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  • Paperback: 259 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 3rd edition (Aug. 1 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0830604790
  • ISBN-13: 978-0830604791
  • Product Dimensions: 20.1 x 14.2 x 1.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 322 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,182,619 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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Format: Paperback
This book is like a "Dummies Guide" to Wall Street. It covers all the basic concepts and theories at a low level or introductory level. The book is one of the best books available on Wall Street investing for the general reader. But the book is more technical like a dictionary or text book. It does not tell you what to do to invest.
If you are a general investor do not rush out and buy stocks - unless it is mad money for fun based on the book. You need to read more books. Here are some more books to read on the actual investing and market trends.
As a general investor I like three books. They are "Common Sense on Mutual Funds" by John C Bogle the founder of the Vanguard Group, and "Irrational Exuberance" by professor Robert J. Shiller. If you can read these books you will have the basic information needed to become a successful and diversified investor, Also I like "Random Walk down Wall Street" by Burton G. Malkiel. If you follow these three books, for the most part you will yield superior investing results. If you follow these books you will understand the markets, the trends, the volatility, the rewards and required patience - and you will not need a pesky and expensive stock broker/financial advisor.
4 stars.
Jack in Toronto
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This book is awesome at explaining the world of investing. It covers almost all aspects of trading and Wall Street a person would need to know. With just a couple of exceptions, the examples were extremely easy to understand. The one draw back to this book is its age. Some of the info in the book is no longer applicable due to the rapidly changing global economy, and it does not cover internet trading. Given this, I still consider this a must read for anyone considering investing.
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If you have any desire to learn about the stock market this is the book for you. It starts from the very begining how wallstreet got its name and the very first markets in the usa.It should cover just about any nuts and bolt question.It takes you thru a mock corporation to the point that it sells shares in the company.If i had just one book to reccomend for understanding the workings of wall street this is it.This should be mandatory reading for any class
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This book was "required reading" when I first started in the investment business 16 years ago -- It was a fabulous introduction to Wall Street and the stock market. I have recommended it many times over the years, and continue to do so.
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By far the best introduction to investing out there. Trust me, I've read dozens of books on this topic. This is the creme of the crop. Gives clear step-by-step explanations of basic strategies and what all the various important investment terms mean. I re-read this classic every couple of years to review.
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By A Customer on Aug. 29 2001
Format: Paperback
Although this book discusses the basics of Wall St, I still highly recommend it. It's so clear and easy to read. If you had any confusion about why Wall St works the way it does this book will give you the answers.
Excellent book for Beginners or can be used as a Refresher.
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The BEST way to understand how Wall Street Work. Descriptions and Analysis are laid out in layman's terms. Im currently as a "junior" working for wall street. Fresh from college, I needed a book that I will enjoy and learn from it by heart. The analyst of my firm recommended this book. I, too, highly recommend this book for people who are determined to make MONEY in trading. It'll help you lessen your risks and sharpen your skills in determining factor that affects the stock market. Hope I was able to help.
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By A Customer on April 12 2001
Format: Paperback
This is a great book on how Wall Street works, both in regards to its general mechanics and trends, as well as specific investment strategies. Its a bit from the old-school days before the rise and fall of NASDAQ, but its principles are time-tested and still apply today. It has some interesting history about Wall Street with some old photographs as well. The book often explains concepts by employing charts and specific examples, which is very helpful. Overall its intimations lean less toward the speculator and more toward the slow-growth investor, but it is essentially 'non-partisan' save for overall strategies and trends. This book is a must for the beginning investor and seasoned (might I say 'weathered') investor alike. Highly recommended.
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