Gene Marcial's 7 Commandments of Stock Investing

Gene Marcial's 7 Commandments of Stock Investing

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a€œGene Marcial provides iconoclastic insights into the art of successful investing while exploding the mythology of the conventional wisdom. His 7 Commandments of Stock Investing is scintillating reading for both individual and institutional investors who seek an advantage in their moneymaking endeavors.a€ --Scott Black, President of Delphi Management Inc. and a member of the Barrona€™s Roundtable a€œIt is well understood that trading in the stock market is full of risks. But if you are ready to take the plunge, I guarantee that there will be a time when being familiar with Gene Marciala€™s 7 Commandments of Stock Investing will be extremely important. Over the years, I have followed many of the same commandments.a€ --Carl Icahn, Chairman, Icahn Associates a€œThis book begins with one of the wisest investment observations Ia€™ve ever encountered: a€˜There are plenty of ways to make money in the stock market, but clinging to mainstream thinking or so-called conventional wisdom is not one of them.a€™ The authora€™s discussion on avoiding the diversification trap is alone worth many times the price of this book.a€ --Bernie Schaeffer, Chairman, Schaeffera€™s Investment Research, Inc., a€œGene Marcial has been guiding literally millions of investors to better financial performance over his more than 30 years as a leading financial journalist. He consistently has demonstrated a rare instinct for knowing when to follow a trend and when to think like a contrarian. In todaya€™s turbulent times, his new book, 7 Commandments of Stock Investing, is essential reading for all investors and could well add precious percentage points to the performance of any who take his words to heart.a€ --Stephen Leeb, President, Leeb Capital Management Inc. Every week, the investment world turns to Gene Marciala€™s BusinessWeek column. Herea€™s why: Marcial knows how to pick winners. Apple at 15. US Steel at 19. But Marciala€™s track record isna€™t limited to just one or two picks. In fact, recent analysis reveals that hea€™s beaten the indexes for a full decade. You cana€™t get results like that following the a€œconventional wisdoma€! You need to know what Gene Marcial has learned about stock investing--and this book will tell you. Marcial has distilled 35 years of experience into seven powerful, counterintuitive a€œcommandmentsa€: rules that are simple and practical enough for every investor to profit from. Marcial reveals why diversification is not an optimal investment strategya€bwhy you need to focus on finding big winners, and how you cana€bhow to profit from panic, and how to lock in your profits when everyone else is a€œfat and happy.a€ Along the way, he opens up the secret, mysterious world of corporate and market insiders--showing how to track them down, emulate their approaches, and profit from their lucrative strategies. Be prepared to profit from panic Plot a clear strategy to seize opportunities during a macro-market panic Learn how to a€œbuy the losersa€ Finding tomorrowa€™s big winners in todaya€™s bargain bin Profit from the unknown Finding investments that are undervalued because investors dona€™t understand them The a€œsweet sevena€: specific stock picks for the next seven years What to buy right now--and hold for the long termMotorola is not beyond repair, she argues, but it soon will bea€”if Zander isna#39;t bounced from the CEO position. ... Icahn is apparently on the right track, partly because of the $15 billion cash and cash equivalents that the company nourishes in itsanbsp;...

Title:Gene Marcial's 7 Commandments of Stock Investing
Author:Gene G. Marcial
Publisher:FT Press - 2008-03-26


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