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One Up on Wall Street : How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market - Peter Lynch

One Up on Wall Street

How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market

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Published: 12th May 2000
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THE NATIONAL BESTSELLING BOOK THAT EVERY INVESTOR SHOULD OWN

Peter Lynch is America's number-one money manager. His mantra: Average investors can become experts in their own field and can pick winning stocks as effectively as Wall Street professionals by doing just a little research.

Now, in a new introduction written specifically for this edition of "One Up on Wall Street, " Lynch gives his take on the incredible rise of Internet stocks, as well as a list of twenty winning companies of high-tech '90s. That many of these winners are low-tech supports his thesis that amateur investors can continue to reap exceptional rewards from mundane, easy-to-understand companies they encounter in their daily lives.

Investment opportunities abound for the layperson, Lynch says. By simply observing business developments and taking notice of your immediate world -- from the mall to the workplace -- you can discover potentially successful companies before professional analysts do. This jump on the experts is what produces "tenbaggers," the stocks that appreciate tenfold or more and turn an average stock portfolio into a star performer.

The former star manager of Fidelity's multibillion-dollar Magellan Fund, Lynch reveals how he achieved his spectacular record. Writing with John Rothchild, Lynch offers easy-to-follow directions for sorting out the long shots from the no shots by reviewing a company's financial statements and by identifying which numbers "really" count. He explains how to stalk tenbaggers and lays out the guidelines for investing in cyclical, turnaround, and fast-growing companies.

Lynch promises that if you ignore the ups and downs of the market and the endless speculation about interest rates, in the long term (anywhere from five to fifteen years) your portfolio will reward you. This advice has proved to be timeless and has made "One Up on Wall Street" a number-one bestseller. And now this classic is as valuable in the new millennium as ever.

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    Comments about One Up on Wall Street:

    If you are interested in stock picking and being a value investor in particular, this would be a good book to start with after you have read the classic-INTELLIGENT INVESTOR. Peter lynch has transferred those ideas to a more modern investment environment.

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    Anise C. Wallace The New York Times Mr. Lynch's investment record puts him in a league by himself.

    ContentsIntroduction to the Millennium EditionPROLOGUE: A Note from IrelandINTRODUCTION: The Advantages of Dumb MoneyPART I Preparing to Invest1 The Making of a Stockpicker2 The Wall Street Oxymorons3 Is This Gambling, or What?4 Passing the Mirror Test5 Is This a Good Market? Please Don't AskPART II Picking Winners6 Stalking the Tenbagger7 I've Got It, I've Got It -- What Is It?8 The Perfect Stock, What a Deal!9 Stocks I'd Avoid10 Earnings, Earnings, Earnings11 The Two-Minute Drill12 Getting the Facts13 Some Famous Numbers14 Rechecking the Story15 The Final ChecklistPART III The Long-term View16 Designing a Portfolio17 The Best Time to Buy and Sell18 The Twelve Silliest (and Most Dangerous) Things People Say About Stock Prices19 Options, Futures, and Shorts20 50,000 Frenchmen Can Be WrongEPILOGUE: Caught with My Pants UpACKNOWLEDGMENTSINDEX

    ISBN: 9780743200400
    ISBN-10: 0743200403
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 304
    Published: 12th May 2000
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 13.9  x 2.5
    Weight (kg): 0.27
    Edition Number: 1