Fundamental analysis is the examination of the underlying forces that affect the well being of the economy, industry groups, and companies. As with most analysis, the goal is to derive a forecast and profit from future price movements.
Handbook of Key Economic Indicators
by R. Mark Rogers
Book Description: This handbook is geared to analysts and traders who need quick access to data relating to key U.S. economic indicators. It considers what indicators mean and how they are calculated, compiled, and reported to enhance informed financial decision making. Employment. . .Inflation. . .Consumer Spending. Each month, financial markets react to these and other important figures. The data, tables, charts, and graphs in this authoritative book explain how each indicator is determined, and how readers can effectively use this information.
Trading the Fundamentals: The Trader's Guide to Interpreting Economic Indicators and Monetary Policy
by Micahel P. Niemira, Gerald F. Zukowski
Book Description: Economic indicators and economic policy have an incredible impact on the volatile financial markets, yet it is often up to traders and investors to interpret the effects and take decisive action. Trading the Fundamentals explains the significance and market impact of all widely followed economic numbers, including the Consumer Price Index, Employment Report and other well-known indicators. Trading the Fundamentals provides readers with all the tools they need to analyze economic news and make appropriate investment decisions.
The Secrets of Economic Indicators
by Bernard Baumohl
Book Description: Every day, stocks, bonds, and currencies bounce wildly in response to new economic indicators. Money managers obsess over those statistics, because they provide crucial clues about the future of the economy and the financial markets. Using real-world examples and stories,Baumohl illuminates every U.S. and foreign indicator that matters.Where to find them.What they look like. What the insiders know about their track records. And exactly how to interpret them.
Inside Greenspan's Briefcase: Investment Strategies for Profiting from Key Reports and Data
by Robert Stein
Book Description: Fed chairman Alan Greenspan's infamous, packed-beyond-capacity briefcase has for years represented the definitive behind-thescenes collection of market-moving financial knowledge and economic reports. Inside Greenspan's Briefcase breaks the seal, examining the essential reports, data, and numbers that investors must know, and explaining what they generally mean to market insiders.
A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy
by RANDY CHARLES EPPING
Book Description: What is the new economy? What is globalization? Is the euro the final seal on European Union? How is e-commerce transforming our world beyond economics? What is virtual money, and does it have real value? How do social concerns and societal ills (drugs, poverty, AIDS, endangered natural resources) play a part in the rapidly changing world economy. What are multinationals, and do they signal the end of nationalism? These and many other pertinent issues are concisely addressed in the most accessible primer for those who want to be economically literate (and who doesn't?).