In a clear and concise form, this text explains the basics of investing online, highlighting what investors should know before, during, and after they invest. Written in an engaging style, this text gives the reader instant access to information previously available only to investment professionals. The chapters cover the entire process of investing online, enabling the reader to:understand securities markets and regulationsdeal with brokers and dealers onlinebecome familiar with stocks, bonds, and mutual fundsanalyze and determine the value of investmentsmanage an investment portfolioThe text makes extensive use of online resources, providing a directory of websites at the end of the book, and referring the reader to relevant websites in the end-of-chapter questions. Additionally, “Investor Insight” boxes use practical examples to illustrate key points for the reader. Accessible to a broad audience, this text is ideal for course use, as well as for investment professionals interested in investing online.