101 Investment Tools for Buying Low and Selling High [1 ed.] 9780910944137, 091094413X

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Table of contents :
The Authors......Page 6
Preface......Page 8
Contents......Page 10
AMEX MAJOR MARKET INDEX......Page 20
AMEX COMPOSITE INDEX......Page 22
AMEX: OTHER INDEXES......Page 23
ARBITRAGE......Page 27
ARMS INDEX (TRIN)......Page 29
ASSET ALLOCATION......Page 31
BARRON’S INDEXES......Page 36
BETA FOR A MUTUAL FUND......Page 39
BETA FOR A SECURITY......Page 42
BOND MARKET INDEXES......Page 44
BREADTH (ADVANCE–DECLINE) INDEX......Page 52
BRITISH POUND......Page 55
BULLISHNESS INDICATORS......Page 58
CASH INVESTMENTS......Page 60
CHANGES: STOCKS UP AND DOWN......Page 66
CHARTING......Page 68
COMMODITIES INDEXES......Page 71
CONTRARIAN INVESTING......Page 74
CREDIT RATINGS......Page 77
CRUDE OIL SPOT PRICE......Page 79
CURRENCY INDEXES......Page 81
DOLLAR-COST AVERAGING......Page 83
DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE......Page 85
DOW JONES INDUSTRY GROUPS......Page 88
DOW JONES GLOBAL STOCK INDEXES......Page 90
DOW JONES TRANSPORTATION AVERAGE......Page 92
DOW JONES UTILITIES AVERAGE......Page 94
DURATION......Page 96
ECONOMIC INDICATORS AND BOND YIELDS......Page 99
ECONOMIC INDICATORS AND STOCKS......Page 101
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: FACTORY ORDERS AND PURCHASING MANAGER’S INDEX......Page 103
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT......Page 105
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: HOUSING STARTS AND CONSTRUCTION SPENDING......Page 108
ECONOMIC INDICATOR: INDEX OF LEADING INDICATORS......Page 110
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION AND CAPACITY UTILIZATION......Page 112
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: INFLATION......Page 114
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: MONEY SUPPLY......Page 118
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: PERSONAL INCOME AND CONFIDENCE INDICES......Page 120
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: PRODUCTIVITY......Page 123
ECONOMIC INDICATOR: RECESSION......Page 124
ECONOMIC INDICATOR: RETAIL SALES......Page 125
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, INITIAL JOBLESS CLAIMS, AND HELP-WANTED INDEX......Page 126
ECONOMIC INDICATORS: U.S. BALANCE OF PAYMENTS AND THE VALUE OF THE DOLLAR......Page 128
THE EURO......Page 131
FOOTNOTES ON NEWSPAPER FINANCIAL TABLES......Page 133
FT-SE “FOOTSIE” 100 (U.K.) STOCK INDEX......Page 136
GERMAN MARK......Page 138
GERMAN SHARE INDEX (FRANKFURT DAX)......Page 139
GOLD SPOT PRICE......Page 141
GROSS INCOME MULTIPLIER (GIM)......Page 143
HERZELD CLOSED-END AVERAGE......Page 144
INDEX ARBITRAGE......Page 146
INDEXING......Page 148
INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS (IPOS)......Page 150
INSIDER TRADING ACTIVITY......Page 152
INTEREST RATES: FED FUNDS, DISCOUNT, AND PRIME......Page 154
INTEREST RATES: 30-YEAR TREASURY BONDS......Page 156
INTEREST RATES: THREE-MONTH TREASURY BILLS......Page 157
INVESTING STYLES......Page 159
INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY’S Smart Select™ RATINGS......Page 162
JAPANESE CANDLESTICK CHARTS......Page 164
JAPANESE YEN......Page 166
JENSEN’S PERFORMANCE MEASURE (ALPHA)......Page 167
LIPPER MUTUAL FUND INDEXES......Page 170
LIPPER MUTUAL FUND RANKINGS......Page 172
MISERY INDEX......Page 174
MOMENTUM GAUGES......Page 175
MORGAN STANLEY EAFE INDEX......Page 180
MORNINGSTAR MUTUAL FUND RANKINGS......Page 182
MORTGAGE RATES......Page 186
MOST ACTIVE ISSUES......Page 189
MOVING AVERAGES......Page 191
MUTUAL FUND CASH-TO-ASSETS RATIO......Page 193
MUTUAL FUNDS: EVALUATION TOOLS......Page 195
MUTUAL FUNDS: SALES FIGURES......Page 202
NASDAQ INDEXES......Page 203
NEW HIGHS-TO-LOWS RATIO......Page 206
NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE INDEXES......Page 208
NIKKEI (TOKYO) STOCK INDEX......Page 210
OPTION TOOLS......Page 213
PROFITABILITY TOOLS......Page 226
REAL ESTATE TOOLS......Page 235
RUSSELL 2000 INDEX......Page 239
SAFETY AND TIMELINESS RANKING......Page 242
SHARE-PRICE RATIOS......Page 243
SHARPE’S RISK-ADJUSTED RETURN......Page 255
SHORT SELLING......Page 256
STANDARD & POOR’S 500 INDEXES......Page 259
STANDARD & POOR’S OTHER STOCK INDEXES......Page 261
STOCK SPLITS......Page 263
SUPPORT AND RESISTANCE LEVELS......Page 265
TICK AND CLOSING TICK......Page 267
TOTAL RETURN......Page 268
TRADING VOLUME......Page 271
TRADING VOLUME GAUGES......Page 273
TREYNOR’S PERFORMANCE MEASURE......Page 277
VALUE AVERAGING......Page 278
VALUE LINE AVERAGES......Page 279
WILSHIRE 5000 EQUITY INDEX......Page 281
YIELD CURVE......Page 283
YIELD ON AN INVESTMENT......Page 285

101 Investment Tools for Buying Low and Selling High [1 ed.]
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