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Table of Contents
Introduction: Investing Online. PART I: Creating Your Investment Plan. PART II: Understanding Stock Quotes and Charts. PART III: Company Research and News. PART IV: Shopping for a Broker. PART V: Trading Online. PART VI: Knowing When to Buy and Sell. PART VII: IPOs. PART VIII: Mutual Funds. PART IX: Bonds. PART X: Tracking Investments. PART XI: Tax Consequences of Investing. Appendix: Investor Web Sites. Glossary: Techie Talk. Index. Book Registration Information.
About the Author Thomas S. Gray is a journalist and author who has written on business, technology, and other fields for a number of publications, including the Los Angeles Times and TechWeek magazine. Born in Southern California, he was educated at Stanford University and UCLA, headed the editorial pages at the Daily News in Los Angeles, and later was senior editor at Investors Business Daily. He is the author, with Claire Mencke, of IDG Books Teach Yourself Investing Online. He lives in Oak Park, California with his wife, Barbara Bronson Gray, and their two children.