jr. (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-0-471-46514-0

Oct 2005

304 pages

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$24.95

Description

An invaluable primer to the world of investing

Money Lessons from a Money Manager speaks directly to the individual who wants to manage their own investment portfolio just like a professional portfolio manager would. Written by portfolio manager William Thomason, this comprehensive guide provides professional investment advice on how to identify, research and ultimately purchase profitable investments. The book covers such subjects as fundamental analysis, understanding financial statements and financial ratios, when to buy and sell, portfolio construction and various investment strategies that readers can use to manage their own money just like a professional portfolio manager. Easy to read and informative, this book is a valuable resource for readers looking to take their first steps in the world of professional portfolio management for themselves.

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Chapter 1: Getting Started: Setting Goals, Choosing Investments, Getting Information.

Chapter 2: Understanding Financial Statements: Analyze Companies Like a Financial Analyst.

Chapter 3: Calculate a Company’s Expenses, Earnings, Financial Ratios, and Profit Margins.

Chapter 4: Fundamental Analysis: Assessing the Value of Potential Investments.

Chapter 5: How the Pros Know When to Buy.

Chapter 6: Investing Strategies You Can Use to Know When to Buy.

Chapter 7: Know When to Sell.

Chapter 8: Portfolio Management 101: Putting It All Together.

More Than Just a Glossary.

About the Author.

Index.