Tuesday, March 8, 2011
How the Stock Market Works by John M. Dalton
How the Stock Market Works
by John M. Dalton
Book Description: New York Institute of Finance, 1988. Soft cover. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Softcover, Second Edition, Book Condition: Very good, slightest signs of wear, some bumping to corners, pages clean and bright.
Contents: The second edition of the popular HOW THE STOCK MARKET WORKS updates and expands its solid introduction to Wall Street for individual investors and beginning financial professionals alike. This primer explains the workings of the securities industry as a whole, including the initial public offering (getting the stocks to the marketplace), types of stocks, who's who inside the brokerage firm, executing orders on the Exchange floor, the role of the specialist, the over-the-counter market, back office operations (buy/sell and processing procedures), and the major theories of market analysis. Excellent primer, highly recommended. 325 pages.