Finally, a dictionary that unravels the insider jargon of investing and trading in wordsand pictureswe can all understand. In place of cryptic definitions that are often more intimidating than the words themselves, the Dictionary of Financial Terms provides truly helpful explanations of over 700 of the most commonly used, and most commonly misunderstood financial terms, using examples, illustrations, and complementary graphics to make the words meaningful as well as memorable.
Filled with helpful cross references that link related terms and concepts, the dictionary also lists the most important terms to know for online trading, investing in stocks and mutual funds, and analyzing investment performance. Special sections also clarify the differences between frequently confused terms: what is the difference between NASD, Nasdaq and OTC, anyway?
With dramatic changes in the financial markets occurring each day, it's getting more and more difficult to read the news, let alone the business sections of daily papers, without a handy guide to financial terms by your side.