Wall Street Lingo
Thousands of Investment Terms Explained SimplyBook - 2007
Finally, a finance dictionary compiled with the individual investor in mind. Wall Street Lingo does more than define the terms your stockbroker, the Wall Street Journal and CNBC pitch at you it explains them in a way that traditional dictionaries cant. Where other dictionaries start at A and end at Z, Wall Street Lingo is organized in chapters, by subject. It begins where you begin with a topic that has piqued your curiosity and ends only when your curiosity has been satisfied.
Have you ever wondered about the difference between CPI and PPI? In other dictionaries, you ll find the definitions 200 pages apart. Wall Street Lingo brings them together in the chapter Economics for Investors. EBITDA. Gross Profit. Net Profit. Shareholders Equity. You could waste precious time searching for explanations to help you analyze a company s financial condition. Or you can open Wall Street Lingo to the chapter Decoding Financial Statements.
If you think technical analysis is only for the pros, flip to the chapter Technically Speaking for dozens of plain English translation to stock chart terms like Bollinger bands, MACD, Elliott wave theory and Bearish Divergence. It might change your mind. Whether you’re an experienced investor or are exploring the market for the first time, you’ll appreciate the easy-reading style and unique structure of this innovative investment tool. Over 1,000 terms individual investors need to know and understand for profitable investing.
Wall Street Lingo is an essential reference that translates the jargon used on Wall Street into direct, easy to understand, Main Street language and organizes it the way you use it.
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Security trader Peterson uses her decades of experience to explain jargon that is often impenetrable even to long-time investors. With over 1,000 terms in clear, everyday language organized by topic so you never have to flip through hundreds of pages to compare definitions, Peterson also provides cross-references and resources, including web sites. She covers market mechanics, the people involved, market forces, asset classes, analysis strategies and investment mechanics, with lists of acronyms and resources. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)