Now you can use these indicators to make smarter investment decisions, just like the professionals do.You don't need an economics degree, or a CPA... just this easy-to-use book.
Former TIME Magazine senior economics reporter Bernard Baumohl has done the impossible: he's made economic indicators fascinating.
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.
Whether you're an investor,broker, portfolio manager, researcher, journalist,or student, you'll find this book indispensable.Nobody can predict the future with certainty. But The Secrets of Economic Indicators will get you as close as humanly possible.
What the numbers really mean...
...to stocks, bonds, rates, currencies, and you
Ahead of the curve: spotting turning points
Calling recessions and recoveries in time to profit from them
Leading indicators: where's the economy really heading
Decoding initial unemployment claims, housing starts, the yield curve, and other predictors
Beyond the borders
Why foreign indicators are increasingly importantand how to use them
Making sense of indicators in conflict
What to do when the numbers disagree
Finding the data
Free web resources for the latest economic data...Continua