A reader of one of my earlier discussions asked-"Have you ever tried out the ideas outlined in your book?" My reply was to the effect that the ideas were tried out first, and the book written afterward. Any earner who earns more than he can spend is automatically an investor. It doesn't matter in the slightest whether he wants to be or not, or even whether he realizes that he is investing. Storing present purchasing power for use in the future is investing, no matter in what form it's put away. Some popular and common forms include money itself, government bonds, savings bank deposits, real estate, commodities, securities of all types, diamonds and where and when it's legal, gold.
Rare is the opportunity to chat with a legendary financial figure and hear the unvarnished truth about what really goes on behind the scenes. Hedgehogging represents just such an opportunity, allowing you to step inside the world of Wall Street with Barton Biggs as he discusses investing in general, hedge funds in particular, and how he has learned to find and profit from the best moneymaking opportunities in an eat-what-you-kill, cutthroat investment world.
Introducing the new Fisher Investment Series, comprised of engaging and informative titles written by renowned money manager and bestselling author Ken Fisher. This series offers essential insights into the worlds of investing and finance. Over the course of nearly two centuries, the innovations, mistakes, and scandals of different market participants have played an important role in shaping today's financial markets. Now, in 100 Minds That Made the Market, Ken Fisher delivers cameo biographies of these pioneers of American financial history. From Joe Kennedy's "sexcapades" to Jesse Livermore's suicide, this book details the drama, the dirt, and the financial principles of an amazingly inventive group of financial minds. Fisher digs deep to uncover the careers, personal lives, and contributions of these individuals, and leads you through the lessons that can be learned from each one. Here you have 100 of the best teachers -- some you already know, some you will feel you know, and some you may not have previously discovered -- whose experiences will undoubtedly enhance your understanding of the markets. With a few pages dedicated to each person, 100 Minds That Made the Market quickly captures the essence of the people and ideas that have influenced the evolution of the financial industry.
The Stock Trader's Almanac is a practical investment tool that has helped traders and investors forecast market trends with accuracy and confidence for over 40 years. Organized in an easy-to-access calendar format, the 2008 Edition contains historical price information on the stock market, provides monthly and daily reminders, and alerts users to seasonal opportunities and dangers. For its wealth of information and authority of its sources, the Stock Trader's Almanac stands alone as the guide to intelligent investing. "Jeff Hirsch is following in the great tradition of his father, Yale Hirsch, with this nonpareil almanac of Wall Street data. It's a treasure for investors who want to remember the past as they plan for the future." -Louis Rukeyser, late founding host, Wall $treet Week "Information is key to successful investing and investors will find the Almanac a chock-a-block source of need-to-know stuff." -Steve Forbes, President, CEO, and Editor in Chief, Forbes "I have every issue since 1976 in my bookcase. The Stock Trader's Almanac is an invaluable resource." -Marty Zweig, author, Martin Zweig's Winning on Wall Street "The Stock Trader's Almanac should be on every investor's desk. It's an invaluable source of investment advice, trading patterns, and Wall Street lore. It's also fun to read. I refer to it frequently throughout the year." -Myron Kandel, founding financial editor, CNN
Everything you need to pass Level I of the CMT Program CMT Level I 2016: An Introduction to Technical Analysis fully prepares you to demonstrate the basic competencies of an entry-level analyst, including a working knowledge of terminology and the ability to discuss key concepts and fundamental analytical tools. Covered topics address theory and history, markets, market indicators, construction, confirmation, cycles, selection and decision, system testing, statistical analysis, and ethics. The Level I exam emphasizes trend, chart, and pattern analysis. This cornerstone guidebook of the Chartered Market Technician® Program will provide every advantage to passing Level I.
What The Rich Continue to Do to Stay Wealthy in Up and Down Markets
Author: David M. Darst
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Protect assets during times of crisis with this new edition of the New York Times bestseller! When the first edition of this book appeared it was before the economic crash. This new edition shows how David Darst's particular kind of asset allocation helped his investors during that volatile period. It also contains a discussion of downside and risk tolerance and new self-tests for determining your risk tolerance. And, finally, it reveals how the asset allocation model has changed since 2008. In all of these areas, the author will continue to include new insightful anecdotes like those that peppered the first edition. Shows how to tap into the use of asset allocation strategies to protect your investments Offers updated information on downside and risk tolerance The next step resource from a managing director of Morgan Stanley and the bestselling author David Darst Includes a Foreword by Jim Cramer David Darst reveals how to use asset allocation to increase your portfolio that tap into the investment strategies of the wealthy.
Originally published in 1982, Risk Arbitrage has become a classic on arbitrage strategies by the "dean of the arbitrage community." It provides an overview of risk arbitrage, how it has been used over the centuries and particularly in modern markets, with a focus on merger arbitrage. From average expected returns to turning a position, cash tender offers, exchange offers, recapitalizations, spinoffs, stub situations, limited risk arbitrage, and corporate freeze-ins, the book provides a step by step walk through of a world of arb strategies illuminated by real world examples and case studies.
This powerful and practical book shows you how to successfully invest in the stock market. The book covers the technical and psychological aspects of investing. It also shows you how to develop a profitable system and provides you with the 'wisdom' to stick to your system. It also covers how to avoid the mistakes that most people make and how to make sure that most of your trades are profitable. This is one of the very few books that cover the UK and US stock markets. The book contains strategies that are suitable for people that cannot monitor the stock market during the day.
Technical Indicators for Improving Your Investment Results
Author: Jack Schannep
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Dow Theory for the 21st Century includes everything that the serious investor needs to know about the stock market and how to become financially successful. Expanding upon Charles Dow's 20th century stock market theory, author Jack Schannep provides readers with a better understanding of the ingredients that make up the world of finance, specifically the American stock market, in order to help them achieve investment success.