Market Sense and Nonsense

Market Sense and Nonsense

In this book, you'll discover why: Expert opinion is NOT more reliable than the proverbial dart-throwing chimp The markets are NOT efficient Low volatility does NOT necessarily imply low risk, and high volatility does NOT necessarily imply ...

Author: Jack D. Schwager

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118523162

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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Bestselling author, Jack Schwager, challenges the assumptionsat the core of investment theory and practice and exposes commoninvestor mistakes, missteps, myths, and misreads When it comes to investment models and theories of how marketswork, convenience usually trumps reality. The simple fact is thatmany revered investment theories and market models are flatlywrong—that is, if we insist that they work in the real world.Unfounded assumptions, erroneous theories, unrealistic models,cognitive biases, emotional foibles, and unsubstantiated beliefsall combine to lead investors astray—professionals as well asnovices. In this engaging new book, Jack Schwager, bestsellingauthor of Market Wizards and The New Market Wizards,takes aim at the most perniciously pervasive academic precepts,money management canards, market myths and investor errors. Like somany ducks in a shooting gallery, Schwager picks them off, one at atime, revealing the truth about many of the fallacious assumptions,theories, and beliefs at the core of investment theory andpractice. A compilation of the most insidious, fundamental investmenterrors the author has observed over his long and distinguishedcareer in the markets Brings to light the fallacies underlying many widely heldacademic precepts, professional money management methodologies, andinvestment behaviors A sobering dose of real-world insight for investmentprofessionals and a highly readable source of information andguidance for general readers interested in investment, trading, andfinance Spans both traditional and alternative investment classes,covering both basic and advanced topics As in his best-selling Market Wizard series, Schwagermanages the trick of covering material that is pertinent toprofessionals, yet writing in a style that is clear and accessibleto the layman
Categories: Business & Economics

Making Sense Out of Nonsense

Making Sense Out of Nonsense

Making Sense Out of Nonsense: Understanding the Stock Market for Teens is part of a series on financial literacy for teens. This book unravels the complex stock market system and provides a detailed overall picture of the stock market.

Author: Delia Williams

Publisher:

ISBN: 1091721378

Category:

Page: 25

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Making Sense Out of Nonsense: Understanding the Stock Market for Teens is part of a series on financial literacy for teens. This book unravels the complex stock market system and provides a detailed overall picture of the stock market.
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The New Market Wizards

The New Market Wizards

Praise for THE NEW MARKET WIZARDS "Jack Schwager simply writes the best books about trading I've ever read.

Author: Jack D. Schwager

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118538784

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 616

View: 341

Praise for THE NEW MARKET WIZARDS "Jack Schwager simply writes the best books about trading I've ever read. These interviews always give me a lot to think about. If you like learning about traders and trading, you'll find that reading this book is time well spent." -Richard Dennis, President, The Dennis Trading Group, Inc. "Jack Schwager's deep knowledge of the markets and his extensive network of personal contacts throughout the industry have set him apart as the definitive market chronicler of our age." -Ed Seykota "Very interesting indeed!" -John Train, author of The Money Masters "Successful trading demands longtime experience because it requires firsthand knowledge. If there is a shortcut to this requirement, however, it is in reading about the experiences of others. Jack Schwager's book provides that shortcut. If you find yourself sweating upon occasion as you read, then you're as close to the trading experience as you can get without actually doing it yourself." -Robert R. Prechter, Jr., editor, The Elliott Wave Theorist THE NEW MARKET WIZARDS Some traders distinguish themselves from the herd. These supertraders make millions of dollars-sometimes in hours-and consistently outperform their peers. As he did in his acclaimed national bestseller, Market Wizards, Jack Schwager interviews a host of these supertraders, spectacular winners whose success occurs across a spectrum of financial markets. These traders use different methods, but they all share an edge. How do they do it? What separates them from the others? What can they teach the average trader or investor? In The New Market Wizards, these wildly successful traders relate the financial strategies that have rocketed them to success, as well as the embarrassing losses that have proven them all too human. Meet the Wizards of Wall Street: * Stan Druckenmiller, who, as manager of the Soros Quantum Fund, realized an average annual return of more than 38 percent on assets ranging between $2.0 and $3.5 billion * William Eckhardt, a mathematician who, in collaboration with trader Richard Dennis, selected and trained the now-legendary circle known as the Turtles * Bill Lipschutz, a former architect who, for eight years, was Salomon Brothers' largest and most successful currency trader * Blair Hull, a one-time blackjack player who began an options trading company with Asking the questions that readers with an interest in the financial markets would love to pose to the financial superstars, and filled with candid appraisals, The New Market Wizards takes its place as a classic.
Categories: Business & Economics

Sense and Nonsense in the Office

Sense and Nonsense in the Office

Rule 1: Management is one of the most difficult jobs going, and is harder now than ever because the challenges are greater.

Author: Lucy Kellaway

Publisher: Financial Times Management

ISBN: 0273645099

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 236

View: 981

Rule 1: Management is one of the most difficult jobs going, and is harder now than ever because the challenges are greater. Rule 2: Most people are bad at managing, some are very bad. Hardly anyone can do it well. Rule 3: Good managers need to be both hard and soft, decent and ruthless, good at the big picture and at the small detail. Rule 4: In view of the above, the market for management consultants, trainers, gurus, business schools and business books is expanding, apparently without limit. Rule 5: While most of the management help industry is of dubious value, managers do need the experience and advice of wise outsiders. But to follow that advice blindly - as many companies do - is, of course, idiotic. Rule 6: Any new management technique that comes with a catchphrase is suspect. It almost certainly will not suit the company in question, and even if it does, the management will probably fail to apply it properly. Rule 7: It is hard to teach a middle-aged dog new tricks. People who are rotten communicators do not become better by virtue of having been on a course, or having read a book. Improving and changing is a long, painful slog. Rule 8: People like security. They like to be told what to do. Empowerment and flat structures are over-rated. Rule 9: All work is tedious for much of the time. If everyone accepts this, then so much the better.
Categories: Business & Economics

Unknown Market Wizards

Unknown Market Wizards

The magnitude by which the traders in this book outperformed market
benchmarks over long periods (typically, decade-plus) cannot simply be
explained ... Interested readers should refer to Chapter 2 in my book Market
Sense and Nonsense.

Author: Jack D. Schwager

Publisher: Harriman House Limited

ISBN: 9780857198709

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 376

View: 381

The Market Wizards are back! Unknown Market Wizards continues in the three-decade tradition of the hugely popular Market Wizards series, interviewing exceptionally successful traders to learn how they achieved their extraordinary performance results. The twist in Unknown Market Wizards is that the featured traders are individuals trading their own accounts. They are unknown to the investment world. Despite their anonymity, these traders have achieved performance records that rival, if not surpass, the best professional managers. Some of the stories include: - A trader who turned an initial account of $2,500 into $50 million. - A trader who achieved an average annual return of 337% over a 13-year period. - A trader who made tens of millions using a unique approach that employed neither fundamental nor technical analysis. - A former advertising executive who used classical chart analysis to achieve a 58% average annual return over a 27-year trading span. - A promising junior tennis player in the UK who abandoned his quest for a professional sporting career for trading and generated a nine-year track record with an average annual return just under 300%. World-renowned author and trading expert Jack D. Schwager is our guide. His trademark knowledgeable and sensitive interview style encourages the Wizards to reveal the fascinating details of their training, experience, tactics, strategies, and their best and worst trades. There are dashes of humour and revelations about the human side of trading throughout. The result is an engrossing new collection of trading wisdom, brimming with insights that can help all traders improve their outcomes.
Categories: Business & Economics

A Complete Guide to the Futures Market

A Complete Guide to the Futures Market

His other books include Market Sense and Nonsense (2012), a compendium of
investment misconceptions, and the three-volume series Schwager on Futures,
consisting of Fundamental Analysis (1995), Technical Analysis (1996), and ...

Author: Jack D. Schwager

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118859599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 720

View: 983

For Amazon customers: The new version of the book, printed on higher quality paper, is now available to purchase. The essential futures market reference guide A Complete Guide to the Futures Market is the comprehensive resource for futures traders and analysts. Spanning everything from technical analysis, trading systems, and fundamental analysis to options, spreads, and practical trading principles, A Complete Guide is required reading for any trader or investor who wants to successfully navigate the futures market. Clear, concise, and to the point, this fully revised and updated second edition provides a solid foundation in futures market basics, details key analysis and forecasting techniques, explores advanced trading concepts, and illustrates the practical application of these ideas with hundreds of market examples. A Complete Guide to the Futures Market: Details different trading and analytical approaches, including chart analysis, technical indicators and trading systems, regression analysis, and fundamental market models. Separates misleading market myths from reality. Gives step-by-step instruction for developing and testing original trading ideas and systems. Illustrates a wide range of option strategies, and explains the trading implications of each. Details a wealth of practical trading guidelines and market insights from a recognized trading authority. Trading futures without a firm grasp of this market’s realities and nuances is a recipe for losing money. A Complete Guide to the Futures Market offers serious traders and investors the tools to keep themselves on the right side of the ledger.
Categories: Business & Economics

Global Algorithmic Capital Markets

Global Algorithmic Capital Markets

2 (2009): 237–308. Fox, Merritt B., Lawrence R. Glosten, and Gabriel V.
Rauterberg. The new stock market: Sense and nonsense'. Duke Law Journal 65,
no. 2 (2015): 191–277. Fox, Merritt B., Lawrence R. Glosten, and Gabriel V.
Rauterberg.

Author: Walter Mattli

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192564887

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 602

Global capital markets have undergone fundamental transformations in recent years and, as a result, have become extraordinarily complex and opaque. Trading space is no longer measured in minutes or seconds but in time units beyond human perception: milliseconds, microseconds, and even nanoseconds. Technological advances have thus scaled up imperceptible and previously irrelevant time differences into operationally manageable and enormously profitable business opportunities for those with the proper high-tech trading tools. These tools include the fastest private communication and trading lines, the most powerful computers and sophisticated algorithms capable of speedily analysing incoming news and trading data and determining optimal trading strategies in microseconds, as well as the possession of gigantic collections of historic and real-time market data. Fragmented capital markets are also becoming a rapidly growing reality in Europe and Asia, and are an established feature of U.S. trading. This raises urgent market governance issues that have largely been overlooked. Global Algorithmic Capital Markets seeks to understand how recent market transformations are affecting core public policy objectives such as investor protection and reduction of systemic risk, as well as fairness, efficiency, and transparency. The operation and health of capital markets affect all of us and have profound implications for equality and justice in society. This unique set of chapters by leading scholars, industry insiders, and regulators discusses ways to strengthen market governance for the benefit of society at whole.
Categories: Business & Economics

Sociobiology Sense or Nonsense

Sociobiology  Sense or Nonsense

“For example, if one market basket (a very big one) contains 15 harmonicas and
2 gallons of gasoline, whereas another market basket (also big) contains 15
harmonicas and 1 gallon of gasoline, we assume that the first market basket,
which ...

Author: M. Ruse

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400964389

Category: Philosophy

Page: 260

View: 898

In June 1975, the distinguished Harvard entomologist Edward O. Wilson published a truly huge book entitled, Sociobiology: The New Synthesis. In this book, drawing on both fact and theory, Wilson tried to present a com prehensive overview of the rapidly growing subject of 'sociobiology', the study of the biological nature and foundations of animal behaviour, more precisely animal social behaviour. Although, as the title rather implies, Wilson was more surveying and synthesising than developing new material, he com pensated by giving the most thorough and inclusive treatment possible, beginning in the animal world with the most simple of forms, and progressing via insects, lower invertebrates, mammals and primates, right up to and in cluding our own species, Homo sapiens. Initial reaction to the book was very favourable, but before the year was out it came under withering attack from a group of radical scientists in the Boston area, who styled themselves 'The Science for the People Sociobiology Study Group'. Criticism, of course, is what every academic gets (and needs!); but, for two reasons, this attack was particularly unpleasant. First, not only were Wilson's ideas attacked, but he himself was smeared by being linked with the most reactionary of political thinkers, including the Nazis.
Categories: Philosophy

Sense and Nonsense in Australian History

Sense and Nonsense in Australian History

nearly all the good land in Australia's fertile crescent – the strip of land miles wide
along the eastern and south-eastern coast of the continent – was occupied by
pastoralists who grew wool for the British market and supplied meat to the ...

Author: John Hirst

Publisher: Black Inc.

ISBN: 9781921825408

Category: History

Page: 325

View: 442

Sense and Nonsense in Australian History represents a lifetime's original reflection by Australia's most innovative and penetrating historian. Included here are classic essays on the pioneer legend, Australian egalitarianism and colonial culture. There are celebrated critiques of The Tyranny of Distance, multiculturalism and nationalistic history, as well as a substantial essay on Aboriginal dispossession and the history wars. In Sense and Nonsense in Australian History, John Hirst overturns familiar conceptions and deepens our sense of Australia's development from convict society to distinctive democracy. "one of the nation's most independent and original historians" - Geoffrey Blainey "John Hirst is the gadfly of Australian history, stinging and provocative" - Stuart Macintyre "essential reading for those who want to ponder, let alone write and teach about, Australian history" - Robert Murray, The Weekend Australian John Hirst is a widely respected historian and social commentator.
Categories: History

The Sense and Nonsense of Consumer Product Testing

The Sense and Nonsense of Consumer Product Testing

... perception is neither new, nor should be surprising to marketers, though the
modes and methods of documenting this are constantly changing given new
advances in scientific methods, hitherto unexplored by traditional market
researchers.

Author: Priya Raghubir

Publisher: Now Publishers Inc

ISBN: 9781601982629

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 51

View: 99

The Sense and Nonsense of Consumer Product Testing reviews the classic issue of product taste testing based on recent advancements made in psychology, neuroscience, and marketing, on how sensory cues affect product judgments. The authors: examine the implications that the five different sensory modalities (the olfactory, auditory, tactile, gustatory and visual systems) interact with each other, rather than exert independent influences, to define a customer's experience; propose that since consumers are unaware of the influence of a range of stimuli on their judgments and experience, they cannot explicate them, creating methodological challenges for managers to collect valid and reliable consumer insights regarding the consumers' experience; propose that the methodological paradigm of taste testing can be used to examine the effect of strategic and tactical marketing mix decisions. The goal of this monograph is to use the taste-test as a paradigm to understand how consumers make a range of sensory decisions combining intrinsic product information with the information available in the environment -- specifically the research testing context. The Sense and Nonsense of Consumer Product Testing yields reliable insights for managers that would be elusive using standard survey techniques, and adds to the nascent, but growing, literature in marketing on how sensory product experience is multi-modal.
Categories: Business & Economics

The Little Book of Market Wizards

The Little Book of Market Wizards

In The Little Book of Market Wizards, Jack Schwager seeks to distill what he considers the essential lessons he learned in conducting nearly four dozen interviews with some of the world's best traders.

Author: Jack D. Schwager

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118858691

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 916

An accessible look at the art of investing and how to adopt the practices of top professionals What differentiates the highly successful market practitioners—the Market Wizards—from ordinary traders? What traits do they share? What lessons can the average trader learn from those who achieved superior returns for decades while still maintaining strict risk control? Jack Schwager has spent the past 25 years interviewing the market legends in search of the answers—a quest chronicled in four prior Market Wizards volumes totaling nearly 2,000 pages. In The Little Book of Market Wizards, Jack Schwager seeks to distill what he considers the essential lessons he learned in conducting nearly four dozen interviews with some of the world's best traders. The book delves into the mindset and processes of highly successful traders, providing insights that all traders should find helpful in improving their trading skills and results. Each chapter focuses on a specific theme essential to market success Describes how all market participants can benefit by incorporating the related traits, behaviors, and philosophies of the Market Wizards in their own trading Filled with compelling anecdotes that bring the trading messages to life, and direct quotes from the market greats that resonate with the wisdom born of experience and skill Stepping clearly outside the narrow confines of most investment books, The Little Book of Market Wizards focuses on the value of understanding one's self within the context of successful investing.
Categories: Business & Economics

Uncommon Sense Common Nonsense

Uncommon Sense  Common Nonsense

Third, market followers typically assume that acquiring customers requires
beating market leaders. Armed with a better product, they set out to displace the
incumbent supplier. They cast the challenge in the form of switching the loyalties
of ...

Author: Jules Goddard

Publisher: Profile Books

ISBN: 9781847658210

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 142

View: 623

This is a book for managers who know that their organisations are stuck in a mindset that thrives on fashionable business theories that are no more than folk wisdom, and whose so-called strategies that are little more than banal wish lists. It puts forward the notion that the application of uncommon sense - thinking or acting differently from other organisations in a way that makes unusual sense - is the secret to competitive success. For those who want to succeed and stand out from the herd this book is a beacon of uncommon sense and a timely antidote to managerial humbug.
Categories: Business & Economics

Economic Sense and Nonsense

Economic Sense and Nonsense

In this collection Jasay continues his explorations of a number of themes that he developed in his earlier articles, such as the importance of property rights, the role of contracts in economic activity, the proper limitations of the state, ...

Author: Anthony De Jasay

Publisher:

ISBN: 0865978786

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 294

View: 534

Economic Sense and Nonsense comprises a collection of sixty essays written by Anthony de Jasay for his monthly column “Reflections from Europe,” on Liberty Fund's Library of Economics and Liberty website. The articles span the years 2008 to 2012 and focus on economic issues of topical concern in Europe. In this collection Jasay continues his explorations of a number of themes that he developed in his earlier articles, such as the importance of property rights, the role of contracts in economic activity, the proper limitations of the state, and the attitude of intellectuals concerning the regulation of the free market. With the outbreak of the economic crisis of mid-2008, Jasay spends considerable\ time discussing its origins, the reactions of governments in both Europe and the United States, and the ensuing euro crisis, thus adding another dimension to his analysis of the economic woes of the industrialized world. Jasay's analysis demonstrates that the post–World War II experiment in building welfare states in Europe has reached a crisis point that will require deep and radical changes in thinking both by intellectuals about the nature of free markets and by policy makers about the intended and unintended impact of the regulations they adopt. Anthony de Jasay is an independent theorist living in France.
Categories: Business & Economics

Through the Grapevine

Through the Grapevine

MARKET SENSE AND INDUSTRY NONSENSE: WHY WINE CANT GET ITS ACT
TOGETHER Don Payne tried to put it another way, with an analogy that everyone
at this glittering and gala assembly could understand. Tall, lanky, and sporting ...

Author: Jay Stuller

Publisher: Wynwood

ISBN: UCSC:32106009956969

Category: Cooking

Page: 351

View: 280

Story of the wine industry.
Categories: Cooking

The Blank Swan

The Blank Swan

The mark of the market expresses itself through the prism of possibilities. It would
have no sense otherwise and sense, as Deleuze explains, involves an empty
square, an aleatory point, literally a nonsense that keeps redistributing sense.25
 ...

Author: Elie Ayache

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470661763

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 846

"Elie Ayache is the only person to present arguments about The Black Swan and rare events that I had not thought about. He does what philosophical inquiry has always done: to go the extra mile and look at the world in a deeply philosophical way." Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD, author of The Black Swan, Distinguished Professor, New York University Polytechnic Institute & Principal, Universa Investments. "Elie Ayache has uniquely straddled the down-to-earth world of money and complex financial derivatives and the abstract world of the mind and philosophy. Insightful and insane in equal measures, this book is not an easy read. I wouldn't recommend this for holiday reading on the beach but perhaps for while sitting in front of a log fire with a large Scotch, or probably several.??? Paul Wilmott, author of Frequently Asked Questions in Quantitative Finance October 19th 1987 was a day of huge change for the global finance industry. On this day the stock market crashed, the Nobel Prize winning Black-Scholes formula failed and volatility smiles were born, and on this day Elie Ayache began his career, on the trading floor of the French Futures and Options Exchange. Experts everywhere sought to find a model for this event, and ways to simulate it in order to avoid a recurrence in the future, but the one thing that struck Elie that day was the belief that what actually happened on 19th October 1987 is simply non reproducible outside 19th October 1987 - you cannot reduce it to a chain of causes and effects, or even to a random generator, that can then be reproduced or represented in a theoretical framework. The Blank Swan is Elie's highly original treatise on the financial markets – presenting a totally revolutionary rethinking of derivative pricing and technology. It is not a diatribe against Nassim Taleb's The Black Swan, but criticises the whole background or framework of predictable and unpredictable events – white and black swans alike – , i.e. the very category of prediction. In this revolutionary book, Elie redefines the components of the technology needed to price and trade derivatives. Most importantly, and drawing on a long tradition of philosophy of the event from Henri Bergson to Gilles Deleuze, to Alain Badiou, and on a recent brand of philosophy of contingency, embodied by the speculative materialism of Quentin Meillassoux, Elie redefines the market itself against the common perceptions of orthodox financial theory, general equilibrium theory and the sociology of finance. This book will change the way that we think about derivatives and approach the market. If anything, derivatives should be renamed contingent claims, where contingency is now absolute and no longer derivative, and the market is just its medium. The book also establishes the missing link between quantitative modelling (no longer dependent on probability theory but on a novel brand of mathematics which Elie calls the mathematics of price) and the reality of the market."
Categories: Business & Economics

Trading Strategies from a Trading Skeptic

Trading Strategies from a Trading Skeptic

Here are the highlights: How to automate your trading by working 10x smarter so you can make 10x more money, at 10x the speed, all while having 10x more free time and fun. How to ditch your trading hobby and create your trading business.

Author: Dan Murphy

Publisher:

ISBN: 0989483304

Category: Day trading (Securities)

Page: 186

View: 509

Fact: 95% of short-term traders lose money. Even worse, the average stock-picking newsletter has returned -3.7% annually over the past 30 years (Source: Jack Schwager, Market Sense and Nonsense). Despite the seemingly insurmountable odds of becoming a successful trader, it is not only possible, but also probable. But you need to be pointed in the right direction. Inside, you will find the roadmap to becoming a successful systematic trader from a trading skeptic who has never trusted a guru or talking head marched on TV if he can't test their ideas. Here are the highlights: How to automate your trading by working 10x smarter so you can make 10x more money, at 10x the speed, all while having 10x more free time and fun. How to ditch your trading hobby and create your trading business. How to cash in on a $25,000 reward for this one idea. The greatest enemy to your success as a trader. What the Holy Grail of trading is, and more importantly, what it isn't. How to overcome the pitfalls of back-testing before you blow out your account. The "make it or break it" test you must subject every trading strategy to. If it doesn't pass this, it won't work with real money. Why technical analysis is not only dead, it was dead on arrival. The trick to speed up your system design process from months to less than a week. How to profit from a simple change in trading that exposes the flaw of a multimillion-dollar industry. And much more...
Categories: Day trading (Securities)

Management Intelligence

Management Intelligence

Sense and Nonsense for the Successful Manager A. Furnham. Charge what the
market will bear. Good advice. Rarely expect much of a correlation between
quality and price, package and promise. Blind tastings make for sober findings.

Author: A. Furnham

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230227439

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

View: 944

Adrian Furnham takes a sideways glance at management in this book of short essays. The essays are like tablets: to be taken a few at a time. They are designed to cure hangovers, reduce blood pressure and lighten the mood. They are also meant to be prophylactics against managerial madness. Take two, then call Adrian in the morning.
Categories: Psychology

Children s Literature and the Fin de Si cle

Children s Literature and the Fin de Si  cle

CHAPTER 2 The Decline and Rise of Literary Nonsense in the Twentieth Century
Michael Heyman The 1860s and 1870s ... Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll
dominated this niche in the children's book market , inspiring many imitators
whose ... In such texts there is a type of balance between " sense " and " non -
sense .

Author: International Research Society for Children's Literature Congress 1999

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313321205

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 223

View: 610

The close of a century invites both retrospection and prognostication. As a period of transition, it also brings a sense of uncertainty, finality, and apocalypticism. This volume examines fin de siecle tensions in 19th- and 20th-century children's literature from around the world. The contributors look back at children's literature of the past and ahead toward children's literature of the future, while probing such issues as literary nonsense and the breakdown of language, the image of the child as redeemer, social engineering in children's literature, the Holocaust in children's fiction, fear in contemporary fantasy, and changing notions of masculinity.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Lifecycle Trade

The Lifecycle Trade

The Lifecycle Trade is the first book I have read that could help an equities trader gain that skill in a methodical and systematic way. Kudos to the authors for putting a bookend to the earlier works by Peter Lynch.

Author: Kathy Donnelly

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1733506608

Category:

Page: 150

View: 903

The Lifecycle Trade provides unique insight into the behavior of Super Growth Stocks starting with their initial public offerings (IPOs). Using extensive proprietary research, this practical guide contains never-before-published findings that provide revelatory statistics that can help you learn how to find big, winning stocks early. Full color charts and graphics for easy reference. "Which of the following statements are true? 1. 20% of IPOs gain 100% or more within their first year. 2. Over 90% of IPOs eventually trade below their first day low. They are both true! IPOs provide great opportunities, but they are also replete with severe drawdowns that can leave traders with net losses, even for those stocks that are eventual big winners. This succinct volume dispels some of the misconceptions about IPOs and should serve as a useful aid in navigating the treacherous waters of IPO trading and in formulating your own trading plan for these unique stocks." -Jack Schwager, Market Wizards, The New Market Wizards, Stock Market Wizards, Hedge Fund Market Wizards, The Little Book of Market Wizards, Market Sense and Nonsense, Schwager on Futures, Getting Started in Technical Analysis, Complete Guide to Mastering the Markets "As a career futures and forex trader, I have always been intrigued by growth stocks, but never developed the skill to identify the 10X or 20X winners. The Lifecycle Trade is the first book I have read that could help an equities trader gain that skill in a methodical and systematic way. Kudos to the authors for putting a bookend to the earlier works by Peter Lynch." -Peter Brandt, Diary of a Professional Commodity Trader, Trading Commodity Futures with Classical Chart Patterns "A fabulous read for anyone wanting to get an understanding of how to jump on a large, winning IPO and avoid getting ruined by Wall Street's pump-and-dump scheme, which can ruin the average investor." -Dan Zanger, Chartpattern.com, Momentum Masters "An important idea conveyed by Boboch, Donnelly, Krull, and Daill is that stocks follow a Lifecycle Pattern from IPO-infancy to maturation. Understanding where a stock is in its lifecycle provides important clues as to how to trade and invest." -Brett H. Steenbarger, Ph.D. Trading Psychology 2.0, The Daily Trading Coach, The Psychology of Trading, Enhancing Trader Performance, A Trader's Guide to Self-Discipline "After thirty years of managing money, this book has opened my eyes to new ideas and made me realize that there is always more to learn." -James Roppel, Founder and Managing Member, Roppel Capital Management "As a long-time growth stock advisor, I value research that is based in fact and proven through history to give you an edge. That's just what The Lifecycle Trade does. The team has performed exhaustive studies on how IPOs act after they come public, and they identify easy-to-understand patterns and guidelines to take advantage of that action. It's an eye-opener and sure to help any investor who wants in on new, exciting growth situations." -Mike Cintolo, Chief Analyst, Cabot Growth Investor and Cabot Top Ten Trader "The Lifecycle Trade is a great research tool for stock traders to add to their knowledge toolkit. One can always learn more about trading and the markets, and this book offers valuable guidelines. The selling points and rules are especially insightful since selling is usually the greatest challenge to the trader. I would suggest everyone read The Lifecycle Trade and expand their market research knowledge." -John Boik, Lessons From the Greatest Stock Traders of All Time, How Legendary Traders Made Millions, Monster Stocks
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The Harriman House Book of Investing Rules

The Harriman House Book of Investing Rules

It is hard to define intrinsic value objectively: every judgement in the stockmarket
depends on the players' varying perspectives. There is ... Discerning when the
trend has sense or nonsense, and its relation to underlying values, is vital. 6.

Author: Philip Jenks

Publisher: Harriman House Limited

ISBN: 9781905641222

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 500

View: 665

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 ......
Categories: Business & Economics