Stock Investing for Dummies, 2nd Edition

  • by Paul Mladjenovic
  • Narrated by Brett Barry
  • 3 hrs and 20 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

With so many choices, investing can be tricky. Stock Investing for Dummies, 2nd Edition, makes things simple with proven tactics and time-tested strategies for picking winners. This updated edition includes new case studies, resources, and insight on government policy, and will have you investing with confidence in no time! Discover how to find a great broker, decode company documents, choose the right investment strategy, handle your taxes, weigh risk versus reward, and discover new investing opportunities.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Valuable but DATED!

Where does Stock Investing for Dummies, 2nd Edition rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

While I consider myself intelligent I have always found the "for Dummies" series of books very easy to navigate and understand and well laid out. The same is true here. The format of these books is excellent no matter the topic.

What was most disappointing about Paul Mladjenovic’s story?

DATED! I learned a great deal in the first half, however then the text became very dated. I was stunned when the author began speaking of the house market as if we should be cautious, but the problems MAY happen. I then realized this text was two versions older than the book sold on Not good in a topic like stocks where advice needs to stay current!

Would you be willing to try another one of Brett Barry’s performances?

Yes, I found his voice and reading engaging unlike some other books I have listened to where the information is valuable, but the narrator makes you go numb.

Any additional comments?

Please search for a NEWER version of this book before purchase. This is the SECOND EDITION and the FORTH EDITION is in print on This book will help you understand the terms of stock investing... but whenever it ventures onto "current events" it is a few years off the mark.

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- Ryan Healey

Should have started here

This is the best start for anyone looking to invest in stocks. Best book I've read on the subject thus far.
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- Steven

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-26-2006
  • Publisher: HarperAudio