25 Stupid Mistakes You Don't Want to Make in the Stock Market

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 5, 2001 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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Everyone would like to get rich quick. Scams abound and the stock market can make or break the bank. However, there is a fortune to be made provided investors have a good game plan. Written by investment expert David Rye, this book shows investors how to avoid the common mistakes and pitfalls of investing in today's stock market. Serious and first time investors alike will benefit from the wealth of advice contained in these pages.

The author provides step-by-step strategies readers can follow on a consistent basis to achieve maximum returns. Readers will learn how to set solid financial goals, draw up an investment plan and find success in the stock market.

Packed with valuable insights on principle and practices, explanations of buzzwords and as well as definitions of investment terms, 25 Stupid Mistakes You Don't Want to Make in the Stock Market is essential reading for anyone investing in the stock market.

 

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Contents

Mistake
1
Mistake
7
Dont Need an Investment Plan
13
Accept Hot Stock Tips from Friends
29
Dont Analyze the Stocks I
37
Bet with the Bulls and Wonder
49
Mistake 8
65
Dont Understand or Follow
93
Buy LowPriced Stocks Because Theyre Cheap
185
Like to Play Margin Games
193
Drop My Guard After a Big Gain
203
Do Not Need a Bear Market Survival Plan
213
Never Learn from My Mistakes
221
Who Cares What
231
Bonds Just Dont Interest
239
Buy on Feelings Not Facts
251

Think Global Investing Means
105
Mistake 12
125
Dont Read Stock Charts
143
Dont Believe Online Trading Makes Cents
153
Asset Allocation Is for Wimps
163
Dont Follow Industry Trends
175
Never Know When to Sell a Stock
265
Epilogue
273
Glossary
303
213
311
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About the author (2001)

David E. Rye (Scottsdale, AZ) has written several books on business and investing, including the bestselling investment classic Two for the Money. A contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and Investment Business Daily, he conducts financial seminars and teaches at the college level.

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