Beating the Street

Beating the Street

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Develop a Winning Investment Strategy-with Expert Advice from "The Nation's #1 Money Manager." Peter Lynch's "invest in what you know" strategy has made him a household name with investors both big and small. An important key to investing, Lynch says, is to remember that stocks are not lottery tickets. There's a company behind every stock and a reason companies-and their stocks-perform the way they do. In this book, Peter Lynch shows you how you can become an expert in a company and how you can build a profitable investment portfolio, based on your own experience and insights and on straightforward do-it-yourself research. In Beating the Street,Lynch for the first time explains how to devise a mutual fund strategy, shows his step-by-step strategies for picking stock, and describes how the individual investor can improve his or her investment performance to rival that of the experts. There's no reason the individual investor can't match wits with the experts, and this book will show you more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 139.7 x 208.28 x 20.32mm | 317.51g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0671891634
  • 9780671891633
  • 7,109

About Peter Lynch

Peter Lynch managed the Fidelity Magellan Fund from 1977 to 1990 when it was one of the most successful mutual-funds of all time. He then became a vice chairman at Fidelity and more recently has become a prominent philanthropist particularly active in the Boston area. His books include One Up on Wall Street, Beating the Street, and Learn to Earn (all written with John Rothchild). John Rothchild was formerly a financial columnist for Time and Fortune more

Table of contents

CONTENTSPrefacePreface to the Trade Paperback EditionIntroduction: Escape from BondageOne: The Miracle of St. AgnesTwo: The Weekend WorrierThree: A Tour of the Fund HouseFour: Managing Magellan: The Early YearsFive: Magellan: The Middle YearsSix: Magellan: The Later YearsSeven: Art, Science, and LegworkEight: Shopping for Stocks: The Retail SectorNine: Prospecting in Bad News: How the "Collapse" in Real Estate Led Me to Pier 1, Sunbelt Nursery, and General HostTen: My Close Shave at SupercutsEleven: Blossoms in the Desert: Great Companies in Lousy IndustriesTwelve: It's a Wonderful BuyThirteen: A Closer Look at the S&LsFourteen: Master Limited Partnerships: A Deal with a YieldFifteen: The Cyclicals: What Goes Around Comes AroundSixteen: Nukes in Distress: CMS EnergySeventeen: Uncle Sam'a Garage Sale: Allied Capital IIEighteen: My Fannie Mae DiaryNineteen: Treasure in the Backyard: The Colonial Group of Mutual FundsTwenty: The Restaurant Stocks: Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth IsTwenty-One: The Six-Month Checkup25 Golden RulesPostscriptIndexshow more

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