Stock Investing For Canadians For Dummies by Andrew Dagys

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The bestselling Canadian guide to building a profitable stock portfolio, revised and updated

Want to make money in stocks without losing your shirt? This practical guide gives you proven strategies for weathering any economic climate and for selecting and managing profitable investments in either a bear or bull market. You'll navigate the new economic landscape and choose the right stocks for different situations — and you'll find fresh real-world examples that show you how to maximize your returns.

Get started with the basics — understand stock value, assess your finances, set your investing goals, and know your investing style

Recognize the risks — explore different kinds of risk and weigh risk against return

Make informed investing decisions — research stocks, understand growth and income investing, and use basic economics to improve your stock strategy

Build a strong foundation for your portfolio — investigate industries, evaluate a company's financial health, and understand the effect of government on stock investing

Capitalize on emerging sector opportunities — from precious metals to alternative energy, discover the hot sectors that will make your portfolio thrive

Build (and hold on to) your wealth — get expert tips and tactics for buying with fewer costs and keeping the CRA at bay

Open the book and find:

The differences between stock investing and trading

How to understand and use indexes

The various types of investment dealers and how to use one

New ways to gather stock information online

Methods for tracking insider trading

Early signs of megatrends that can affect your portfolio

Solutions for protecting your profits

Canadian investing resources and financial ratios

Learn to:

Incorporate stocks into your investment plan

Ride out the highs and lows of the market

Balance risks and rewards to reach your goals

Profit from emerging megatrends and sector opportunities


About Andrew Dagys

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Published February 4, 2010 by For Dummies. 408 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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