How the Stock Market Works

How the Stock Market Works

A Beginner's Guide to Investment

Book - 2017
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Tells British investors what is being traded and how, who does what with whom, and how to evaluate a particular share or bond in light of rival claims from critics and admirers. Using the British stock market as an example throughout, and with a short chapter on British taxation, the book covers the fundamentals of what stocks are, how they are traded and how stock markets work. How the Stock Market Works provides a clear, insightful and practical explanation of the way the UK's investment and financial markets operate, and their interaction with other financial markets around the world. --Publisher
Publisher: ©2017
London, United Kingdom ;, New York, NY. USA :, Kogan Page Limited,, 2017.
Edition: Sixth edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780749480554
0749480556
Characteristics: ix, 164 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements
What and why are shares?
What are bonds and gilts?
The complicated world of derivatives
Foreign shares
How to pick a share
Tricks of the professionals
Where to find advice and information
What does it take to deal in shares?
How to trade in shares
When to deal in shares
Consequences of being a shareholder
Tax
Glossary
Index.
Summary: Tells British investors what is being traded and how, who does what with whom, and how to evaluate a particular share or bond in light of rival claims from critics and admirers. Using the British stock market as an example throughout, and with a short chapter on British taxation, the book covers the fundamentals of what stocks are, how they are traded and how stock markets work. How the Stock Market Works provides a clear, insightful and practical explanation of the way the UK's investment and financial markets operate, and their interaction with other financial markets around the world. --Publisher

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