A one-off sourcebook for the best investment information More importantly it shows how to then use the information effectivelyIf there is a certainty in the investment world, it is that everything is in flux--information, trends, ideas, and new systems move at the speed of light. How do investors keep up with all the change and information? This resource encapsulates the investment climate and discusses the best investment news publications and sources, computer software, and service providers. The authors tell where to get the information--analyzed, explained, illustrated--and apply major and minor concepts, terms, ratios, and other variables. Key topics are: What moves the markets and why? Benefits and costs of investment information; Sources and uses of economic information; Market benchmarks and how they help investors succeed; Industry performance and information; Finding and understanding company information.