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The Forbes/CFA Institute Investment Course: Timeless Principles for Building Wealth (9780470919651): Vahan Janjigian, Stephen M. Horan, Charles Trzcinka: Books. STOCKS ARE NOT just for the wealthy, and they never were. Investing in stocks has helped some investors with even modest sums of money amass sizable portfolios. Stock investments carry risks, however, especially for the uninformed. Regardless of your net worth, achieving success in financial markets requires, at the very least,a basic understanding of the ins and outs of investing, such as how to buy and sell stocks, the external factors that influence markets, and the inherent risks of investing.From two of the most highly respected names in theinvestment industry, The Forbes/CFA Institute Investment Course: Timeless Principles for Building Wealth provides you with the basics and more! The course:Explains how stocks have historically outperformed cash and bondsExamines the various investment asset classes,as well as offers expert insight on asset allocationDescribes the pros and cons of active versus passive investingReveals how to determine your current financial positionDetails how to ascertain your unique risk profile and investment horizon and how to use both to help define your investment goalsSummarizes Wall Street maxims, and reveals why you should take each with a grain of saltProvides essential information on selecting a broker, as well as must-ask questions, tax-favored investment strategies, how to read financial statements, sources for investment information, economic indicators, and both fundamental and technical analysisAnd the book is just the beginning. At The Forbes/CFA Institute Investment Course website, you will find exclusive access to a wealth of knowledge, including quizzes, interviews with top money managers, webcasts,and articles, such as how inflation affects investing, the difference between goals and dreams, and common investment mistakes.Financial markets are complex. You already know that. But, it is what you don't know—and doing nothing—that can hurt you financially. The Forbes/CFA Institute Investment Course increases your odds for building and sustaining wealth over the long term by providing you with the basics for developing and then adhering to a disciplined investment plan.
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