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David Scott's Guide to Investing In Common Stocks
by David L. Scott

David Scott's Guide to Investing In Common Stocks
David L. Scott has taught finance and investing at the college and university level for over thirty years. He is the author of more than two dozen books on finance and investing, and he has appeared on NBC's Today, CNBC, and numerous radio shows. Dr. Scott was born in Rushville, Indiana, and received degrees from Purdue University and Florida State University before earning a PhD in economics from the University of Arkansas.

Decipher the complex world of common stocks with this straightforward and informative guide.

David Scott's Guide to Investing in Common Stocks explains what you need to know before making crucial financial decisions about buying, selling, and holding common stocks in today's market. Scott analyzes the role common stocks play in a balanced portfolio and helps you make informed decisions in this important area of investing.

You will learn
• HOW COMMON STOCKS ARE VALUED AND TRADED

• HOW TO SELECT A BROKER AND BROKERAGE FIRM

• THE IMPORTANCE OF ESTABLISHING INVESTMENT GOALS

• HOW TO PURCHASE AND REDEEM COMMON STOCK SHARES

• WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC STOCKS

• WAYS TO ASSESS THE RISKS OF INVESTING IN COMMON STOCKS

Praise for David Scott's Wall Street Words, Third Edition:

"A good volume to keep handy . . . Its illuminating discussion of the hazards and potential tax liabilities on mutual funds might save you enough by itself to pay for this volume a hundred times over." — Robert D. Hershey Jr., New York Times



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