Value Investing For Dummies by Peter J. Sander

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Want to follow in Warren Buffett’s investing footprints? Value Investing For Dummies, 2nd Edition, explains what value investing is and how to incorporate it into your overall investment strategy. It presents a simple, straightforward way to apply proven investment principles, spot good deals, and produce extraordinary returns.

This plain-English guide reveals the secrets of how to value stocks, decide when the price is right, and make your move. You’ll find out why a good deal is a good deal, no matter what the bulls and bears say, get tips in investing during jittery times, and understand how to detect hidden agendas in financial reports. And, you’ll uncover the keys to identifying the truly good businesses with enduring and growing value that continually outperform both their competition and the market as a whole. Discover how to:Understand financial investmentsView markets like a value investorAssess a company’s valueMake use of value investing resourcesIncorporate fundamentals and intangiblesMake the most of funds, REITs, and ETFsDevelop your own investing styleFigure out what a financial statement is really telling youDecipher earnings and cash-flow statementsDetect irrational exuberance in company publicationsMake a value judgment and decide when to buy

Complete with helpful lists of the telltale signs of value and “unvalue,” as well as the habits of highly successful value investors, Value Investing For Dummies, 2nd Edition, could be the smartest investment you’ll ever make!

 

About Peter J. Sander

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Peter J. Sander is a professional author, researcher, and investor living in Granite Bay, California. His 15 personal finance and location reference book titles include The 250 Personal Finance Questions Everybody Should Ask, Everything Personal Finance, and the Frommer’s Cities Ranked & Rated series. He has developed over 150 columns for MarketWatch and TheStreet.com. His education includes an MBA from Indiana University, he has completed Certified Financial Planner (CFP) education and testing requirements, and his experience includes 20 years as a marketing program manager for a Fortune 50 technology firm and over 40 years of active investing.Janet Haley CFP, CMFC is a securities industry professional and has a bachelor’s degree in international business and political science from Marymount College.
 
Published June 23, 2008 by For Dummies. 388 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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