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Index decreasing before investing, 15, 16 debt ratios, 70 derivatives, 27 options, 29 calls, 30 leverage, 30, 31 puts, 31, 32 stock index options, 32 ADRs, 33 subscription rights, 27, 28 immediate gratification, 28 warrants, 28, 29 determining expenses before investing, 16, 17 determining how much you have to invest, 14 amassing emergency funds, 15 building a sufficient savings, 14, 15 determining expenses, 16, 17 getting rid of debt, 15, 16 paper investing, 17 Direct Reinvestment Plans (see DRIPs) discount brokers, 44 diversification, 8 dividends, 19 Dividends per Share (stock tables), 85, 86 divisors (Dow Jones), 96 dollar cost averaging, 77, 78 Dow Jones Average (index), 95, 96 Industrial Average stock listings, 96, 97 Dow, Charles, 95 DRIPs, 49 (Direct Reinvestment Plans), 49 viewed as gambling, 7 finances determining how much you have to invest, 14 financial information media, 100 financial management plans, 14 determining how much you have to invest, 14 amassing emergency funds, 15 building a sufficient savings, 14, 15 determining expenses, 16, 17 getting rid of debt, 15, 16 paper investing, 17 financial media, 109, 110 fluidity stock selection, 59, 60 forward P/E ratio, 68 full service brokers, 42, 43 controlling your own money, 43, 44 fully diluted earnings, 69 114 G gambling (fear of investing), 7 getting rid of debt, 15, 16 Good Through the Month (see GTM orders) Good Through the Week (see GTW orders) Good unTil Canceled (see GTC orders) growth potential (companies), 19 growth stocks, 20, 25 aggressive, 61 conservative, 61 trade objectives, 60, 61 GTC orders (Good unTil Canceled), 53 GTM orders (Good Through the Month), 53 GTW orders (Good Through the Week), 53 E E-brokers, 44, 45 earnings per share (see EPS) emergency funds amassing before investing, 15 EPS (earnings per share), 68, 69 evaluating stocks, 66, 67 book values, 72 credit ratings, 72, 73 current and debt ratios, 70, 71 current/dividend yield, 70 EPS (earnings per share), 68, 69 P/E ratio, 67 forward, 68 interpretation, 68 standard, 67 trailing, 67 expenses determining before investing, 16, 17 expiration dates (options), 31 H Hi/Low (stock tables), 89 High-Low (stock tables), 84, 85 I illiquid market, 65 imes-Italic National Association of Securities Dealer Automated Quotations. See NASDAQ, 97 immediate gratification subscription rights, 28 In trust concept, 33 income stocks, 20, 24, 25 trade objectives, 60 indices, 94, 95 AMEX Market Value, 98, 99 Dow Jones Average, 95, 96 Industrial Average stock listings, 96, 97 NASDAQ National Market System Composite, 97 NYSE Composite, 99 Russell, 99 Standard & Poor's 500, 98 Wilshire 5000, 100 Industrial Average (Dow Jones) current stock listings, 96, 97 inflationary risk, 64 insufficient financial knowledge (fear of investing), 3 repeated exposure, 3, 4 F fears of investing, 1 insufficient financial knowledge, 3 repeated exposure, 3, 4 market crashes, 5, 6, 7 stocks are only for millionaires, 4 filling the bucket regularly, 5 filling the bucket slowly, 4, 5 technical-ese, 1, 2 time investment required, 8