Visual Guide to Financial Markets
Bloomberg Financial series Visual Guide to financial markets
An essential resource for anyone looking to get a handle on the fundamentals of investing, the Bloomberg Financial Series Visual Guide to Financial Markets is designed to help you understand and make the most of opportunities in any financial market.
With extensive coverage of the three basic types of investments—governments, companies, and hard assets, including gold, commodities, and real estate—the book is packed with invaluable information on the markets tied to them directly and indirectly. Lavishly illustrated throughout with charts and other visual aids that highlight the concepts covered, the book brings the information you need vividly to life.
Beginning with simple investments before moving on to more complex opportunities, the book emphasizes the three Rs of financial market investing: returns, risks, and relative value. There are discussions of interest and dividends, the factors that can work against investors, and the methods used to determine whether an asset is cheap, expensive, or fairly valued. Examining how these relate to each investment class, the book presents key information on bonds, stocks, derivatives, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, indexes, and much more.
Designed to help financial professionals, students of finance, and individual investors alike, the Bloomberg Financial Series Visual Guide to Financial Markets gives you a clear picture of the forces that underlie market structure, instruments, and dynamics and how to capitalize on them. Filled with practical information presented in a readily accessible, easy-to-use format, this book is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to gain insight into the often confusing world of financial markets.
TheBloomberg Financial Series Visual Guides cover today's most relevant finance and trading topics in a comprehensive, yet easy-to-follow style. The content is presented in the most visual of manners thus bringing to life key concepts for finance professionals and truly lives up to the series name by examining concepts in a highly visual way—all charts are in color and presented in a large format for ease of use. Other strong visual attributes include consistent elements that function as additional learning aids for the reader, such as: Key Points, Definitions, Step-by-Step, Do It Yourself, and Bloomberg Financial Series Visual Guide functionality.
And for e-reader users, the Bloomberg Financial Series Visual Guides are available as enhanced e-books offering special features, like a Test Yourself section where you can test your newly honed knowledge and skills. The enhanced e-book versions also include video tutorials and special pop-up features. They can be purchased wherever e-books are sold.