GUIDE TO THE STOCK MARKET

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The History of the Stock Market

Topic 1. How The Greeks went Dutch on Deals 

Topic 2. Wall Street is Born! 

Topic 3. 1st Expansion of American Economy 

Topic 4. J.P Morgan the Financial Tyrant! 

Topic 5. 2nd Expansion of the United States Economy 

Topic 6. Great Depression and the Stock Market 

Topic 7. 3rd Expansion of the US Economy

Topic 8. Capital Markets Come in Many Forms! 

Topic 9. Should You Hate Banks? 

Chapter 2: Common & Preferred Stock

Topic 1: How His Grandfather Made John Rich In The Stock Market

Topic 2: Common Stock

Topic 3: Common Stock Dividends

Topic 4: Common Stock Voting Rights

Topic 5: Corporate Governance

Topic 6: The Poison Pill

Topic 7: Institutional Activism

Topic 8: Preferred Stock

Topic 9: Convertible Securities

Topic 10: Equity Markets

Topic 11: Secondary Markets

Topic 12: Direct Search Secondary Markets

Topic 13: Brokered Secondary Markets

Topic 14: Dealer Secondary Markets

Topic 15: Factors Affecting the Size of Bid Ask Spreads 

Topic 16: Equity Trading

Topic 17: Stock Exchanges

Topic 18:  Global Stock Markets

Topic 19: American Depository Receipts

Topic 20: Regulation of Equity Markets

Topic 21: Equity Valuation Basics

Topic 22: Stock Market Indexes

Topic 23: Price-Weighted Indexes

Topic 24: Market Value Weighted Indexes

Topic 25: Standard and Poor’s Indexes

Topic 26: The Stock Market as a Predictor of Economic Activity

Chapter 3: Mutual Funds

Topic 1. Mutual Fund Secrets of the Millionaire Hair Dresser

Topic 2. Investment Companies and Fund Types

Topic 3. Net Asset Value

Topic 4. Mutual Fund Operations

Topic 5. Taxation of Investment Companies

Topic 6. Mutual Fund Costs and Fees

Topic 7. The Mutual Fund Load

Topic 8. Selecting Mutual Funds

Topic 9. Stock Mutual Funds

Topic 10. Other Stock Mutual Fund Types and Issues 

Topic 11. Taxable and Municipal Bond Mutual Funds 

Topic 12. Stock and Bond Funds 

Topic 13. Money Market Funds 

Topic 14. The Mystery of Closed-end Funds, Exchange Traded Funds, and Hedge Fund

Topic 15. Exchange Traded Funds

Chapter 4: Stock Options

Topic 1: Don’t Pledge Allegiance to American Corporations 

Topic 2: Options in General 

Topic 3: Stock Options 

Topic 4: Call Options 

Topic 5: The Option Writer 

Topic 6: Intrinsic Value of an Option 

Topic 7: Options and Leverage 

Topic 8: Options That Expire 

Topic 9: Writing Options 

Topic 10: Put Options 

Topic 11: Warrants

Topic 12: Employee Stock Options (ESOs)

Chapter 5: Fundamental Analysis

Topic 1: Fundamental Analysis of the Stock Market

Topic 2: The Dividend Discount Model

Topic 3: Price Ratio Analysis

Topic 4: Price-Cash Flow Ratios

Topic 5: Price-Sales Ratios

Topic 6: Price-Book Ratios

Topic 7: Market Gauge Flaws

Topic 8: Earnings and Cash Flow Analysis

Topic 9: The Balance Sheet

Topic 10: The Income Statement

Topic 11: The Cash Flow Statement

Topic 12: Performance Ratios and Price Ratios

Topic 13: Pro Forma Financial Statements

Chapter 6: Technical Analysis

Topic 1: Technical Analysis of the Stock Market

Topic 2: Dow Theory

Topic 3: Support and Resistance Levels

Topic 4: Market Breadth

Topic 5: The Arms Index

Topic 6: Chart Construction

Topic 7: Trend Analysis

Topic 8: Continuation Patterns

Topic 9: Price Momentum and Trading Volume

Topic 10: Long Range Charts

Topic 11: Moving Average Crossovers

Topic 12: Oscillators

Topic 13: Japanese Candlesticks

Topic 14: Elliot Wave Theory

Chapter 7: Hysteria and Manipulation

Topic 1: Price Manipulation and Mass Hysteria

Topic 2: Is Traditional Beta Dead?

Topic 3: The Dutch Tulip Mania

Topic 4: The Ponzi Scheme

Topic 5: Irrational Exuberance

Topic 6: Experienced Investors

Topic 7: Corporate Executive Insiders

Topic 8: Market Corners

Topic 9: Hudson River Corner (1851)

Topic 10: The First Harlem Corner (1863)

Topic 11: The Second Harlem Corner (1864)

Topic 12: The Prairie de Chien Corner (1965)

Topic 13: The Michigan Southern Corner (1866)

Topic 14: The Failed Erie Corner (March 1868)

Topic 15: The Erie Corner (November 1868)

Topic 16: The Failed Gold Corner (1869)

Topic 17: The Second Failed Erie Corner (1872)

Topic 18: The Northwestern Corner (1972)

Topic 19: The Northern Pacific Corner (1901)

Topic 20: The Stutz Motor Company of America, Inc. Corner (1920)

Topic 21: The Piggly-Wiggly Corner (1932)

Topic 22: The Radio Corporation of America Corner (1928)

Topic 23: Contemporary Corners

Topic 24: Anti-Corner Regulations

CHAPTER CONTENTS

Chapter 7: Hysteria and Manipulation

Topic 1: Mass Hysteria

Topic 2: Beta Death

Topic 3: Tulip Mania

Topic 4: Ponzi Schemes

Topic 5: Irrational & Happy

Topic 6: Savvy Investors

Topic 7: Insider Executives

Topic 8: Market Corners

Topic 9: Hudson (1851)

Topic 10: Harlem (1863)

Topic 11: Harlem (1864)

Topic 12: Prairie (1965)

Topic 13: Michigan (1866)

Topic 14: Erie (Mar 1868)

Topic 15: Erie (Nov 1868)

Topic 16: Gold (1869)

Topic 17:  Erie (1872)

Topic 18: NW (1872)

Topic 19: NP (1901)

Topic 20: Stutz (1920)

Topic 21: Piggly (1932)

Topic 22: RCA (1928)

Topic 23: Recent Corners

Topic 24: Anti-Corner Laws

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