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Introduction to There Are No Dumb Questions About Money: Answers and Advice to Help You Make the Most of Your Finances
By Liz Weston
Sep 17, 2012
Liz Weston introduces her book, which is a series of Q&As based on personal finance questions she has answered over the years in her newspaper column.
Mark Zandi on Financial Shock to Financial Panic
By Mark Zandi
Sep 12, 2012
While there remains much to be nervous and frustrated about, it is impressive how much progress has been made in righting the wrongs that got us into the financial mess of that last few years. Mark Zandi argues that Our economic future has never been brighter.
Saving for Retirement: Start Investing Early or Start Now
By Gail MarksJarvis
Aug 16, 2012
Gail MarksJarvis explains that the key to saving for retirement is to start now because today’s money will get you much further than next month’s.
The Secrets of Economic Indicators: Hidden Clues to Future Economic Trends and Investment Opportunities
By Bernard Baumohl
Aug 15, 2012
How do you discern which indicators are worth watching and which ones to view with skepticism or even ignore? How does an investor employ economic indicators to help choose which stocks and bonds to buy and sell, and when? Which measures should a business forecaster follow to spot coming economic trends? What key indicators should corporate chiefs rely on to help them decide whether to hire new workers or invest in new equipment? Bernard Baumohl discusses these issues in this introduction to his book.
Why the Stock Markets Are Broken
By Joseph C. Saluzzi, Sal L. Arnuk
Aug 9, 2012
The authors of Broken Markets explains that what was an imperfect, yet elegant, oligopoly of a few stock exchanges has become horribly fragmented, operating at insane speeds, in a crazy dance of arbitrage.
Introduction to Broken Markets: How High Frequency Trading and Predatory Practices on Wall Street are Destroying Investor Confidence and Your Portfolio
By Sal L. Arnuk, Joseph C. Saluzzi
Aug 6, 2012
In this introduction to their book, Joseph C. Saluzzi and Sal L. Arnuk question the roles of stock exchanges and HFT firms, the value they are adding, and the damage they are doing.
Moods and Markets: A New Way to Invest in Good Times and in Bad
By Peter Atwater
Jul 23, 2012
Peter Atwater explains that markets are not moved by corporate or economic data or even by external events but by us; by how we feel—our mood—and, importantly, by how changes in our mood drive our preferences and in turn the specific decisions that we make every day.
Introduction to Profiting with Synthetic Annuities: Option Strategies to Increase Yield and Control Portfolio Risk
By Michael Lovelady
Jul 2, 2012
Michael Lovelady introduces his book, which covers adding options to the design set—not as trading devices, but as structural long-term components of securities and portfolios.
Technical Analysis of Gaps: What Are Gaps?
By Julie R. Dahlquist, Richard J. Bauer
Jun 27, 2012
Julie R. Dahlquist and Richard J. Bauer introduce their book, which provides a comprehensive study of gaps in an attempt to isolate gaps which present profitable trading strategies.
The Option Trader's Hedge Fund: An Insurance Business Case Study
By Mark Sebastian
Jun 18, 2012
This chapter shows you how to create a business of trading options successfully by using the framework of an insurance company.
Introduction to The Option Trader's Hedge Fund: A Business Framework for Trading Equity and Index Options
By Dennis A. Chen, Mark Sebastian
Jun 6, 2012
Dennis A. Chen and Mark Sebastian introduce their book, which suggests a framework for trading options profitably; this framework has been used by an option trading hedge fund. The book is a road map for anyone wanting to trade options, with guidelines on how to run an option trading business successfully.
Introduction to The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price, 2nd Edition
By Lynn O'Shaughnessy
May 31, 2012
Lynn O'Shaughnessy saved about $125,000 off the sticker price of her son and daughter’s college educations, and just as importantly, they both picked schools where they could grow academically. Lynn introduces second edition of The College Solution so you too can become an empowered consumer and accomplish much the same thing with your children.
Small Town Rules: How Three Major Shifts Created a Small Town Environment for All Business
By Barry J. Moltz, Becky McCray
May 18, 2012
This chapter explains the concept behind and contents of the book Small Town Rules.
Making College More Affordable
By Lynn O'Shaughnessy
May 15, 2012
Lynn O'Shaughnessy explains that the best way to increase your family’s chances of capturing a price cut is to understand the motivation behind the pricing discrimination that routinely happens behind closed doors on college campuses. When money is limited, and it is for nearly all institutions of higher education, colleges and universities do play favorites with their applicants.
The College Solution: Where to Find the Money
By Lynn O'Shaughnessy
May 14, 2012
Lynn O'Shaughnessy shares where to find cash for college in the form of grants, awards, and scholarships.
Introduction to Beating the Indexes: Investing in Convertible Bonds to Improve Performance and Reduce Risk
By Bill Feingold
May 10, 2012
Bill Feingold introduces his book, which will show you not only how you can make good money in convertible bonds, but also also have a lot of fun with them.
Introduction to Automated Option Trading: Create, Optimize, and Test Automated Trading Systems
By Sergey Izraylevich, Vadim Tsudikman
Mar 14, 2012
The authors of Automated Option Trading: Create, Optimize, and Test Automated Trading Systems introduce their book, which presents a concept of developing an automated system tailored specifically for options trading. It was written to provide a framework for transforming investment ideas into properly defined and formalized algorithms allowing consistent and disciplined realization of testable trading strategies.
Introduction to Winning with ETF Strategies: Top Asset Managers Share Their Methods for Beating the Market
By Max Isaacman
Mar 1, 2012
In this introduction to his book, Max Isaacman explains why ETFs are the most important securities released to both individual and professional investors.
A Pragmatist's Guide to Leveraged Finance: Credit Analysis for Bonds and Bank Debt
By Robert S. Kricheff
Feb 29, 2012
In this introduction to his book, Robert S. Kricheff discusses what the market is, how companies become part of the leveraged finance market, unique aspects of leveraged finance credit analysis, and the two starting points of credit analysis.
What Is FOREX?
By Carley Garner
Jan 23, 2012
Carley Garner discusses FOREX hours, regulation, margin and market liquidity.

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