GET STARTED ON YOUR INVESTING JOURNEY TODAY
From ASX one of the world′s leading securities exchanges comes the third edition of the best–selling book Starting Out in Shares the ASX Way. This proven resource offers those new to investing a comprehensive guide to buying and selling shares on the Australian sharemark.
Now you can learn the strategies that will help you to become an investor. Through clear, jargon–free explanations, this book will show you how the sharemarket operates, from buying your first share to identifying investment opportunities. You will learn:
- how to buy and sell shares
- what to do before you talk to a stockbroker
- why record keeping is important
- how to analyse shares and their prices
- what investment products are available.
Starting Out in Shares the ASX Way is your guide to understanding the sharemarket.
Part I The basics of the sharemarket 1
1 Getting ready to invest 3
2 What is a share and what is the sharemarket? 9
3 The main investment areas: cash, fixed interest, property, shares 13
4 The benefits and risks of shares 33
5 How to buy and sell shares 41
6 Your first share trade 55
7 Buying shares in a float 63
8 The nuts and bolts of the sharemarket 69
9 Following the S&P/ASX indices 83
10 Managed funds 95
11 Gearing and margin lending 109
Part II Making informed decisions strategies and approaches to investing 117
12 Why you need a strategy 119
13 Fundamental analysis 129
14 Technical analysis 145
15 Examples of investment strategies 167
The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is one of the world′s leading securities exchanges, offering a full suite of services from listings, trading, clearing and settlement across a comprehensive range of asset classes.