If you have money to invest or a continuous surplus income, investing in stocks and shares can be the smart investment. This book, first published in 1992 and now in its 8th revised and updated edition, is one of the most enduring guides to investment in the stock market available and has been maintained by a professional long-term investor.
It explains in plain English all there is to know about what affects share prices and how to avoid unnecessary risks, and gives step-by-step guidance on:
* HOW TO TRADE ON THE STOCK MARKET, WHETHER IT'S UP OR DOWN
* STOCKMARKET INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
* INVESTING IN TRADED OPTIONS AND FUTURES
* BONDS, GILTS AND INTEREST-BEARING DEPOSITS
Dr JOHN WHITE is an experienced and successful personal investor and director of an investment company. He has also written a range of chart-analysis software for stock market investment.
List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Why buy shares?; 2. An explanation of shares; 3. Factors affecting the price of a share; 4. Avoiding undue risk; 5. Dealing in shares; 6. Stockmarket strategies; 7. Investing in traded options and futures; 8. Bonds/gilts/interest-bearing deposits; 9. Six typical case studies; Appendices; Glossary; Further reading; Useful addresses; Index.