How to Make Money in Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times and Bad, Fourth Edition

How to Make Money in Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times and Bad, Fourth Edition : A Winning System in Good Times or Bad

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Anyone can learn to invest wisely with this bestselling investment system!

Through every type of market, William J. O'Neil's national bestseller, How to Make
Money in Stocks, has shown over 2 million investors the secrets to building wealth.
O'Neil's powerful CAN SLIM (R) Investing System-a proven 7-step process for minimizing
risk and maximizing gains-has influenced generations of investors.

Based on a major study of market winners from 1880 to 2009, this expanded
edition gives you:

Proven techniques for finding winning stocks before they make big price gains

Tips on picking the best stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs to maximize your gains

100 new charts to help you spot today's most profitable trends

PLUS strategies to help you avoid the 21 most
common investor mistakes!

"I dedicated the 2004 Stock Trader's Almanac to Bill O'Neil: `His foresight,
innovation, and disciplined approach to stock market investing will influence
investors and traders for generations to come.'"

-Yale Hirsch, publisher and editor, Stock Trader's Almanac and
author of Let's Change the World Inc.

"Investor's Business Daily has provided a quarter-century of great financial
journalism and investing strategies."

-David Callaway, editor-in-chief, MarketWatch

"How to Make Money in Stocks is a classic. Any investor serious about making
money in the market ought to read it."

-Larry Kudlow, host, CNBC's "The Kudlow Report"
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 162.56 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 703.06g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • ill
  • 0071614133
  • 9780071614139
  • 29,686

Table of contents

Preface ix

Part I:
A Winning System: CAN SLIM (TM)

Introduction: Learning From the Greatest Winners

CHAPTER 1: C = Current Quarterly Earnings per Share: The Higher the Better

CHAPTER 2: A = Annual Earnings Increases: Look for Significant

CHAPTER 3: N = New Products, New Management, New Highs:
Buying at the Right Time

CHAPTER 4: S = Supply and Demand: Shares Outstanding Plus
Big Volume Demand

CHAPTER 5: L = Leader or Laggard: Which Is Your Stock?

CHAPTER 6: I = Institutional Sponsorship: Follow the Leaders

CHAPTER 7: M = Market Direction: How to Determine It

Part II:
Be Smart From the Start

CHAPTER 8: Nineteen Common Mistakes Most Investors Make

CHAPTER 9: When to Sell and Cut Your Losses

CHAPTER 10: When to Sell and Take Your Profit

CHAPTER 11: Should You Diversify, Invest for the Long Haul,
Buy on Margin, Sell Short, Etc.?

CHAPTER 12: How to Read Charts Like an Expert and Improve Your
Stock Picks and Timing

Part III:
Investing Like a Professional

CHAPTER 13: Models of the Greatest Stock Market Winners: 1952-2001

CHAPTER 14: How to Find Winning Stocks Using Investor's Business Daily

CHAPTER 15: How to Pick the Best Market Sectors, Industry Groups,
and Subgroups

CHAPTER 16: The Art of Tape Reading: Analyzing and Reacting to News

CHAPTER 17: Should You Buy Options, Nasdaq Stocks, New Issues,
Convertible Bonds, Tax Shelters, Foreign Stocks?

CHAPTER 18: How You Could Make a Million Dollars Owning Mutual Funds

CHAPTER 19: Improving Management of Pension and Institutional

CHAPTER 20: Important Guidelines to Remember

Success Stories

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PUBLICITY CONFIRMATIONS (as of 6/17/09) 6/17/09,, NATIONAL Online, Feature and Interview 6/15/09,, NATIONAL Online, Interview 6/15/09, Radio America, NATIONAL Radio, Interview 6/15/09, WBBM, Boston Radio, Interview 3-11 Education 20090617
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About William J. O'Neil

William J. O'Neil is the founder and chairman of Investor's Business Daily. He also founded William O'Neil + Company, a leader in equity market information and data research for more than 400 major institutional money managers worldwide.
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