The Financial Times Guide to Investing:The Definitive Companion to Investment and the Financial Markets: The Definitive Companion to Investment and the Financial Markets (The FT Guides)

July 20, 2019 - Comment

The most damaging half truth for savers is “performance matters more than expenses”. Read this book carefully and the financial services industry will have one fewer easy victim, but you will have a sound base for a lifetime of successful investment.’ Martin White, Chair of UK Shareholders Association This is one of those great big

The most damaging half truth for savers is “performance matters more than expenses”. Read this book carefully and the financial services industry will have one fewer easy victim, but you will have a sound base for a lifetime of successful investment.’ Martin White, Chair of UK Shareholders Association This is one of those great big books to buy and then tuck away for constant reference. It’s a tour through everything from managing a portfolio to establishing a fair intrinsic value for a share. If it moves in the world of investing, it’s probably here.’ David Stevenson, ‘Adventurous Investor’ in the Financial Times ‘Informative and easy to read, Glen Arnold has produced arguably the most comprehensive book there is today on stock market investing and one that unquestionably will give an edge to any retail investor. This is a must read for anyone serious about investing.’ Simon Thompson, Companies Editor, Investors Chronicle The Financial Times Guide to Investing is the definitive introduction to the art of successful stock market investing.Bestselling author Glen Arnold takes you from the basics of what investors do and why companies need them through to the practicalities of buying and selling shares and how to make the most from your money. He describes different types of investment vehicles and advises you on how to be successful at picking companies, understanding their accounts, managing a sophisticated portfolio, measuring performance and risk and setting up an investment club. The third edition of this investing classic will give you everything you need to choose your shares with skill and confidence. Thoroughly updated, this edition now includes: – Comprehensive advice about unit trusts and other collective investments – A brand new section on dividend payments and what to watch out for – An expanded jargon-busting glossary to demystify those complex phrases and concepts – Recent Financial Times articles and tables to illustrate and expand on case studies

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Anonymous says:

Fascinating, informative, an investment you can’t afford to miss. This book is fascinating. I have only read the first few chapters but feel confident my short review will stand up once I’ve read it cover to cover.As a worldly wise individual but a novice investor, this book is perfect. It lays out it very easy to understand plain english the fundermentals of investments, mainly stock, shares, bonds etc.Even if I take no action after reading this book, the insight it provides into the workings of the financial world is quite…

Anonymous says:

Well written book I’ll Very comprehensive but is easy to comprehend what’s been said. Will probably make best use of this book having it by your side whilst investing

Anonymous says:

Great buy, hefty read. Pleasantly surprised with how easy this book is to read. For an investor wanting to know more about the industry and end to end process of investing this book ticks all the boxes.

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