beating the street

📒Beating The Street by Peter Lynch

Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN_10 : 9781451687064
Copyright Year : 2012-03-13
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DESCRIPTION : Legendary money manager Peter Lynch explains his own strategies for investing and offers advice for how to pick stocks and mutual funds to assemble a successful investment portfolio. 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 how.

📒The Escape Artists by Noam Scheiber

Genre : Political Science
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN_10 : 9781439172421
Copyright Year : 2012-02-28
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DESCRIPTION : FACING THE WORST ECONOMY SINCE THE 1930S, PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA HIRED A CRACK TEAM OF ESCAPE ARTISTS: financial wizards who had pulled off numerous white-knuckle getaways during the Clinton era and who were ready to do it all over again. Three years later, with the economy still in a rut, it’s clear that they fell far short. This is the inside story of what went wrong. The Escape Artists features previously undisclosed internal documents and extensive, original reporting from the highest levels of the administration. Star White House journalist Noam Scheiber reveals the mistakes and missed opportunities that kept the president’s pedigreed team from steering the economy in the right direction. He shows what responsibility the president bears for those missteps, what bold actions his brain trust refused to take despite its preternatural confidence, and how the White House was regularly outmaneuvered by Republicans in Congress. Tracking the administration’s efforts deep into the fall of 2011, The Escape Artists provides a gripping look inside the meeting rooms, in-boxes, and minds of the men who tried to manage the defining crisis of the Obama presidency: how the very qualities that made these men and women escape artists in the 1990s ultimately failed them. *** THREE YEARS INTO THE OBAMA PRESIDENCY, THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS PAINFULLY HIGH, THE GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR HAD WIDENED, AND THE STIMULUS HAD NOT DONE ENOUGH TO BRING JOBS BACK. WHAT WENT WRONG? A PRESIDENT WITH OTHER PRIORITIES . . . Barack Obama hadn’t run for president just so he could clean up someone else’s mess, however urgent the task. He’d run for president to usher in once-in-a-generation achievements like health care reform—“to change the trajectory of America.” Timothy Geithner remarked to President-elect Obama that “your signature accomplishment is going to be preventing a Great Depression.” Obama’s response was slightly jarring. “That’s not enough for me,” he said. It dawned on Geithner that he and his colleagues were a sideshow rather than the main attraction. “If you don’t do that, nothing else is possible,” Geithner protested. “Yeah,” Obama repeated, “but that’s not enough.” AN ECONOMIC TEAM RELUCTANT TO TAKE BOLD ACTION . . . David Axelrod was preparing Christina Romer, Obama’s chief economist, for a Sunday talk show. Many experts were voicing doubts about the size of the original package, and so Axelrod asked, “Was the stimulus big enough?” Without hesitating, Romer responded, “Abso-f---ing-lutely not.” She said it half-jokingly; Axelrod did not seem amused. AND A BRAIN TRUST THAT BELIEVED IT KNEW BETTER . . . It was the worst of all worlds for the Obama administration: a country that took one look at the languishing economy and another at the recovery on Wall Street and concluded that its government had put big banks ahead of ordinary people. Generously, the S&P officials didn’t point out any of this. Instead, the leader of the group confessed that the agency was mostly concerned about the prospects for bipartisan compromise. At this, Geithner became dismissive. His message was unmistakable: TRUST US, WE’VE DONE THIS BEFORE.

📒Investing From Scratch by James Lowell

Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN_10 : 9781101042113
Copyright Year : 2007-01-30
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DESCRIPTION : Fully updated—the popular guide for young investors who want to take control of their financial future A lot has changed since Investing from Scratch first appeared, and this revised edition takes it all into account for those in their 20s and 30s who are hoping to invest their way to wealth. In a straightforward style backed by useful charts and graphs, finance expert James Lowell makes it clear that you don’t need to be rich to become that way in the market. Readers will learn how to: • create a budget they can live and invest with • select the most appropriate investments • design a mutual fund portfolio, and much more With easy-to-understand definitions of essential terms, up-to-date post–“Internet bubble” strategies, and fully revised charts and graphs, Investing from Scratch is an invaluable resource for future investors.

Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Harriman House Limited
ISBN_10 : 9781905641222
Copyright Year : 2007-01-01
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DESCRIPTION : For the first time, the tactics, strategies and insightsrelied on by 150 of the world's most respected financialexperts are revealed in a concise, digestible form. Learnhow you really make money in the markets from: fundmanagers of billion-pound equity funds; traders in theoptions and futures markets; industry-rated analysts;economists ......

📒Expert Financial Planning by Robert C. Arffa

Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 0471393665
Copyright Year : 2001-03-09
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DESCRIPTION : Praise for J.K. Lasser Pro Expert Financial Planning "A gem of a personal financial planning guide. Dr. Arffa hasprepared many of the chapters himself and his highly readable andaccessible overviews are presented with grace and clarity. Includedalso are discussions by industry professionals and leadinginvestment thinkers. Readers seeking to enhance their financialsecurity will be richly rewarded." –Burton Malkiel, author ofA Random Walk Down Wall Street Here is top-level financial planning advice for professionalswho counsel affluent clients, as well as for savvy individualinvestors looking to make the most of their incomes for years tocome. Featuring the expertise of some of our most articulate,nationally recognized finance pros, this priceless book will takeyou through all the steps necessary to creating and realizing afinancial plan that’s right for your personal needs and goals.Learn how to: Set and prioritize goals Assess your current financial status Make projections for each goal Devise a strategy that includes spending, saving, andinvesting Review risk management Track your financial progress Evaluate the tax consequences of investment decisions Select life and disability insurance . . . all with the help of leaders in their fields, includingJohn C. Bogle • Richard Driehaus • Peter Katt •Weston Wellington • Gregory D. Curtis • Jay Mueller, CFA,and many more . . .

Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Entrepreneur Press
ISBN_10 : 9781613080238
Copyright Year : 2011-05-01
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DESCRIPTION : Experienced franchisees and franchisors tell entrepreneurs what they need to know before they buy a franchise. Second edition includes a sample copy of the entire UFOC plus 40% new and updated examples. This straight-shooting franchise guide goes beyond the “how to” to teach potential franchisees what to expect when starting a franchise. Real life stories from the trenches illustrate how to cope with the difficulties a franchise presents. The author reveals the personality types most likely to succeed at franchising, and identifies entrepreneurial traits that may increase risk of failure. Plus, it takes an in-depth look at the research and investigation of a franchise, something glossed over in most franchise books.

📒Miguel Street by V. S. Naipaul

Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Heinemann
ISBN_10 : 0435989545
Copyright Year : 2000
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DESCRIPTION : A stranger could drive through Miguel Street and just say 'Slum!' because he could see no more. But to it's residents this derelict corner of Trinidad's capital is a complete world, where everybody is quite different from everybody else...Set during World War II and narrated by an unnamed - but precociously observant - neighbourhood boy, Miguel Street is a work of mercurial mood shifts, by turns sweetly melancholy and anarchically funny. It overflows with life on every page.

📒Millionaire Traders by Kathy Lien

Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9780470452547
Copyright Year : 2010-03
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DESCRIPTION : Trading is a battle between you and the market. And while you might not be a financial professional, that doesn't mean you can't win this battle. Through interviews with twelve ordinary individuals who have worked hard to transform themselves into extraordinary traders, Millionaire Traders reveals how you can beat Wall Street at its own game. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, this book introduces you to a dozen successful traders-some who focus on equities, others who deal in futures or foreign exchange-and examines the paths they've taken to capture considerable profits. With this book as your guide, you'll quickly become familiar with a variety of strategies that can be used to make money in today's financial markets. Those that will help you achieve this goal include: Tyrone Ball: trades Nasdaq stocks almost exclusively, and his ability to change with the times has enabled him to prosper during some of the most treacherous market environments in recent history. AShkan Bolour: one of the earliest entrants into the retail forex market, he trades in the direction of the major trend, rather than trying to find reversals. Frank Law: a technician at heart, identifies a trading zone, commits to it, and scales down as long as the zone holds. Paul Willette: has mastered a method that allows him to harvest some profits right away, while ensuring that he can still benefit from an occasional extension run in his favor. Order your copy today and beat the Street.

📒One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN_10 : 9780743200400
Copyright Year : 2000-04-03
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DESCRIPTION : The manager of a top investment fund discusses how individuals can make a killing in the market through research and investment techniques that confound conventional market wisdom.

Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 0470768339
Copyright Year : 2010-06-17
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DESCRIPTION : Today's top business leaders reveal how to make even the biggest mistakes work for you Forbes Best Business Mistakes reveals practical lessons from some of today's most successful business leaders to show you how to turn a bad business situation into a success. Based on exclusive sit-down interviews with some of today's most successful men and women, author Bob Sellers shares their stories to provide valuable insights and lessons that can help you can learn from their mistakes. Those profiled in Forbes Best Business Mistakes include the likes of Wall Street guru Peter Lynch, larger-than-life media personalities Jim Cramer and Suze Orman, legendary CEO Jack Welch, and newcomer Jason Kilar, CEO of Hulu, who is poised to change the movie and TV industry landscape as we know it forever. Other names include PIMCO's Bill Gross and Mohamed El-Erian and Home Depot Founder Arthur Blank. Reveal how top business and financial leaders turned their biggest mistakes into success stories Based on exclusive interviews with some of today's most successful professionals, from Jason Kilar of Hulu to Suze Orman Contains practical lessons on how you can turn a bad business situation around As Malcolm Forbes put it, "Failure is success if we learn from it." Forbes Best Business Mistakes shares the missteps of others so you can learn from them, be inspired by them, and succeed where you may not have seen opportunity before.