20/20 Money: See the Markets Clearly and Invest Better Than the Pros

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 22, 2009 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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20/20 Money: See the Markets Clearly and Invest Better Than the Pros

To be a more successful investor, you need to see the investment landscape more clearly. 20/20 Money—from Fisher Investments Press—can help you achieve this goal.

Designed to help you think differently about your investing choices, this reliable resource addresses new ideas and challenges widely held conventions. With 20/20 Money as your guide, you'll quickly learn how gaining a firm understanding of various concepts—from stock market and systems theory to neuroscience and psychology—can help you begin making better investment decisions. Along the way, you'll also discover some of the most successful strategies for thinking and learning, and how they can be applied to your investing endeavors.

To become a better investor, you have to have the discipline to make tough choices—choices that may not always be in line with tradition or commonly accepted invested wisdom. But the approach outlined throughout these pages can help you gain the vision to begin making better-informed investment decisions.

 

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Contents

Investing Is a Science
1
Investing Is a Discipline
27
Human Behavior
51
Sentiment and the Media
83
How Stock Markets Really Work
113
Forecasting Part 1The Principle of Probability
147
Forecasting Part 2 Recognizing Patterns
173
Practical Portfolio Management
197
The Nature of Risk and Navigating Markets
229
PartingThoughts
253
Selected Bibliography and Further Reading
259
About the Author
269
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Michael J. Hanson has been an investment banker as well as a stock analyst and is currently a senior editor and recurring columnist at Fisher Investments' MarketMinder.com. He has lectured on topics in money management at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and speaks regularly throughout the country on a variety of topics, including capital markets and behavioral finance.

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