Your Next Great Stock

How to Screen the Market for Tomorrow's Top Performers
Author: Jack Hough
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470187517
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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A comprehensive look at how to profit from the power of stock screening With thousands of stocks to choose from, how can you find the best ones to invest in? Simple: start with a handful of clues that tend to predict outstanding returns, and then search the entire market in seconds for stocks that are producing those clues. That's stock screening, and it's the best way—the only way, really—to consistently beat the market. Written by experienced investment journalist Jack Hough, Your Next Great Stock reveals the most powerful screen strategies ever produced. The strategies are easy to follow. If you have Internet access and can balance a checkbook, you can find winning stocks with this book as your guide. You'll learn how to find young companies poised for explosive growth, mature companies whose true profit potential is temporarily hidden, and more. Stop relying on overrated stock tips. Start using proven screening strategies to find your next great stock.

The MoneyTrack Method

A Step-by-Step Guide to Investing Like the Pros
Author: Pam Krueger,Les Abromovitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470449400
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 272
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Based on the popular public television series MoneyTrack, The MoneyTrack Method offers you the principles, techniques, and approaches that allow real people of all incomes to become successful investors. Steering you away from the get-rich-quick mentality that sinks so many, this book shows you how patience and planning pay off, as well as how good investing habits lead to better overall financial health. Filled with in-depth insights and real-world examples, The MoneyTrack Method outlines the time-tested principles of smart investing, and shows you how others have already applied them.

The Business of Value Investing

Six Essential Elements to Buying Companies Like Warren Buffett
Author: Sham M. Gad
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470553855
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
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A blueprint to successful value investing Successful value investors have an ingrained mental framework through which all investments decisions are made. This framework, which stems from the father of value investing, Benjamin Graham-who believed that investment is most intelligent when it is most businesslike-can put you in a better position to improve the overall performance of your portfolio. Written by Sham Gad-founder of the Gad Partners Funds, a value-focused investment partnership inspired by the 1950s Buffett Partnerships-The Business of Value Investing effectively examines the fundamental tenants of this approach and skillfully illustrates the six essential elements of the entire process. Opening with some informative discussions of how value investing focuses more on buying a piece of a business, and less on buying a company's stock, this reliable resource quickly moves on to detail exactly what it takes to become a successful value investor. Outlines the six essential elements required for a successful risk averse value investment approach Contains case studies that illustrate how to approach investing in an intelligent, businesslike fashion Walks you through the pitfalls that most investors initially fall into With The Business of Value Investing as your guide, you'll quickly become familiar with one of the most effective investment strategies ever created.

Get Rich with Dividends

A Proven System for Earning Double-Digit Returns
Author: Marc Lichtenfeld
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118994140
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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2016 Book of the Year award winner by the Institute for Financial Literacy "Set it and forget it" investing, with less risk and higher returns Get Rich with Dividends is the bestselling dividend-investing book that shows investors how to achieve double-digit returns using a time-tested conservative strategy. Written by a nineteen-year veteran of the equity markets, this invaluable guide shows you how to set up your investments for minimal maintenance and higher returns, so you can accumulate wealth while you focus on the things that matter. Using the author's proprietary 10-11-12 system, you'll learn how to generate the income you need on a quarterly or even monthly basis. You'll discover the keys to identifying stocks that will return twelve percent or more every year, and how to structure your investments for greater security and financial well being. This method is so easy to use, you'll want to teach it to your children early to set them up for financial independence and help them avoid the problems that plagued many investors over the past decade. Dividends are responsible for 44 percent of the S&P 500's returns over the last eighty years. They represent an excellent opportunity today, especially for investors who have been burned in recent meltdowns and are desperate for sensible and less risky ways to make their money grow. This book describes a framework that allows investors to reap higher returns with a low-to-no maintenance plan. Set up an investment system that requires little to no maintenance Achieve double-digit average annualized returns over the long term Focus on other things while your money works for you Increase returns even with below-average growth in share price Market risk is high and interest rates are low, making it a perfect time to get started on a more sensible wealth generation strategy. With expert guidance toward finding and investing in these unique but conservative and proven stocks, Get Rich with Dividends is the only book on dividend investing you'll ever need.

You're Only as Good as Your Next One

100 Great Films, 100 Good Films, and 100 for Which I Should Be Shot
Author: Mike Medavoy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439118132
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 416
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"If I had a talent for anything, it was a talent for knowing who was talented." Mike Medavoy is a Hollywood rarity: a studio executive who, though never far from controversy, has remained well loved and respected through four decades of moviemaking. What further sets him apart is his role in bringing to the screen some of the most acclaimed Oscar-winning films of our time: Apocalypse Now, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus, The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, and Sleepless in Seattle are just some of the projects he green-lighted at United Artists, Orion, TriStar, his own Phoenix Pictures. "The ultimate lose-lose situation for a studio executive: to wind up with a commercial bomb and a bad movie." Of course, there are the box office disasters, and the films, as Medavoy says, "for which I should be shot." They, too, have a place in his fascinating memoir -- a pull-no-punches account of financial and political maneuvering, and of working with the industry's brightest star power, including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Sharon Stone, Michael Douglas, Meg Ryan, and countless others. "Putting together the elements of a film is a succession of best guesses." Medavoy speaks out on how movie studio buyouts have stymied the creative process and brought an end to the "hands-off" golden age of filmmaking. An eyewitness to Hollywood history in the making, he gives a powerful and poignant view of the past and future of a world he knows intimately.

The Next Great Bubble Boom

How to Profit from the Greatest Boom in History: 2
Author: Harry S. Dent
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439104767
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 384
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For over fifteen years, New York Times bestselling author Harry S. Dent, Jr., has been uncannily accurate in predicting the financial future. In his three previous works, Dent predicted the financial recession of the early nineties, the economic expansion of the mid-nineties, and the financial free-for-all of 1998-2000. The Next Great Bubble Boom -- part crystal ball, part financial planner -- offers a comprehensive forecast for the next two decades, showing new models for predicting the future behavior of the economy, inflation, large- and small-cap stocks, bonds, key sectors, and so on. In taking a look at past booms and busts, Dent compares our current state to that of the crash of 1920-21, and the years ahead of us to the Roaring Twenties. Dent gives advice on everything from investment strategies to real estate cycles, and shows not only how bright our future will be but how best to profit from it. Dent gives us all something to look forward to, including: The Dow hitting 40,000 by the end of the decade The Nasdaq advancing at least ten times from its October 2001 lows to around 13,500, and potentially as high as 20,000 by 2009 Another strong advance in stocks in 2005, with a significant correction into around September/October 2006 The Great Boom resurging into its final and strongest stage in 2007, and even more fully in 2008, lasting until late 2009 to early 2010 Dent's amazing ability to track and forecast our financial future is renowned, and here he takes that ability to the next level, showing not only what our economy will look like but also how it will affect us as individuals, as organizations, and as a culture. From the upcoming wealth revolution to the essential principles of entrepreneurial success, the book describes a new society where economic and philanthropic development go hand in hand. In The Next Great Bubble Boom, Dent shows not only how the economic growth of the late 1990s was a prelude to the true great boom right around the corner but how all of us can reap its benefits.

The Next Great Bull Market

How To Pick Winning Stocks and Sectors in the New Global Economy
Author: Matthew McCall
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470572931
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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Active investing strategies to profit from world-changing trends In The Next Great Bull Market, Matthew McCall advocates an approach he calls, "Conversification," meaning concentrating your investments in specific areas that are poised to benefit from global change. The areas of change addressed throughout this book include the green movement, infrastructure expansion, commodities, peak oil, the next great commodity-water-aging baby boomers, a growing global middle class, geopolitical upheavals, and the explosion of exchange-traded funds. With today's world characterized by rapid change on many different levels, McCall's approach holds even greater promise in the years ahead. Page by page, he provides strategies for both conservative investors interested in long-term growth and aggressive investors interested in generating fast profits. Describes the dynamics driving each major change and provide specific strategies to take advantage of them Shows how to profit from short-term swings in fast-moving sectors of the world economy Highlights how to use various investment vehicles, including ETFs, stocks, and options Investors who understand and anticipate the changes ahead stand to profit handsomely. With The Next Great Bull Market as your guide, you'll quickly discover how the trends that are changing the world can be used to enhance the performance of your portfolio.

The StockTwits Edge, Enhanced Edition

40 Actionable Trade Set-Ups from Real Market Pros
Author: Howard Lindzon,Philip Pearlman,Ivaylo Ivanhoff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111809557X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 360
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Profitable trade set-ups from StockTwits leading traders One of the biggest secrets on Wall Street is that to become consistently profitable, you need to specialize in a distinct setup. That is, you need to know how to read the signals that can help you identify an opportunity to buy or sell. In The StockTwits Edge: 40 Actionable Trade Setups from Real Market Pros, both well-known professional masters of the market and lesser-known individual traders describe their highest probability setups to teach you about an assortment of time frame and asset class-related market methods along the way. And, in this enhanced e-book edition, unique videos of the featured traders help further your learning experience. Drawing on the wisdom of some of the top minds at StockTwits, the leading stock market social networking site, this book has something for everyone, giving you exactly what you need to come up with profitable ideas and avoid financial risk, every day. Includes key trading insights from the experts at StockTwits Explains which factors of a setup are important, and why Features exclusive videos of the profiled traders that bring their ideas to life While there are many factors involved in successful trading and investing, the ability to identify profitable situations is paramount, and The StockTwits Edge gives you everything you need to achieve that goal.

Good Stock

Life on a Low Simmer
Author: Sanford D'Amato
Publisher: Agate Publishing
ISBN: 157284728X
Category: Cooking
Page: 432
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Good Stock is the story of Sanford "Sandy" D'Amato's journey from young Italian kid who loved to cook to unknown culinary student with a passion for classical French cuisine to one of the most respected chefs and restaurateurs in the country. Featuring more than 80 recipes and full-color photography throughout, Good Stock weaves together memoir and cookbook in an beautiful and engaging package. Sanford, the restaurant D'Amato opened in 1989 and sold to his longtime chef de cuisine in December 2012, has been one of the highest-rated restaurants in America over the past 20 years, earning accolades from Bon Appétit, Gourmet, Food & Wine, Esquire, Wine Spectator, Zagat Guide, and the James Beard Foundation. D'Amato has cooked for the Dalai Lama and the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, and was one of 12 chefs chosen by Julia Child herself to cook for her 80th birthday celebration. The story of Sanford and Sandy D'Amato is in part the story of America's embrace of fine dining and its acceptance of chefs as master craftsmen. Over the past quarter century, America has seen a rise in the prominence of "celebrity chefs," to the extent that it's difficult to remember a time when becoming a chef was considered a backup plan more than a craft. That transformation began in the 1970s, right around when Sanford D'Amato was studying at the fabled Culinary Institute of America. This was a time when American cooks were by and large being frozen out by French chefs who didn't believe the Americans had what it took to create great cuisine. D'Amato, through persistence, skill, and the help of his mentor, Chef Peter Von Erp, became the first American cook at Le Veau d'Or and worked under Chef Roland Chenus through the groundbreaking opening of Le Chantilly. Soon the heyday of classic French cuisine began to waned, as rising chefs like D'Amato began leading the spread "New American" dining. To D'Amato, though, the Midwest always signified home. His culinary inventiveness was inspired in part by his childhood home, located above his grandparents' grocery store on the lower east side of Milwaukee. It was a small apartment constantly filled with the sights of carefully prepared delicacies, the smells of rich foods on the simmer, and the many tastes of generations-old Italian recipes. Drawing on this influence, as well as his rigorous training in classic French technique, D'Amato eventually opened Sanford in the same space his grandparents' grocery store occupied. In telling his story, D'Amato studs his narrative with 80 of his favorite recipes. The book features both personal photos from his background and career as well as beautiful images of finished recipes. Readers of Good Stock will come to believe, as D'Amato does, that to create great food, it doesn't matter if you're preparing a grilled hot dog or pan-roasted monkfish-- what matters is that you treat all dishes with equal love, soul, and respect, and try to elevate each dish to its ultimate level of flavor. Good Stock combines Midwestern charm with international appeal as the perfect book for aspiring chefs, culinary students, and foodies everywhere.

It's Earnings That Count


Author: Hewitt Heiserman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071542477
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 210
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An innovative way to see through a company's published numbers to discover its true investment potential This book gives you a blueprint for finding a great growth stock for the next decade without taking on a lot of risk in the process. Inspired by the writings of Benjamin Graham, It's Earnings That Count examines a firm’s earnings quality from the perspective of a “defensive” investor who wants to avoid committing ruinous mistakes as well as the “enterprising” investor who seeks Wall Street’s next great opportunities. Unfortunately, as recent market history has shown, the traditional income statement is ill-suited to meeting the needs of these sometimes opposing viewpoints. As a result, investors can buy shares of a seemingly profitable company that, in fact, has poor earnings quality. However, the author’s trademarked Earnings Power Chart combines Graham’s two personalities to reveal, in picture form, whether a company possesses authentic earnings power for long-term growth. Using the world-famous William Wrigley Jr. Company gum-maker as a case study, you will learn how to build these two alternate profit-and-loss statements to protect yourself. Since this book is written in plain English, you do not need to be an MBA or accountant to follow these step-by-step instructions. Giving investors the tools they need to turn the tables in their favor, It's Earnings That Count covers: The four limitations of the income statement found in every annual report, 10-K, and 10-Q A quick-hitting, five minute test to sift out the obvious losers so you can save time and focus on analyzing potential winners How to spot when a company is forging an Earnings Power Staircase—that’s your hallmark of a low-risk growth stock like Microsoft and Paychex Why the charts of Lucent Technologies, WorldCom, Enron, and Tyco signaled trouble ahead of traditional income statement. The 2 earnings power ratios you need before making your next investment 12 ways to check whether management’s interests are aligned with yours A list of 15 items to check for to make sure the companies in your stock portfolio have a competitive advantage. (Hint: Great growth stocks always have competitive advantages.) 16 kinds of companies to avoid 20 indicators that it may be time to sell

The Right Stock at the Right Time

Prospering in the Coming Good Years
Author: Larry Williams
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471473381
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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Praise for THE RIGHT STOCK AT THE RIGHT TIME "It is a fundamentally good time to consider the strategies inthis book. Macro-market timing, stock-specific approaches, moneymanagement revelations, and intermarket analysis. Even better thatit is written by someone who has actually done it himself." —Lindsay Glass Global Market Timing Specialist, BloombergLP "This book delivers a knock-out punch to investor pessimism,with an uppercut of bullishness and hard facts." —Ray Mercer Former World Heavyweight Champion "The stock market is a major stream of income and Williamsclearly shows the best time and stocks to buy." —Robert Allen, New York Times bestselling financial authorand millionaire maker "No other book on the horizon comes close to this one. Larrylets you stand on his shoulders and view the market from thevantage of a master." —Yale Hirsch Chairman, The Hirsch Organization Inc.

The Intelligent Portfolio

Practical Wisdom on Personal Investing from Financial Engines
Author: Christopher L. Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118039472
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 384
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The Intelligent Portfolio draws upon the extensive insights of Financial Engines—a leading provider of investment advisory and management services founded by Nobel Prize-winning economist William F. Sharpe—to reveal the time-tested institutional investing techniques that you can use to help improve your investment performance. Throughout these pages, Financial Engines’ CIO, Christopher Jones, uses state-of-the-art simulation and optimization methods to demonstrate the often-surprising results of applying modern financial economics to personal investment decisions.

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator


Author: Edwin Lefèvre
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118422031
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 272
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Unknown to most modern-day investors and traders who cherishReminiscences of a Stock Operator as one of the mostimportant investment books ever written, the material firstappeared in the 1920s as a series of articles and illustrations inthe Saturday Evening Post. Now, for the first time ever, thisbeloved classic is being made available in its original,illustrated format. You'll track the exploits of Jesse Livermore as he won and losttens of millions of dollars playing the stock and commoditiesmarkets during the early 1900s. At one point, he made the thenastronomical sum of 10 million dollars in just one month oftrading! Originally published as a fictionalized account, theIllustrated Edition combines the Saturday Evening Post'smemorable illustrations with Edwin LeFevre's timeless investmentadvice, recreating the look, feel, and message that was firstpublished more than 80 years ago. Among the most compelling andenduring pieces ever written on trading, the new IllustratedEdition brings this story to life like never before. Order yourcopy today.

Poultry, Garden and Home


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Poultry
Page: N.A
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Will Your Next Mistake Be Fatal?

Avoiding the Chain of Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Organization
Author: Robert Mittelstaedt
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 013271647X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 336
View: 2947
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What catastrophes have in common -- and how to keep them from happening to you! Introducing M3: the first systematic approach to Managing mistakes so they don't lead to disaster Building systems that prevent 'failure chains' from spiraling out of control Avoiding failures in preparation, strategy, execution, and culture Reducing the impact and cost of the mistakes you do make Also includes coverage of the unique 'mistake chains' facing entrepreneurs and small businesses. Every business disaster has one thing in common: the people in charge never saw it coming. The warnings were there. They didn't have to wreck their companies and their careers. But they let it happen. This book can keep it from happening to you. You will make mistakes. If you don't, you're not taking enough risk. But you can make fewer of them. You can catch them early. Keep them cheap. Learn from them. Whether you're in a global enterprise or a garage startup, Robert Mittelstaedt shows how. His techniques apply to everything from culture to strategy, customer safety to market share. They won't just help you avoid catastrophe: they'll help you improve profitability and business value, too. Stay on track. Stay off the front page of The Wall Street Journal. Read this book.

NIV, Holy Bible: Stock Car Racing, eBook


Author: Various Authors,
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310438276
Category: Bibles
Page: 1152
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Featuring exciting and inspiring full-color inserts with photos of and insights from stock car racing’s finest personalities, the NIV Thinline Bible: Stock Car Edition is sure to be a motorsports fan’s favorite Bible. Motor Racing Outreach, a ministry to the world of motorsports, has partnered with Zondervan to create this Bible designed to delight race fans. MRO brings testimonies and photographs of the popular race personalities with whom they work on a daily basis—the drivers, the pit crews, the media spokespeople, and others associated with the world of racing. Combined with the complete text of the New International Version and offered in two innovative and cost-effective bindings, this title will make a wonderful gift for the true racing fan.

Traden wie Jesse Livermore


Author: Richard Smitten
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783938350300
Category:
Page: 341
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Your Money Ratios

8 Simple Tools for Financial Security at Every Stage of Life
Author: Charles Farrell J.D., LL.M.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101162902
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 272
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A troubled economy calls for answers. Forget complicated, abstract philosophy—people need sound financial advice that's easy to follow and can be implemented immediately. For the first time, a leading financial adviser has developed a remarkable set of guidelines to give individuals the same kind of objective insight into their personal finances that successful businesses have. Your Money Ratios will help readers effectively manage debt, invest prudently, and develop a realistic and effective savings plan to ensure both financial success and security. Readers need only plug their income and age into Farrell's ratios in order to get an instant picture of their savings status and overall financial health, as well as a roadmap for the important choices they must make in the future. Here’s what you will find in this book: IF YOU ARE IN YOUR 20s OR 30s: Your Money Ratios will tell you how to get started and what you need to do over the next 35 years to stay on track. If you are lucky enough to read this book when you are young, you will have a clear vision for where you need to go throughout your working career. By setting yourself on the right path, you won’t have to work so hard later in life to meet your goals. IF YOU ARE IN YOUR 40s: You can benchmark your own financial circumstances against the ratios and see how you are doing with respect to your savings, debt, investments and insurance. You have plenty of time to make adjustments if necessary and plot out your path to retirement. IF YOU ARE IN YOUR 50s: The formula will provide you with a realistic assessment of your ability to retire. It will help you make the important decisions about how to allocate your financial resources over the next 10 to 15 years, and how to put on the final push for retirement.

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Triangle: Imzadi II


Author: Peter David
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743420713
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Even in the 24th century, three is definitely a crowd. Imzadi: to the people of the planet Betazed, including Counselor Deanna Troi of the Starship Enterprise™, it means "beloved" and denotes a special closeness that can never be truly broken. Or can it? In his acclaimed earlier novel, Imzadi, bestselling author Peter David explored the special bond between Deanna Troi and Commander William T. Riker. It revealed new facets of their long and intimate relationship and put that bond to its ultimate test in a powerful and unforgettable story that remains one of the most popular Star Trek® adventures ever published. Imzadi was a New York Times bestseller in both hardcover and paperback. Now David examines the heart of Deanna Troi from an altogether different perspective, as he reveals for the first time the full story of Troi's troubled romance with Lieutenant Commander Worf. At first glance, they cannot be more different. She is an empath, gentle and acutely sensitive to the needs and feelings of others. He is a fierce Klingon warrior, dedicated to a harsh and warlike code of honor. Brought together, however, by a common need to care for Alexander, Worf's troubled, motherless son, they discover hidden reserves of courage and compassion within each other. Soon mutual respect leads to much stronger emotions as they embark on an unexpected courtship, much to the surprise and discomfort of William Riker. But does Worf's future truly lie with Deanna...or on a distant outpost called Deep Space 9™? And whom indeed shall Troi ultimately call "imzadi"? Imzadi II is a compelling story, an untold chapter in the history of the Starship Enterprise™.