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Stock Investing For Canadians For Dummies®, 4th Edition

Book Description

Master the basics of stock investing? Easy.

If you want to learn how to profitably invest in stocks, this is the book for you. This updated new edition of Stock Investing For Canadians For Dummies offers straight answers and simple advice for any Canadian who wants to take control of his or her portfolio. With practical guidance on making wise investments in any market—even today's uncertain one—this plain-English guide covers unique investment segments, how to invest in different market situations, and real and recent examples on what to invest in and when. With fully updated references and resources, this is the perfect stock investing guide for beginners.

  • Updated to include the latest information on the current stock market, as well as fresh case studies

  • Written by expert authors—one an accountant and the other a certified financial planner and investing consultant

  • Ideal for novice investors and those planning for retirement

  • Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Table of Contents
    4. Introduction
    5. Part I: Getting Started with the Essentials of Stock Investing
      1. Chapter 1: Surveying the World of Stock Investing
      2. Chapter 2: Taking Stock of Your Current Financial Situation and Goals
      3. Chapter 3: Defining Common Approaches to Stock Investing
      4. Chapter 4: Recognizing Risk and Volatility
      5. Chapter 5: Stock Investing through Canadian Exchange-Traded Funds
    6. Part II: Before You Invest
      1. Chapter 6: Gathering Information
      2. Chapter 7: Going for Brokers
      3. Chapter 8: Investing for Long-Term Growth
      4. Chapter 9: Investing for Income
      5. Chapter 10: Understanding Technical Analysis for Stock Investors
    7. Part III: Picking Winners
      1. Chapter 11: Using Accounting Basics to Choose Winning Stocks
      2. Chapter 12: Decoding Company Documents
      3. Chapter 13: Emerging Sector and Industry Opportunities
      4. Chapter 14: Investing with Megatrends
      5. Chapter 15: The Big Economic and Political Picture
    8. Part IV: Investment Strategies and Tactics
      1. Chapter 16: Choosing among Investing, Trading, and Speculating
      2. Chapter 17: Understanding Brokerage Orders and Trading Techniques
      3. Chapter 18: Using Trade Triggers and Advanced Conditional Orders
      4. Chapter 19: Getting a Handle on DPPs, DRPs, and DCA . . . PDQ
      5. Chapter 20: Corporate and Government Skullduggery: Looking at Insider Activity
      6. Chapter 21: 'Cause I'm the Tax Man
    9. Part V: The Part of Tens
      1. Chapter 22: Ten Considerations When Your Stock Portfolio Is Down
      2. Chapter 23: Ten Considerations When Your Stock Portfolio Is Up
      3. Chapter 24: Ten Challenges and Opportunities for Stock Investors
      4. Chapter 25: Ten Great Strategies That Go Well with Stocks
    10. Part VI: The Appendixes
      1. Appendix A: Resources for Stock Investors
      2. Appendix B: Financial Ratios
    11. About the Authors
    12. Cheat Sheet