Today’s bookshelves are so laden with Johnny-come-lately experts, eager to sell their knowledge to any and all, that it’s sometimes hard for traders to know which way to turn or whom to trust. Lessons from the Greatest Stock Traders of All Time makes the choice simple, examining the careers of five traders–Jesse Livermore, Bernard Baruch, Gerald Loeb, Nicolas Darvas, and Bill O’Neil–who, more than any others over the past century, demonstrated tremendous success at conquering Wall Street.
This technique-filled book presents numerous ways in which the timeless strategies of these investing icons can be used to tame today’s high-speed, unforgiving marketplaces. Comparing and contrasting the successes–and occasional failures–of these five giants of finance, it reveals:
Timeless rules for profitable, low-risk trading–from five investing legends
Over the course of a century, in every type of economy and market, five traders wrote and perfected the rules for successful stock trading. Lessons from the Greatest Stock Traders of All Timeexamines these amazing traders and their careers, and reveals how you can use their remarkably similar skills, disciplines, and trading rules to improve your performance in today’s high-risk, high-reward markets.
Look to these “Babe Ruths of Trading” to discover:
Certain rules and techniques have always distinguished the best traders. Discover what those strategies are, and how to use them to power your trading profits while dramatically cutting your losses, in the entertaining, technique-driven, and always fascinating Lessons from the Greatest Stock Traders of All Time.
John Boik is an active trader and former stockbroker. He is the former assistant controller and special finance project manager for Washington Mutual Finance. He lives in Atlanta.