A guide to keeping up with change in investment markets. It explains the world of investment and leads investors to investment news publications and sources, computer software, and service providers. The authors discuss where to find relevant information, and they analyze, explain, illustrate and demonstrate how to apply major and minor concepts, terms, ratios, and a host of other variables. Among the topics covered are: what moves the markets and why; benefits and costs of good investment and information; market benchmarks and how they can help investors succeed; on-line data services and what they can provide; investment software; and finding and understanding company information.
Strauss's latest edition retains its place as an essential text for library students; an indispensable guide for practitioners in public, academic, and special libraries who deal with business inquiries; and a resource for entrepreneurs and business professionals.