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Pointer_to_misc.invest_general_FAQ_list diffs_for_misc.invest_general_FAQ m.i_F_o_g_i_t_(T_o_C) m.i_F_o_g_i_t_(p_1_o_3) m.i_F_o_g_i_t_(p_2_o_3) m.i_F_o_g_i_t_(p_3_o_3) misc.invest_FAQ_on_general_investment_topics_(Table_of_Contents) misc.invest_FAQ_on_general_investment_topics_(part_1_of_3) misc.invest_FAQ_on_general_investment_topics_(part_2_of_3) misc.invest_FAQ_on_general_investment_topics_(part_3_of_3)I'll use the get command to view the first file, which says (in a lot of words) that I need to look instead in the directory /pub/usenet/news.answers/investment-faq/general. I do so and find a table of contents (toc) document and three files called part1, part2, and part3. I opt to view the table of contents of the misc.invest FAQ document just to get an idea of what's inside.
Newsgroups: misc.invest,misc.answers,news.answers,misc.invest.stocks From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Christopher Lott) Subject: misc.invest FAQ on general investment topics (Table of Contents) Summary: Answers to frequently asked questions about investments. Should be read by anyone who wishes to post to misc.invest. Organization: University of Kaiserslautern, Germany Date: Sun, 27 Mar 1994 01:02:17 GMT Archive-name: investment-faq/general/toc Version: $Id: faq-toc,v 1.13 1994/03/23 06:56:18 lott Exp lott $ Compiler: Christopher Lott, email@example.com This is the table of contents for the general misc.invest FAQ. Articles in this FAQ discusses issues pertaining to money and investment instruments, specifically stocks, bonds, and things like options and life insurance. Subjects more appropriate to misc.consumers are not included here. For extensive information on mutual funds, see the mutual fund FAQ, which is maintained by firstname.lastname@example.org.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Sources for Current and Historical Market Data Beginning Investor's Advice Dave Rhodes and Other Chain Letters American Depository Receipts (ADR) Bankrupt Broker Beta Bonds Book-to-Bill Ratio Books About Investing (especially stocks) Bull and Bear Lore Buying and Selling Stock Without a Broker Computing the Rate of Return on Monthly Investments Computing Compound Return Derivatives Discount Brokers Dividends on Stock and Mutual Funds Dollar Cost and Value Averaging Dollar Bill Presidents Dramatic Stock Price Increases and Decreases Direct Investing and DRIPS Free Information Future and Present Value of Money Getting Rich Quickly Charles Givens Goodwill Hedging Instinet Investment Associations (AAII and NAIC) Initial Public Offering (IPO) Investment Jargon Life Insurance Money-Supply Measures M1, M2, and M3 Market Makers and Specialists NASD Public Disclosure Hotline One-Letter Ticker Symbols One-Line Wisdom Option Symbols Options on Stocks P/E Ratio Pink Sheet Stocks Renting vs. Buying a Home Retirement Plan - 401(k) Round Lots of Shares Savings Bonds (from US Treasury) SEC Filings / Edgar Shorting Stocks Stock Basics Stock Exchange Phone Numbers Stock Index Types Stock Index - The Dow Stock Indexes - Others Stock Splits Technical Analysis Ticker Tape Terminology Treasury Debt Instruments Treasury Direct Uniform Gifts to Minors Act (UGMA) Warrants Wash Sale Rule (from U.S. IRS) Zero-Coupon Bonds -----------------------------------------------------------------------------/u> Compilation Copyright (c) 1994 by Christopher Lott, email@example.com -- "Christopher Lott / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel: +49 (631) 205-3334" "Adresse: FB Informatik - Bau 57 / Universitaet KL / D--67653 Kaiserslautern"It's clear that a tremendous amount of helpful information is available in this document, and it allows me to make a recommendation: if you're interested in any aspect of investing and would like to see what kind of services are available on the Internet, get a copy of this document from the MIT archive server.
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