THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER!Anyone can learn to invest wisely with this bestselling investment system!
Through every type of market, William J. O'Neil's national bestseller, How to MakeMoney in Stocks, has shown over 2 million investors the secrets to building wealth.O'Neil's powerful CAN SLIM (R) Investing System-a proven 7-step process for minimizingrisk and maximizing gains-has influenced generations of investors.
Based on a major study of market winners from 1880 to 2009, this expandededition gives you:
Proven techniques for finding winning stocks before they make big price gainsTips on picking the best stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs to maximize your gains100 new charts to help you spot today's most profitable trends
PLUS strategies to help you avoid the 21 mostcommon investor mistakes!
"I dedicated the 2004 Stock Trader's Almanac to Bill O'Neil: `His foresight,innovation, and disciplined approach to stock market investing will influenceinvestors and traders for generations to come.'"
-Yale Hirsch, publisher and editor, Stock Trader's Almanac andauthor of Let's Change the World Inc.
"Investor's Business Daily has provided a quarter-century of great financialjournalism and investing strategies."
-David Callaway, editor-in-chief, MarketWatch
"How to Make Money in Stocks is a classic. Any investor serious about makingmoney in the market ought to read it."
-Larry Kudlow, host, CNBC's "The Kudlow Report"
William J. O'Neil is the founder and chairman of Investor's Business Daily. He also founded William O'Neil + Company, a leader in equity market information and data research for more than 400 major institutional money managers worldwide.
Preface ix Part I:A Winning System: CAN SLIM (TM) Introduction: Learning From the Greatest Winners CHAPTER 1: C = Current Quarterly Earnings per Share: The Higher the Better CHAPTER 2: A = Annual Earnings Increases: Look for SignificantGrowth CHAPTER 3: N = New Products, New Management, New Highs:Buying at the Right Time CHAPTER 4: S = Supply and Demand: Shares Outstanding PlusBig Volume Demand CHAPTER 5: L = Leader or Laggard: Which Is Your Stock? CHAPTER 6: I = Institutional Sponsorship: Follow the Leaders CHAPTER 7: M = Market Direction: How to Determine It Part II:Be Smart From the Start CHAPTER 8: Nineteen Common Mistakes Most Investors Make CHAPTER 9: When to Sell and Cut Your Losses CHAPTER 10: When to Sell and Take Your Profit CHAPTER 11: Should You Diversify, Invest for the Long Haul,Buy on Margin, Sell Short, Etc.? CHAPTER 12: How to Read Charts Like an Expert and Improve YourStock Picks and Timing Part III:Investing Like a Professional CHAPTER 13: Models of the Greatest Stock Market Winners: 1952-2001 CHAPTER 14: How to Find Winning Stocks Using Investor's Business Daily CHAPTER 15: How to Pick the Best Market Sectors, Industry Groups,and Subgroups CHAPTER 16: The Art of Tape Reading: Analyzing and Reacting to News CHAPTER 17: Should You Buy Options, Nasdaq Stocks, New Issues,Convertible Bonds, Tax Shelters, Foreign Stocks? CHAPTER 18: How You Could Make a Million Dollars Owning Mutual Funds CHAPTER 19: Improving Management of Pension and InstitutionalPortfolios CHAPTER 20: Important Guidelines to Remember Success Stories Index