9. Investments 8: Picking Financial Assets

Investments 8: Picking Financial Assets

Learning Outcomes

There are four objectives for this section:
A. Explain Why You Should Wait to Purchase Individual Stocks
B. Know How to Find Information on Mutual Funds and Stocks
C. Describe How to Pick a Good Mutual Fund
D. Explain the Value of Purchasing an Index Fund or Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)

Chapter Reading

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Slide Presentation

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NOTE: Information for this chapter is included as part of the video used in the chapter on Investments 6: Mutual Fund Basics.



Here are the assignments for "Investments 8: Picking Financial Assets"



The following learning tools may be helpful with this chapter:

Using Morningstar to Select Funds

Key Sources of Financial Information

Investment Process Spreadsheet


Additional Materials