OUR MISPLACED TRUST IN THE STOCK MARKET —AND SMARTER, SAFER WAYS TO INVEST
by Edward Winslow
BERRETT-KOEHLER PUBLISHERS, INC.
PREFACE THE JOURNEY
MY FIRST EXPOSURE to the stock market was as a six-year-old child in 1960. My dad took me into a Merrill Lynch office near down……
BEYOND BLIND FAITH— THERE IS CLARITY
AS A SOCIETY, we have placed our faith, hope, trust, and dreams in the upward movement of future s……
THE AVERAGE PERSON
SHOULD STEER CLEAR OF STOCKS—HERE’S WHY……
STRATEGIES FOR DEALING WITH UNCERTAINTY……
SMARTER AND SAFER INVESTMENTS……
APPENDIX A USING OPTIONS TO REDUCE RISK
Options are derivative contracts that have no value on their own. They derive their worth from the value o……
APPENDIX B CREDIT RATINGS
Credit ratings assist in evaluating the level of credit risk involved when investing in equity-linked notes, annuities, ……
CHAPTER 1—THE STOCK MARKET: CAN WE WIN AT THIS GAME?
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alphaA measure of risk relating to ……
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ABA Banking Journal, 154
Abelson, Alan, 73
ABN AMRO, 79
EDWARD J. WINSLOW JR. is the senior partner and founder of PM Investments and is one of the most creative and knowledgeable financial consultants in t……
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