An updated version of the best-selling book for beginning investors Heralded as the definitive guide for new investors, Getting Started in Stocks has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent changes in the markets. It's packed with new material on mutual funds, world markets, setting financial goals, plus all-new charts, examples, and exercises. Readers learn how to understand risk and reward, spot global market opportunities, track financial trends, and manage their investments with informed choices. ALVIN D. HALL (New York, New York) teaches investments and securities to executives at most of the major firms on Wall Street. He is a former Executive Director of the New York Institute of Finance. He is currently featured in a popular BBC television series for investors.