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How the stock market works 3rd ed

How the stock market works 3rd ed

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Dalton, John M., 1942-.
Title Statement
How the stock market works / John M. Dalton.
판사항
3rd ed.
Publication, Distribution, etc
New York :   New York Institute of Finance,   c2001.  
Physical Medium
xvi, 422 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Statement
How the markets work series
ISBN
0735201838
General Note
Rev. ed. of: How the stock market works / edited by John M. Dalton. 2nd ed. 1993.  
Includes index.  
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Stock exchanges. Stocks.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS
Introduction = xv
Chapter 1 The Stock Market : What the Stock Market Has to Offer = 1
 Why Stocks Are Offered = 1
 The Size of the Stock Market = 2
 A Word About Bonds = 3
 Why Individuals and Institutions Buy Stocks = 3
 Dividends = 4
 Capital Gains, or Growth = 5
 Short Selling = 6
 Risks and Rewards of Investing = 8
 Common Stocks = 10
 Preferred Stocks = 12
 Stock Rights = 17
 Stock Warrants = 18
 Summary = 18
Chapter 2 Reading the Financial Press : Determining Share Value, Determining Your Investment Return = 20
 Cash Accounts = 20
 Margin Accounts = 21
 Security Positions : Long, Short, Flat = 23
 Pricing Stocks : Points and Fractions = 25
 The Figuration of Current Yield = 27
 Newspaper Listings = 28
Chapter 3 The Initial Public Offering : Getting the Stocks to the Marketplace = 32
 The Primary Market - How Business Are Capitalized = 34
 Incorporating the Business = 35
 The Initial Public Offering(IPO) = 40
 After the Offering Is Completed = 54
Chapter 4 Inside the Brokerage Firm : Who Does What? = 55
 Full Service Versus Discount = 57
 Selecting a Brokerage Firm and an Account Executive = 62
 The Sales Assistant = 66
Chapter 5 The Secondary Market : Executing Orders on the Exchange Floor = 68
 The New York Stock Exchange = 68
 Listing Requirements and Criteria of the NYSE = 69
 NYSE Maintenance Listing Requirements/Delisting from NYSE = 71
 The NYSE Floor = 72
 The Delivery of Orders to the NYSE : Superdot and the Broker Booth Support System = 78
 NYSE's Online Comparison System = 80
 The Auction System = 80
 How Orders Are Executed in the Crowd = 83
 Crossing Stock = 88
 After (Off) Hours Trading - A/K/A Crossing Sessions = 89
 The Short Sale = 91
 Institutional Trades = 93
 Decimalization = 95
 Other Important Features of the NYSE = 95
 AMEX - The American Stock Exchange = 101
Chapter 6 The Specialist : Riding the Bulls and Bears = 105
 The Specialist's Role : As Dealer, as Broker = 106
 The Role of Automation and Telecommunication = 110
 Other Duties of the Specialist = 112
 Odd-Lot Trading = 116
 Assigning Securities to the Specialist = 120
 Conclusion = 121
Chapter 7 The Secondary Market : Over-the-Counter Trading = 122
 Following an Order Being Executed OTC = 126
 The Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board : OTCBB = 130
 Types of Orders = 133
 Compliance Regulations of the NASD = 135
 NASD Rules of Fair Practice = 137
Chapter 8 The Nasdaq : Ongoing Changes = 140
 NASD : National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. = 140
 Requirements for Securities to Become Listed on Nasdaq = 142
 November 1998 Merger with the American Stock Exchange = 146
 Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock(AMEX Symbol QQQ) = 147
 The Major Nasdaq Stock Market Indexes = 147
 Expansion of Nasdaq Worldwide : Globalization of Stock Trading = 149
 Monitoring the Markets = 150
 Other Major Developments with the Nasdaq = 151
 Conclusion = 158
Chapter 9 Investment Companies : Closed-End and Open-End Funds - The "Package Plan" Approach = 159
 Investment Companies = 160
 Management Companies : Closed-End and Open-End Funds = 162
 Pricing a Closed-End Fund = 163
 Pricing an Open-End Fund = 163
 Variety of Types of Open-End (Mutual) Funds for Bonds = 168
 Conclusion = 169
Chapter 10 Stock Options : Multipurpose Instruments = 170
 The OCC and the Exchanges That Offer Option Trading = 171
 Options : A Definition and Explanation of How Stock Option Contracts Generally Function = 172
 Types of Option Contracts : Puts and Calls = 176
 Option Premium : The Price of the Option Contract = 182
 Options as a Hedging Tool = 190
 Miscellaneous Option Topics = 192
 Conclusion = 193
Chapter 11 The Back Offices : Following the Long Paper Trail = 194
 The Depository and Clearing House = 196
 The Order Department = 198
 P&S Department = 199
 Margin Department = 206
 Stock Record Department = 210
 Accounting Department = 212
 Dividend Department = 214
 Proxy Department = 218
Chapter 12 Stock Market Theories : Can Prices Really Be Predicted? = 220
 The First American Analyst = 222
 The Analysts = 231
 The Technical Approach = 241
Chapter 13 Analyzing Stocks : The Corporation's "Report Card" = 260
 Current Assets and Current Liabilities = 261
 Can the Corporation Pay Its Way? = 262
 Using Debt and Capital Structure of a Corporation as Sources of Long-Term Funds = 263
 The Income Statement = 264
Chapter 14 Online Trading in the Stock Market : How Technology Has Changed the Financial Landscape = 269
 Brokerage Firms in the World of Online Trading = 270
 How an Investor Establishes Online Trading = 273
 Wireless and Touch Tone Trading = 274
 The Risks of Online Trading = 275
 Protection for Online Investors = 279
 Conclusion = 281
Chapter 15 Globalization of the Stock Market : Expanding Opportunities for Investors = 282
 Stock Markets Around the World = 283
 Global Investing = 286
 Effect of Extended/After-Hours Trading on Globalization = 287
 Globalization : The Stock Exchanges = 288
 Brokerage Firms and Online Access = 292
 Conclusion = 293
Chapter 16 Taxation : How Dividends and Capital Gains Are Taxed = 294
 The Taxation of Interest = 295
 The Taxation of Dividends = 295
 The Taxation of Capital Gains = 296
 Multiple Positions = 297
 Stock Gifts to Minors = 298
 Stocks Received as Gifts and Inheritances : Taxable Amounts and Basis = 298
Chapter 17 In the Tank or, Even Worse, Crash, but Then a Reversal : How the Stock Market Works Under Pressure = 303
 The Fair and Orderly Market = 306
 Program Trading Myths = 313
 The Global Crash = 314
 The Stock Market and the Economy = 317
 Conclusion = 319
Glossary = 320
Index = 399
About the Author = 423


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