- The Financial Times Guide to Using the Financial Pages
- Romesh Vaitilingam
341 pages (13 March, 2001)
Financial Times Prentice Hall
ISBN: 027365263X 5
About The Financial Times Guide to Using the Financial Pages
30,000 copies sold of the last edition, The Financial Times
Guide to Using the Financial Pages has become an international
bestseller, as well as receiving widespread critical acclaim
from both professional and private investors.
new edition has been completely updated and includes new chapters
on American, continental European and emerging equity markets.
There is also comprehensive analysis of the effect of the
euro on financial markets, as well as greater coverage of
the impact of the internet.
Financial Times Guide to Using the Financial Pages will introduce
readers to the art of reading and interpreting the financial
pages whether they view them in a newspaper or online. In
addition to providing a simple guide to understanding the
statistics and the language of modern finance, it will allow
you to follow and act on the price movements of a wide range
of potential investments including shares, bonds, funds, currencies
into four sections, the book starts by looking at the role
and behaviour of the broad groups of players in the financial
markets- investors, companies, financial institutions and
governments. The second part looks at the different markets
in which they operate; each chapter takes relevant financial
charts and tables and explains how they work, and can be read
and used. The third part investigates the UK, European and
world economies, and the effects of key economic indicators
on the financial markets. Finally, other sources of financial
information are explored, such as the printed media and electronic
markets, as well as how to read company reports. Tables of
figures with full explanations are introduced throughout the
text to accustom the reader to using and interpreting the
critically acclaimed international bestseller has been brought
up-to-date, providing the most comprehensive guide to the
world of financial information.No need to be baffled any longer
by intimidating slabs of numbers and impenetrable columns
of jargon.This revised and updated guide is an essential reference
for anyone who reads, or needs to read the financial pages.
It explains where and when to find the information, and how
to make the best use of the financial and economic data available
within the pink pages or at the click of a button.
book is packed with case histories and sample letters. Follow
its advice and you should be able to get your finances back
on track and learn how to stay in the black.
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