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The Little Book of Safe Money acts as a guide for thosetrying to make their way through today's down markets. The topicscovered include everything from investing behavior-why our mindscome with their own set of biases that often prove harmful-to theuse of financial advisors. But this timely book goes one stepfurther than the rest by questioning an investor's true appetitefor risk.
The Little Book of Safe Money also contradicts many ofthe myths that whirl around Wall Street with chapters like "WhyUltra-ETFs Are Mega-Dangerous" and "Hedge-Fund Hooey." Writing inthe classic Little Book style, author Jason Zweig peels away layerafter layer of buzz words, emotion, and myths to reveal what'sreally going on in today's financial markets.Outlines strategies for satisfying our ever-changing investmentappetites while focusing on a long-term financial planAuthor Jason Zweig is a trusted voice in the financialcommunity and his straightforward style resonates withinvestorsOffers practical guidance, tools, and tips for surviving andthriving in a down market
If you're serious about succeeding in today's turbulent markets,then The Little Book of Safe Money is what you should bereading.
It's been a tough year for investors. Many have seen theirretirement accounts dwindle dramatically and are looking for a safeway to protect what they have and make back some of what they'velost. That's why the bestselling author team of Ben Stein and PhilDeMuth have created The Little Book of Bulletproof Investing:Do's and Don'ts to Protect Your Financial Life.
When you invest, there are essential things you should do andmany things you shouldn't. The Little Book of BulletproofInvesting: Do's and Don'ts to Protect Your Financial Lifeaddresses this issue and shows you how to utilize the fundamentalsof finance to achieve success in today's market. This practicalguide contains proven advice on navigating today's treacherousfinancial landscape and will put you in a better position to makemore informed investment decisions.Includes street-smart advice for the individual investoruncertain about their investment and retirement portfoliosWritten by a experienced team of bestselling authors whoseinvestment advice is accessible to everyoneOutlines the steps you must take to protect yourself from thefinancial calamities of modern life
The Little Book of Bulletproof Investing: Do's and Don'ts toProtect Your Financial Life offers quick, easy-to-follow,and entertaining advice for anyone looking to get back on the rightinvestment track.
"Ben and Phil have done it again. Another lucid, insightfulbook, designed to enhance your wealth! In today's stock-addled cultof equities, there is a gaping hole in most investors'portfolios...the whole panoply of alternative investments that cansimultaneously help us cut our risk, better hedge our inflationrisk, and boost our return. This Little Book is filled with bigideas on how to make these markets and strategies a treasured partof our investing toolkit."
—Robert Arnott, Chairman, Research Affiliates
"I have been reading Ben Stein for thirty-five years and PhilDeMuth since he joined up with Ben ten years ago. They do solidwork, and this latest is no exception."
—Jim Rogers, author of A Gift to MyChildren
"If anyone can make hedge funds sexy, Stein and DeMuth can, andthey've done it with style in this engaging, instructive, andtasteful how-to guide for investing in alternatives. But you shouldread this Kama Sutra of investment manuals not just for thethrills, but also to learn how to avoid the hazards of promiscuousand unprotected investing."
—Andrew Lo, Professor and Director, MIT Laboratory forFinancial Engineering
Low-priced gems, or what author Hilary Kramer calls "breakoutstocks" come in all kinds of shapes and sizes but they all havethree things in common: (1) they are mostly under $10; (2) they areundervalued; and (3) they have specific catalysts in the nearfuture that put them on the threshold of breaking out to muchhigher prices. In The Little Book of Big Profits from SmallStocks, small stock expert Hilary Kramer looks for stocks withfifty to two hundred percent upside potential!
From drug stocks that may have been punished because an FDAapproval failed to materialize when Wall Street expected it to, tothe overly zealous selling off of Ford, there are many greatlow-priced stock opportunities. In this Little Book you'lllearn:How to identify the low cost stocks that have the potential toyield big profitsThe most important secret to making money in stockinvestingPlus, you'll gain instant access to a website with educationalvideos, interactive tools and stock recommendations
The Little Book of Big Profits from Small Stocks explainsKramer's methodology and gives you the ability to analyze theopportunities to pick your own winners.
The massive stock declines over the past year have erodedsavings, but this doesn't mean you should stuff your money under amattress. It needs to be put to work getting some return so that itwill grow.
Smart investors will turn to high dividend paying stocks to geta stable and growing stream of income. Dividend investing-thatprovides an income beyond any gain in the share price-may be theinvestor's best weapon. Dividends are safe, largely reliable, andmaybe at the their cheapest levels in many years. While the bestpaying dividend stocks of recent years, such as financials, took ahuge beating in 2008, opportunities will abound in 2010 andbeyond-if you know where to look.
In The Little Book of Big Dividends, dividend stockexpert Chuck Carlson presents an action plan for dividend-hungryinvestors. You'll learn about the pitfalls, how to find theopportunities, and will learn how to construct a portfolio thatgenerates big, safe dividends easily through the BSD (Big, SafeDividends) formula. If you're a bit adventurous, Carlson has youcovered, and will teach you how to find big, safe dividends inforeign stocks, preferred stocks, ETFs, real estate investmenttrusts, and more.Contains the simple tools, strategies, and recommendations forfinding big, safe dividendsHelps you put a complete portfolio together that pays dividendsevery monthShow you the top dividend paying stocks with their dividendpayment dates
It doesn't get any easier than this, and in these turbulenttimes, you can't afford to ignore the power of dividends. ReadThe Little Book of Big Dividends and gain a betterperspective of how you can protect yourself for the future.
The world's economies are in a state of flux. The traditional dominance of the G7 countries is being challenged by emerging market nations like Brazil and India, and while investment opportunities in these countries abound, the risks can be extremely high. In this Little Book, Mark Mobius, an internationally-renowned expert on emerging market funds, explains the ins and outs of emerging market investment, providing practical guidance on picking industries and companies likely to win, and explaining why policies and regulations matter as much as balance sheets, how to recognize global contenders, techniques for managing risk, and how to get out at the right time.
The emerging markets are expected to be a key driver of future global economic growth, and with The Little Book of Emerging Markets in hand, you have everything you need to take full advantage of these incredible opportunities.Explains how to pick the industries and companies mostly likely to boom, why policies and regulation are key to making intelligent investment decisions, how to recognize genuine opportunities, and much moreIncludes invaluable techniques for managing your riskShows you how to get your money in and out of emerging markets without being burned
The Little Book of Emerging Markets is the perfect little guide to the world's most exciting investment opportunities.
A wide variety of strategies have been identified over theyears, which purportedly outperform the stock market. Some of theseinclude buying undervalued stocks while others rely on technicalanalysis techniques. It's fair to say no one method is fool proofand most go through both up and down periods. The challenge for aninvestor is picking the right method at the right time. TheLittle Book of Stock Market Profits shows you how to achievethis elusive goal and make the most of your time in today'smarkets.
Written by Mitch Zacks, Senior Portfolio Manager of ZacksInvestment Management, this latest title in the Little Book seriesreveals stock market strategies that really work and then shows youhow they can be made even better. It skillfully highlightsearnings-based investing strategies, the hallmark of the Zacksprocess, but it also identifies strategies based on valuations,seasonal patterns and price momentum.
Specifically, the book:Identifies stock market investment strategies that work, thosethat don't, and what it takes for an individual investor to trulysucceed in today's dynamic marketDiscusses how the performance of each strategy examined can beimproved by combining into them into a multifactor approachGives investors a clear path to integrating the best investmentstrategies of all time into their own personal portfolio
Investing can be difficult, but with the right strategies youcan improve your overall performance. The Little book of StockMarket Profits will show you how.
The Little Book That Makes You Rich is the latest book inthe popular "Little Book, Big Profits" series. Written by LouisNavellier -- one of the most well-respected and successful growthinvestors of our day -- this book offers a fundamentalunderstanding of how to get rich using the best in growth investingstrategies. Navellier has made a living by picking top, activelytraded stocks and capturing unparalleled profits from them in theprocess. Now, with The Little Book That Makes You Rich, heshows you how to find stocks that are poised for rapid priceincreases, regardless of overall stock market direction. Navellieralso offers the statistical and quantitative measures needed tomeasure risk and reward along the path to profitable growth stockinvesting. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice,The Little Book That Makes You Rich gives individualinvestors specific tools for selecting stocks based on the factorsthat years of research have proven to lead to growth stock profits.These factors include analysts' moves, profit margins expansion,and rapid sales growth. In addition to offering you tips for notpaying too much for growth, the author also addresses essentialissues that every growth investor must be aware of, including whichsigns will tell you when it's time to get rid of a stock and how tomonitor a portfolio in order to maintain its overall quality.Accessible and engaging, The Little Book That Makes You Richoutlines an effective approach to building true wealth in today'smarkets.
Louis Navellier (Reno, NV) has one of the most exceptionallong-term track records of any financial newsletter editor inAmerica. As a financial analyst and editor of investmentnewsletters since 1980, Navellier's recommendations (published inEmerging Growth) have gained over 4,806 percent in the last 22years, as confirmed by a leading independent newsletter ratingservice, The Hulbert Financial Digest. Emerging Growth is one ofNavellier's four services, which also includes his Blue Chip Growthservice for large-cap stock investors, his Quantum Growth servicefor active traders seeking shorter-term gains, and his GlobalGrowth service for active traders focused on high growth globalstocks.
The last decade has left people terrified of even the safest investment opportunities. This fear is not helping would-be investors who could be making money if they had a solid plan. The Little Book of Trading teaches the average person rules and philosophies that winners use to beat the market, regardless of the financial climate.
The market has always fluctuated, but savvy traders know how to make money in good times and bad. Drawing on author Michael Covel's own trading experience, as well as insights from legendary traders, the book offers sound, practical advice in an easy to understand, readily digestible way. The Little Book of Trading:Identifies tools, concepts, psychologies, and philosophies that keep people protected and making money when the next market bubble or surprise crisis occurs Features top traders in each chapter that have beaten the market for decades, providing readers with their moneymaking knowledge Shows how traders who beat mutual fund performance make money at different times, not just from stocks alone
Most importantly, The Little Book of Trading explains why mutual funds should not be the investment vehicle of choice for people looking to secure retirement, a radical realization highlighting the changed face of investing today.
Written for the inquisitive layman who doesn’t want toplow through academic jargon and Greek letters or pore over chartsand tables, The Little Book of Economics offersindispensible insight into how the American economy works –or, doesn’t. With engaging and accessible prose, the bookProvides a comprehensive understanding of each aspect of oureconomy from inflation and unemployment to international trade andfinanceServes as an insider’s guide to the people andinstitutions that control America’s economy such as theFederal Reserve and the federal budgetExplains the roots of America’s currenteconomic crisis and the risks the country faces in its aftermath,such as stratospheric government debt, while offering advice onovercoming these threatsWalks readers through the basic concepts andterminology they need to understand economic newsPunctures myths and political spin from both the leftand the right with candid and often surprising insight
A must read for anyone who wants a better grasp of the economywithout taking a course in economics , The Little Book ofEconomics is a unique and engaging look at how the economyworks in all its wonderful and treacherous ways.
— Thomas G. Donlan, Barron's
"A thoroughly enjoyable read. Provides a clear framework forequity investing in today's ‘sideways' and volatile marketsuseful to everyone. Clear thinking and clear writing are not oftenpaired - well done!"
— Dick Weil, CEO, Janus Capital Group
"The bible for how to invest in the most tumultuous financialmarket environment since the Great Depression. A true guidebook forhow to build wealth prudently."
— David Rosenberg, Chief Economist & Strategist,Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.
"A wonderful, grounded read for new and seasoned investorsalike, Katsenelson explains in plain English why volatility andsideways markets are a stock picker's best friend."
— The Motley Fool, www.Fool.com
Praise for Active Value Investing
"This book reads like a conversation with Vitaliy: deep,insightful, inquisitive, and civilized."
— Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan
"Thoroughly enjoyable . . for the thoughtful and oftenentertaining way in which it is delivered. . . Katsenelson takeshis reader step by step into the mind of the value investor byrelating, in a fictional addendum to Fiddler on the Roof, the storyof Tevye's purchase of Golde, the cow. He also describes his ownbig-time gambling evening (he was willing to lose a maximum of $40)and that of a half-drunken, rowdy fellow blackjack player to stressthe importance of process. He then moves on to the fundamentalprinciples of active value investing. What differentiates this bookfrom so many others on value investing is that it describes,sometimes through the use of case studies, the thinking of a valueinvestor. Not just his models or his metrics but his assessments.Katsenelson is an empiricist who weighs facts, looks forcontraindications, and makes decisions. He makes value investingcome alive. This may be a little book, but it's packed withinsights for both novices and experienced investors. And it is adelight to read."
Bias, emotion, and overconfidence are just three of the manybehavioral traits that can lead investors to lose money or achievelower returns. Behavioral finance, which recognizes that there is apsychological element to all investor decision-making, can help youovercome this obstacle.
In The Little Book of Behavioral Investing, expert JamesMontier takes you through some of the most important behavioralchallenges faced by investors. Montier reveals the most commonpsychological barriers, clearly showing how emotion,overconfidence, and a multitude of other behavioral traits, canaffect investment decision-making.Offers time-tested ways to identify and avoid the pitfalls ofinvestor biasAuthor James Montier is one of the world's foremost behavioralanalystsDiscusses how to learn from our investment mistakes instead ofrepeating themExplores the behavioral principles that will allow you tomaintain a successful investment portfolio
Written in a straightforward and accessible style, The LittleBook of Behavioral Investing will enable you to identify andeliminate behavioral traits that can hinder your investmentendeavors and show you how to go about achieving superior returnsin the process.
Praise for The Little Book Of BehavioralInvesting
"The Little Book of Behavioral Investing is an importantbook for anyone who is interested in understanding the ways thathuman nature and financial markets interact."
—Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of BehavioralEconomics, Duke University, and author of PredictablyIrrational
"In investing, success means¿being on the right side ofmost trades. No book provides a better starting point toward thatgoal than this one."
—Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Financeand Asset Management, Columbia Business School
"'Know thyself.' Overcoming human instinct is key to becoming abetter investor.¿ You would be irrational if you did not readthis book."
—Edward Bonham-Carter, Chief Executive and ChiefInvestment Officer, Jupiter Asset Management
"There is not an investor anywhere who wouldn't profit fromreading this book."
—Jeff Hochman, Director of Technical Strategy, FidelityInvestment Services Limited
"James Montier gives us a very accessible version of why we asinvestors are so predictably irrational, and a guide to help uschannel our 'Inner Spock' to make better investment decisions.Bravo!"
—John Mauldin, President, Millennium WaveInvestments
Valuation is at the heart of any investment decision, whetherthat decision is to buy, sell, or hold. In The Little Book ofValuation, expert Aswath Damodaran explains the techniques inlanguage that any investors can understand, so you can make betterinvestment decisions when reviewing stock research reports andengaging in independent efforts to value and pick stocks.
Page by page, Damodaran distills the fundamentals of valuation,without glossing over or ignoring key concepts, and develops modelsthat you can easily understand and use. Along the way, he coversvarious valuation approaches from intrinsic or discounted cash flowvaluation and multiples or relative valuation to some elements ofreal option valuation.Includes case studies and examples that will help build yourvaluation skillsWritten by Aswath Damodaran, one of today's most respectedvaluation expertsIncludes an accompanying iPhone application (iVal) that makesthe lessons of the book immediately useable
Written with the individual investor in mind, this reliableguide will not only help you value a company quickly, but will alsohelp you make sense of valuations done by others or found incomprehensive equity research reports.
While the formula may be simple, understanding why the formulaworks is the true key to success for investors. The book will takereaders on a step-by-step journey so that they can learn theprinciples of value investing in a way that will provide them witha long term strategy that they can understand and stick withthrough both good and bad periods for the stock market.
As the Wall Street Journal stated about the originaledition, “Mr. Greenblatt…says his goal was to provideadvice that, while sophisticated, could be understood and followedby his five children, ages 6 to 15. They are in luck. His‘Little Book’ is one of the best, clearest guides tovalue investing out there.”