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1. Kiplinger's Practical Guide to Investing
Book By Ted Miller(Editor)

2. Greed Is Good : The Capitalist Guide to Investing
Book By Jonathan Hoenig
     About the Author: Before Jonathan Hoenig could drive, he was trading stocks and options. By the time he could buy alcohol, he was advising fellow students on achieving financial success. Today, he is the host and producer of "Capitalist Pig," the first radio program dedicated to the financial needs of eighteen- to thirty-five-year-olds. A trader on the Chicago Board of Trade, he also writes a monthly financial column for P.O.V. magazine and serves as a regular commentator on PRI's "Marketplace." Hoenig has consulted with companies such as Visa and Van Kampen Funds and has been profiled on MTV, CNN, Fox News, and in the pages of such publications as Institutional Investor and the Wall Street Journal.

3. The Question and Answer Book of Money and Investing : Answers to the Most Commonly Asked Questions about Money, Investing, and Personal Finance
Book By Victor L. Harper, et al
     About the Author: Victor L. Harper is Senior Vice President and Director of Scott and Stringfellow, Inc., a brokerage firm in Richmond, Virginia. For over eighteen years he wrote a syndicated financial column entitled "investing." Arthur S. Brinkley is an Assistant Vice President with Scott and Stringfellow, Inc. Sarah E. Dale began her career at Scott and Stringfellow, Inc. in 1990 and currently works in marketing and client relations.

4. Smart Women Finish Rich Interactive
Book By David L. Bach
     About the Author: A senior vice president of a major New York brokerage firm, David Bach is a partner of The Bach Group, which manages over half a billion dollars of individual investors' money. A leading financial advisor and educator, Bach has taught retirement planning classes at the University of California Berkeley Extension, The Learning Annex, numerous corporations, Anthony Robbins' "Financial Mastery" seminars, and his own "Smart Women Finish Rich" workshops. He lives in San Francisco, California, with his wife, Michelle.

5. But Which Mutual Funds? : How to Pick the Right Ones to Achieve Your Financial Dreams
Book By Steven T. Goldberg
     About the Author: Steven T. Goldberg is an associate editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, specializing in mutual funds.

6. At the Crest of the Tidal Wave: A Forecast for the Great Bear Market
Book By Robert R. Prechter, Jr.
     Book Description: The author who predicted the boom markets of the 1980s offers a gaze into the future using his successful Elliot Wave principle.

7. Hazardous to your Wealth: Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Mutual Fund Experts
Book By Robert Markman
     About the Author: As President of Markman Capital Management and portfolio manager of the highly ranked Markman MultiFunds, Robert Markman manages over $500 million for investors and institutions across the country. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two daughters.

8. Financial Success in the Year 2000 and Beyond 13 Experts Show You the Way
Book By Larry Chambers(Editor)

9. Moonlight Investing
Book By J. W. Dicks

10. World of Money Allowance Kit! : A Hands-On Money Management System Exclusively for Kids!
Book By Michael J. Searls
     About the Author: Michael J. Searls is the president and founder of Summit Financial Products, Inc., a fast growing company which creates products that teach children about money. After a successful career as one of the nations highest paid professional investment advisors, Mr. Searls realized that kids needed to learn the basic principals of money and finance. These principals are not adequately taught in school so Mr. Searls has dedicated his company to solving the information gap that exists.

11. Hot Sector Investing : Profit from over 100 Emerging Opportunities
Book By David Wanetick(Preface)

12. The 20 Hottest Investments for the 21st Century
Book By Andrew Leckey

13. Smarter Insurance Solutions (Bloomberg Personal Library)
Book By Janet Bamford, Ward Schumaker (Illustrator)

14. The Math Behind Wall Street : How the Market Works and How to Make It Work for You
Book By Nicholas Teebagy, et al

15. The Dean Witter Guide to Personal Investing
Book By Robert G. Gardiner

16. 100 Questions You Should Ask About Your Personal Finances : And the Answers You Need to Help You Save, Invest, and Grow Your Money
Book By Ilyce R. Glink
     About the Author: Ilyce R. Glink is an award-winning journalist who specializes in personal finance and real estate. Her newspaper column, "Real Estate Matters," and her radio shows, Real Estate USA and The Real Estate Minute, are nationally syndicated. She has been a featured guest on the Today show and Oprah, as well as hundreds of other television and radio programs. Her articles have been published in Worth magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among other publications. She is also the bestselling author of 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask. Glink lives with her husband and sons outside Chicago. Her Internet address is ThinkGlink.com.

17. How To Get The Money To Make Money
Book By Mark Bush, James D. Criswell
     About the Author: Mark Bush has a diverse business background. His career spans employment with Fortune 500 corporations to business ventures as an entrepreneur. He has worked in the real estate, mortgage origination, insurance, and financial services industries where he researched and fine tuned the unique concepts he presents in this book.

18. Treasury Options for Institutional Investors
Book By Galen Burghardt, et al
     About the Author: Galen Burghardt, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Carr Futures Susan Kirshner, Manager, Derivatives and Treasury Risk Management, Andersen Consulting

19. Real Estate Investing from A to Z : The Most Comprehensive, Practical, and Readable Guide to Investing Profitably in Real Estate
Book By William H. Pivar

20. The Bank Customer's Guide to Safe and Smart Investing : Maximizing the Power of Your Savings Using : Mutual Funds, Annuities, Tax-Free Bonds, Governm
Book By Jeffrey H. Champlin

21. The Wise Investor : Ten Concepts You Need to Know to Achieve Financial Success
Book By Neil E. Elmouchi

22. How to Buy Mutual Funds the Smart Way (2nd Ed)
Book By Stephen Littauer

23. Teach Yourself Investing Online Visually
Book By Fran Hawthorne

24. Kids and Money : A Hands-On Parent's Guide to Teach Children About Money Management and Business Basics
Book By Michael J. Searls, Todd Clary (Illustrator)
     About the Author: Michael J. Searls is the president and founder of Summit Financial Products, Inc., a fast growing company which creates products that teach children about money. After a successful career as one of the nations highest paid professional investment advisors, Mr. Searls realized that kids needed to learn the basic principals of money and finance. These principals are not adequately taught in school so Mr. Searls has dedicated his company to solving the information gap that exists.

25. Dow 36,000: The New Strategy for Profiting from the Coming Rise in the Stock Market [ABRIDGED] [ABRIDGED]
Book By James K. Glassman, et al
     About the Author: James K. Glassman, for many years a columnist for The Washington Post and host of the PBS show Techno-Politics, is currently financial columnist for the Reader's Digest and a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Earlier in his career he was the publisher of The New Republic and president of The Atlantic Monthly. Kevin A. Hassett is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute who formerly served as a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Board. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the co-author, with R. Glenn Hubbard, of The Magic Mountain: Defining and Using a Budget Surplus. --This text refers to the hardcover edition of this title

26. High Finance on a Low Budget : Build Wealth Regardless of Your Income
Book By Mark Skousen, et al

27. Money Clips : 365 Tips--From the Simple to the Sophisticated--For Makin, Saving, and Investing Your Money
Book By Lorraine Spurge
     About the Author: Lorraine Spurge began her career as a secretary and went on to the highest ranks of the investment banking world. Credited with raising more money for American businesses than any other woman on Wall Street, she has been a consultant for such companies as MCI, Time-Warner, Mattel, Chrysler, and United Airlines. She also writes a bi-weekly column in LA Business Journal, "Ask Lorraine" and has a radio talk show, "Working with Lorraine," and appears on CNN and CNBC as a financial expert. She lives in Los Angeles.

28. If You're Clueless About the Stock Market and Want to Know More (If You're Clueless)
Book By Seth Godin

29. The Coffeehouse Investor : How to Build Wealth, Ignore Wall Street and Get on With Your Life
Book By Bill Schultheis(Preface)

30. Secrets of the Investment All-Stars
Book By Ken Stern, Kenneth A. Stern
     About the Author: Kenneth A. Stern (San Diego, CA) is chairman of a multi-million dollar private financial services firm. A leader in educating the public regarding personal finance, he has published four personal finance books, has a syndicated radio show on the subject, and regularly appears on such shows as "The Today Show," "CNBC-The Money Club," and "CNN-Early Prime."

31. Investment Clubs : How to Start and Run One the Motley Fool Way
Book By Selena Maranjian, Brian Bauer (Editor)
     About the Author: Selena Maranjian is the author of a nationally syndicated newspaper column.

32. Keeping Up With Economic Trends
Book By Inc. Econoday

33. Dion On Vanguard
Book By Donald Dion Jr.
     About the Author: As President and Founder of Dion Money Management, Donald Dion is the primary architect of Dion investment strategies and is responsible for creating custom portfolios as well as monitoring their performance. In addition, Dion serves as Chief Investment Strategist for the Fidelity Independent Adviser that was reported by Hulbert Financial Digest to be one of the top-performing newsletters for Fidelity-specific newsletters. Dion has over 25 years experience with the stock market. Through founding and running two publicly traded companies, Dion developed his expertise in analyzing financial statements of companies to uncover investment opportunities for his clients. His experience has enabled him to work closely with many mutual fund managers as well as with successful institutional investors. Dion's opinions are highly sought after. He is frequently quoted by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and has appeared many times on CNN and CNBC. Dion began his career in Boston at Ernst & Young as a Certified Public Accountant. He later joined the Boston Law Firm of Warner & Stackpole where he practiced corporate and tax law until 1985. He then moved to Bluegreen Corporation, where he served as Executive Vice President of Finance, Treasurer, and Director. While at Bluegreen Corporation, Dion was responsible for founding Bluegreen Financial Services Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bluegreen Corporation where he served as President for 2 years. After leaving Bluegreen Corporation, Dion founded Litchfield Financial Corporation, a highly successful consumer finance company, where he served as the chairman and Chief Executive Officer for eight years. Dion successfully took Litchfield public in 1992. Dion earned his BA from Saint Michael's College, his JD from the University of Maine School of Law, and his LL.M degree in Taxation from the Boston University School of Law. Dion is a licensed attorney and CPA in Massachusetts and a licensed attorney in the state of Maine. He also serves on the Board of Trustees and the Financial Committee of the South Adams Savings Bank. Having passed NASD Series 7 and Series 65 exams, Dion is an investment advisor representative in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Dion lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts with his wife Laura and two daughters, Sarah and Carolyn.

34. An Investment in Time : What Happens to Your Money When an Investment Company Folds
Book By Nell Marshal
     About the Author: Growing up in the South, at a young age, I dreamed of becoming a lawyer and perhaps a politician. After choosing subjects to further this goal, I graduated near the top of my class but was not accepted by any of the then all-male colleges specializing in legal studies. I entered the real estate field where I practiced until my retirement in the early 90's. During this time, I wrote trade periodicals and participated in seminars detailing the risks involved in real estate investment. After my retirement, I began writing novels about the business. An Investment In Time is my first published work; however, three more novels are in various stages. I now devotes full time to a writing career.

35. Winning Portfolio : Choosing Your 10 Best Mutual Funds [ABRIDGED]
Book By Paul B. Farrell
     About the Author: Paul B. Farrell, J.D., Ph.D., is the director of CBS MarketWatch's Mutual Fund Center and maintains their SuperStar Funds pages. He is the author of three previous books on including "Mutual Funds on the Net," and writes frequently for the financial press. Dr. Farrell has been the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Financial News Network (FNN), an investment baker at Morgan Stanley, and an editor at the Los Angeles Examiner. He has also written for Mutual Funds magazine and founded an Internet news site. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

36. Savings Bonds: When to Hold, When to Fold and Everything In-Between
Book By Daniel J. Pederson

37. The Beardstown Ladies' Common-Sense Investment Guide : How We Beat the Stock Market-And How You Can, Too
Book By Beardstown Ladies Investment Club, Leslie Whitaker

38. Investing in IPOs
Book By Tom Taulli, Steve Harmon (Foreword)
     About the Author: Tom Taulli is an expert in the IPO field and appears regularly on CNN and CNBC. He has written about the stock market for a variety of publications including Barron's, Research Magazine, and Registered Representative. He also writes columns on IPOs for such online publications as Microsoft Investor, TechInvestor, and StockSite. Tom Taulli is the founder of WebIPO, a pioneering online investment banking company. He also helped develop IPO Monitor, which is an online source of IPO information. He's an often quoted source in IPO stories -- most recently in Barron's, The Economist, Forbes, and TheStreet.com.

39. Stock Market 101
Book By Clark Holloway

40. Street Wise: A Guide for Teen Investors
Book By Janet Bamford
     About the Author: Janet Bamford has specialized in personal finance reporting for over a decade. Formerly with Forbes and American Lawyer, she was a co-author of The Consumer Reports Money Book. Bamford contributes regularly to Bottom Line Personal, Parents magazine, and Bloomberg Personal Finance magazine, and has written for Business Week, Investor's Business Daily, SmartMoney, Worth, and Family Business. She is also the author of Smarter Insurance Solutions, 1996, Bloomberg Press. She lives in Pennington, NJ.

41. Y2K Investing: Pitfalls & Opportunities
Book By Ralph W. Burgess
     About the Author: Ralph W. Burgess, Senior Partner with Peer Financial Ltd., is a dedicated wealth management and financial services professional with 24 years experience. He has done seminars across Canada and has shared presentations with notable speakers such as Gordon Pape and Diane Francis

42. By-the-Day Calendar
Book By Inc. Econoday

43. How You Can Become A Millionaire: Your Lifetime Guide for Building Wealth and Achieving Financial Independence
Book By Ed Dzwonkowski
     About the Author: Ed Dzwonkowski is a Certified Financial Planner with a financial planning practice in Huntington Beach, California, where he resides with his wife and three children. Ed received his B.S. Business Administration - Finance degree from California State University, Los Angeles, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Ed is a member of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners, and his local chapter, the Orange County Society of Certified Financial Planners. He has participated in the Orange Counter Register's Planner Hotline, a community-service partnership between a volunteer panel of Certified Financial Planners and the newspaper. Ed is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Huntington Beach, and a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award. Kiwanis is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to community service, where youth is the Number One priority. Ed is a member of the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce and has served as chairman of its Ambassadors Committee. Ed is a member of the Snail's Pace Running Club of Fountain Valley, and has run marathons, including the Los Angeles Marathon. Ed is an accomplished award-winning speaker who enjoys delighting his audiences with a well-crafted blend of valuable, practical information, and good humor. Audiences find him friendly, personable, engaging, and entertaining. He welcomes every opportunity to speak professionally, and all meeting planners and media professionals are encouraged to contact him through his publisher.

44. Day Trading into the Millennium
Book By Michael P. Turner
     About the Author: The author, Michael Turner has been a student of the financial markets for nearly a decade. He traded municipal bonds for Lehman Brothers, and stocks & options for a third generation wall street hedge fund. Over the years, DayTrading has evolved from a hobby to a full time career for Mr. Turner. DayTrading into the Millennium is a guided tour of Mr. Turner's years of trading experience.

45. Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behaviorial Finance and the Psychology of Investing
Book By Hersh Shefrin

46. The First Book of Investing : The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Building Wealth Safely
Book By Samuel Case

47. How Investors Can Make Money Using Mass Psychology : A Guide to Your Relationship With Money
Book By James Dines, et al
     About the Author: During the past 35 years Mr James Dines, a long-term member of the prestigious New York Society of Security Analysts, has earned an outstanding reputation as an international financial authority on Wall Street. His talent for predicting new trends, and his vast knowledge of financial, political and social issues reveal a remarkable ability to detect lucrative investment opportunities. Mr Dines has been the editor of The Dines Letter since 1960. His financial predictions and recommendations reveal to the investing public his "insider's view." With remarkable insight and accuracy, he foresaw the rise of gold at $35 before it rose to $850, recommended silver at 92-1/2 cents before it rose to $50, concluded that South Africa was a relatively safe haven for gold investors and that apartheid would end peacefully before it was politically correct to do so, foresaw the great inflation of the 70s, and with amazing social and political expertise he actually foresaw China as a "great" investor buying opportunity back in 1979 and the collapse of Soviet communism years before the Western world had any indication of this outcome. Mr Dines turned bearish on Japan's Nikkei at 38,000 around 1989, the rest of Asia in 1993, and most recently having predicted in 1996 that there would be a global currency crisis with its origins based in the Far East. Known for his highly-readable style, including a wry sense of humor, Mr Dines prides himself on making his work accessible to beginners, yet having sufficient depth and focus for professionals. For further information see www.dinesletter.com.

48. Investing for Dummies (2nd Ed)
Book By Eric Tyson
     About the Author: Eric Tyson, MBA, nationally-recognized personal finance counselor, syndicated columnist, and lecturer, is the author of the bestsellers Personal Finance For Dummies, 2nd Edition and Investing for Dummies and is the coauthor of Taxes for Dummies. --This text refers to the audio cassette edition of this title

49. Stock Trading Wizard : Advanced Short-Term Trading Strategies for Swing and Day Trading
Book By Tony Oz
     About the Author: Tony Oz is a professional short-term trader who lives and breathes stocks on a daily basis. In 1998, he has made a name for himself when he won 3 stock picking contests beating as many as 2300 contestants over a 4-week period of time. Competition returns were as high as 106% in 4 weeks, and the compounded return for the 5 contests was 822%. He was contracted by a stock picking site, bestreturns.com, to make stock picks for their subscribers. He is one of the founding members and popular traders of Day Traders of Orange County. His experience in teaching Short-Term Trading Seminars has contributed to the writing of what is promised to be one of the best Short-Term Trading Strategies ever published.

50. Inventing for Money
Book By Nancy Miller, Michael F. Rounds
     About the Author: Mike Rounds and Nancy Miller have been presenting seminars for the past 8 years. As a patented inventor, and former director of engineering for a Fortune 500 Company, Mike gained the inside knowledge of what companies were looking for from outside inventors. With her business background, Nancy worked with Mike in developing this practical, step-by-step approach. They are members of the National Speakers Association. Rounds, Miller and Associates continues to help people solicit the marketplace to find licensee's for their inventions.


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