Your Next Skill: Investing
Find resources for learning how to invest. Below are several different resources--books, streaming videos, online databases, and an online class--which may help you learn investing.
The Motley Fool Investment Guide: How the Fools Beat Wall Street's Wise Men and How You Can Too
This book is a revised and updated edition of the investing classic from the financial advise company Motley Fool.
Format: Book - 2017 Third editionView The Motley Fool Investment Guide: How the Fools Beat Wall Street's Wise Men and How You Can Too
Guide to Investment Strategy: How to Understand Markets, Risk, Rewards, and Behaviour
A practical guide to developing investment strategies appropriate for different kinds of investors, this book details how insights of behavioral analysis are reflected in investor behavior.
Format: Book - 2018 Fourth editionView Guide to Investment Strategy: How to Understand Markets, Risk, Rewards, and Behaviour
The Art of Investing
This 24 episode streaming video series is available free to SPL patrons via Kanopy. Use your library card number and PIN to log in and begin watching. From the series description: "Business school professor and portfolio manager John Longo conducts you through the life stories of over 30 men and women including Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, and George Soros, who have built spectacular fortunes through investing. Each lecture focuses on a single approach, such as value stocks, growth stocks, mutual funds, and hedge funds."
Format: Streaming Video - 2018View The Art of Investing
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Use your library card number and PIN to get free access to up-to-date information about stocks, funds and other investment options. The "Help & Education" section of the database can help you understand how to get the most out of this useful investing tool.
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Another database accessible by using your library card number and PIN, Value Line offers investment ratings, research, statistics, and forecasts for thousands of stocks and mutual funds.
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Investment Evaluation | Lynda.com
This two-hour online course provides a solid introduction to the the different types of investments and the pros and cons of different methods of evaluation. The Seattle Public Library offers patrons free access to Lynda.com's entire library of streaming tutorials. To log in to Lynda.com go to https://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=spl.org and enter your library card number and PIN."
Format: -View Investment Evaluation | Lynda.com