The rapidly growing influence of the individual investor and the stunning evolution of technology are two of the most remarkable developments in the history of the financial world. In CNBC Creating Wealth, we help you take advantage of these fundamental changes to Wall Street and take charge of your own investing.
"Learning how the market works requires some discipline and homework on everyone’s part. This book is an indispensable guide that explains how to profit by choosing the right investments and avoiding the riskier ones."
author of The Savage Truth on Money
"CNBC Creating Wealth is an excellent resource for investors of all ageswith or without market experience."
Senior Vice PresidentInvestments and Retirement Plan Consultant with PaineWebber
From the Foreword
"Successful investors understand what makes stock prices go up and down. That’s where information comes in. . . . This book is designed to figure out what is important so you can separate useful information from useless noise."
CNBC Anchor and host of Power Lunch
Chapter 1. Revenge of the Small Investor.
Chapter 2. Inside the Money Pits: How the Stock Markets Work.
Chapter 3. Maximizing Your Stock Investments.
Chapter 4. Leveraging the Bond Market.
Chapter 5. Making Mutual Funds Work for You.
Chapter 6. Have Portfolio, Will Travel: Creating Wealth in Foreign Markets.
Chapter 7. Be Your Own Research Analyst.
Chapter 8. Technical Analysis and Volatility: A Primer.
Chapter 9. Asset Allocation Strategies.
Chapter 10. Web Savvy: Using the Internet to Trade and Track Your Portfolio.
Chapter 11. Resources, Tips, and Places to Go.
Appendix: CNBC and CNBC.com Resources.
BRIAN O’CONNELL is an experienced business journalist. He has written on investment and other topics for a variety of publications, including the Boston Herald, Entrepreneur magazine, and Dow Jones Investment Advisor. O’Connell has also written for TheStreet.com and CBS MarketWatch. He is the author of Gen E: Generation Entrepreneur Is Rewriting the Rules of BusinessAnd You Can, Too! and The 401(k) Millionaire. O’Connell lives in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.