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Economic Indicator Handbook : How to Evaluate Economic Trends to Maximize Profits and Minimize Losses
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The Visual Guide to Economic Indicators helps investors more easily evaluate economic trends, to better inform investment decision making and other key strategic financial planning. Written by a Bloomberg Senior Economist, this book presents a visual distillation of the indicators every investor should follow, with clear explanation of how they're measured, what they mean, and how that should inform investment thinking. The focus on graphics, professional application, Bloomberg terminal functionality, and practicality makes this guide a quick, actionable read that could immediately start improving investment outcomes. Coverage includes gross domestic product, employment data, industrial production, new residential construction, consumer confidence, retail and food service sales, and commodities, plus guidance on the secret indicators few economists know or care about.
Past performance can predict future results – if you know how to read the indicators. Modern investing requires a careful understanding of the macroeconomic forces that lift and topple markets on a regular basis, and how they shift to move entire economies. This book is a visual guide to recognizing these forces and tracking their behavior, helping investors identify entry and exit points that maximize profit and minimize loss.
- Quickly evaluate economic trends
- Make more informed investment decisions
- Understand the most essential indicators
- Translate predictions into profitable actions
Savvy market participants know how critical certain indicators are to the formulation of a profitable, effective market strategy. A daily indicator check can inform day-to-day investing, and long-term tracking can result in a stronger, more robust portfolio. For the investor who knows that better information leads to better outcomes, theVisual Guide to Economic Indicators is an exceptionally useful resource.
Bloomberg senior economist Richard Yamarone offers a visual distillation of the most essential financial indicators: how they're measured, what they mean, and how that should inform investment thinking. Indicators covered include: gross domestic product, employment data, industrial production, new residential construction, consumer confidence, retail and food service sales, commodities, and a chapter on secret indicators few economists know or care about. With this knowledge in hand, investors, traders, and economists are better equipped to get in and out of the market at the right time in order to maximize profit and minimize losses.
- Offers an guide for understanding how past performance can predict future investing results and shows how to tap into the power of financial indicators
- Provides a visual guide that puts the emphasis on graphics, professional application, Bloomberg terminal functionality, and practicality
- Written by Richard Yamarone who authors and oversees the Bloomberg Brief: Economics, a popular daily newsletter that features in-depth analysis of macroeconomic data
Yamarone offers a guide for savvy investors who follow leading economic indicators on a regular basis to inform their day-to-day investing and trading.