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Now that the Dow-Jones Average has climbed above 12,000, you probably feel a bit better about taking risks. But where should you put your money? Just how safe is aggressive investment, anyway?
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the most dynamic new investing opportunity around. ETFs offer you an efficient, cost-effective, and convenient way to access returns both from emerging markets and from a wide range of other investment opportunities. Experts Peter Sander and Scott Bobo, authors of the bestsellingThe 100 Best Stocks You Can Buyseries, show you how to pick the best ETFs to strengthen your portfolio. With each recommendation, they provide a summary of the fund, its strengths and weaknesses, its component stocks, and facts and figures concerning its past performance. All this comes with a comprehensive introduction that outlines the basics of ETF trading. With the authors' help, you can create an investment strategy that concentrates on long-term asset allocation rather than merely short-term gain. In today's volatile marketplace, you're looking for the best way to make money. This book shows you how.
Now is the time to make money! You have watched the market swing amid concerns over the European debt crisis and heard the cautious optimism about U.S. economic recovery. Now, you're wondering where you should be putting your money for maximum safe return. With The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2013, you can reap high earnings with stock picks that promise a better return than the market average. In addition to naming 100 top-performing investments, this newest edition of the classic book includes: An evaluation of the current state of the market Information about significant investment opportunities Tips for balancing your portfolio between aggressive and safety stocks Advice about investing to cover rising college costs An essential guide for anyone investing in today's market, The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2013 gives you solid and dependable advice you can take to the bank.
The go-to guide for investors who want their money to work for them.
As the economy recovers, the stock market has soared. And you--you're looking for profitable places to put your money. Well, search no further! The stocks listed in previous editions of this book have consistently beaten the market average by more than 6 percent. In addition to naming 100 top-performing investments, this newest edition of this classic guide will tell you how to: Reduce risk Develop an investment strategy Evaluate value Know when to buy and when to sell Invest for retirement Whether you're a first-time stock buyer or an experienced trader, this quick-reference volume remains your essential and trusted tool for building your investment portfolio.
Sure, you've heard of Apple and IBM. But what about Intron? Or Celestica? Or Autoliv? In today's fast-paced world, in which technology expands at the speed of thought, high-tech stocks like these have become an attractive target for investors. Tech stocks have vaulted to unprecedented heights on the strength of their companies' innovation. Now you can add these high-performance stocks to your portfolio and watch your profits soar. Sander and Bobo, authors of the top-sellingThe 100 Best Stocks You Can Buyseries, take you on a company-by-company tour of the best tech stocks. They tell you which companies are on the way up and which should be avoided. And they apply the principles of value investing, the method used by Warren Buffet, who knows a thing or two about making money in an unsettled market. Tech stocks are the future. And the future is now.
What you don't know about economics can hurt you - now more than ever. This easy-to-understand guide answers all the questions you need to know to secure your financial future, such as: What does it mean to my paycheck when the Fed lowers or raises interest rates? What's the difference between bonds, securities, and derivatives - and which should I invest in now? What does Keynesian economics have to do with my savings? For those people whose heads spin when reading the business pages of the newspaper, here's a roadmap through the economic jungle. In simple, plain language, Peter Sander explains how economies work, why they grow, how they contract, and what the government can and can't do to help them. Most important, he tells you how all this affectsyou- and what kind of changes you're going to see in your finances as a result. Economics has been called the "dismal" science. But it doesn't need to be gloomy or impenetrable. This book is an essential guide for anyone who wants to understand where the economy is today, where it's going, and what it means for the rest of us.
The definitive guide to investing in today's market! Especially after the wild ride that began in the fall of 2008, individual stock investing has become far more challenging. Think of a golf swing - hit it right and it goes long and straight, hit it wrong and you'll end up far off in the weeds. But - like much else in life - golf swings become habits when done right. Investing should be no different. What works should become habit, and each and every investor should develop his or her own set of habits for success. Peter Sander in this book reveals a set of twenty five habits that lie behind his own personal investing success, habits loyal to the value investing principles of Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett and others. These 25 habits - or your own version thereof - will help you hit your investments long and straight.
Money management is more complicated than ever-you have to deal with yo-yo'ing stock markets, rising health care and home prices, taxes, and employment. Everywhere you look, there's more to worry about. Where do you start? The 250 Personal Finance Questions Everyone Should Ask gives you the simple, straightforward answers you need to protect your finances. Written in a quick, easy, accessible style, this comprehensive handbook takes you through twenty-five key financial categories, including: Daily finances, Building wealth, Retirement, Planning for life events, Taxes.
Enjoy the Christmas season while leaving a smaller carbon footprint: choose between a real tree and an artificial one; find alternatives to holiday cards; avoid the holiday catalog crunch; find or make gifts that are green or teach green; have warm, cozy green fires; create eco-responsible lighting displays, and more! You can have a great holiday celebration-while caring for the planet and setting a great example for generations to come.
Do you feel like you're just getting by? Are you worried about how you'll make it to your next paycheck? Do you feel anxious when you think about the financial legacy--or burden--you'll leave behind for your loved ones? Relax. You can gain control of your money with Master Your Finances.
Negotiate your way through any deal! In today's fast-paced business environment, where a single e-mail exchange can make or break your career, it's important that you know how to clearly and effectively discuss an agreement's terms in person as well as online. The Only Negotiation Book You'll Ever Need guides you through every stage of the process--from identifying opportunities to closing the deal--with useful negotiation techniques and tips for adapting classic strategies to online interactions. This book helps you anticipate your adversaries' moves, outwit them at every turn, and spin obstacles to your advantage. You'll also build long-term relationships and win your deals without ever having to give in. With The Only Negotiation Book You'll Ever Need, you'll finally be able to find a negotiation style that helps you get the outcome you want--every time!
Let's face it: Today's economy sucks!There's a housing crisis, a credit crisis, and an unemployment crisis. And that's just for now. But families don't need to move into refrigerator boxes and start scrounging for spare change.This book offers readers concrete, specific strategies to:prevent foreclosurecreate and stick to a family budgetrepair bad credit ratingsstreamline spendingsave for the futureand moreElected leaders and economic theories come and go. But author Peter Sander shows how to maintain financial stability, no matter who's in charge.
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