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Stock Investing for Canadians for Dummies

3.62  ·  Rating details ·  29 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
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 t
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ebook, 408 pages
Published January 25th 2010 by For Dummies (first published May 23rd 2003)
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Kristal
Really good reference guide for the beginning investor. Read several chapters but I'm putting it down for now since I want to look into a broader scope of investing outside of just stocks to get a better understanding of what's right for me. Really surprised how much my husband got into it though- the amount of research he's doing about stock investing is intense and it's getting his finances back on track. It's really surprising since he was so apathetic about personal finance previously since ...more
Deas
Dec 17, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Good read for a beginner.

Things I learned from this book:
What is meant by a business' "market capitalization".
Basics of what the terms "fundamental analysis" and "technical analysis" refer to.
The power of dividend reinvestment plans, direct purchase plans, dollar cost averaging, etc.

If you already know these things, (not me before I read this) this book is probably not for you.

The author of this book not so subtly hinted at precious metals being a relatively safe investment at several points. To
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Hal Carim
Oct 08, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Very good overview of the + and - of present trading platforms offered by local banks for self administered accounts
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Very good overall summary of stock investing. Excellent place to start...
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