Beat the crowd how you can out-invest the herd by thinking differently

Train your brain to be a real contrarian and outsmart the crowd Beat the Crowd is the real contrarian's guide to investing, with comprehensive explanations of how a true contrarian investor thinks and acts - and why it works more often than not. Bestselling author Ken Fisher breaks down the myt...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Fisher, Kenneth L., Dellinger, Elisabeth (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken, New Jersey John Wiley & Sons 2015
Series:Fisher investments press
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Collection: O'Reilly - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • (Not) Just a Bill Sittin' on Capitol HillThat Which Is Seen and That Which Is Unseen; What's Worse Than a Politician?; Why the Government Already Made the Next Crisis Worse; Notes; Chapter 7: Put Those Textbooks Away; Don't Toss Your Textbooks-But Know Their Limitations!; The First Commandment: P/Es Aren't Predictive; The CAPEd Crusader Is No Superhero; Small Beats All?; Fancy Formulas and Other Academic Kryptonite; Theory Isn't Reality; If Not School, Where?; Notes; Chapter 8: Throw Away This Book!; Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Pop Star Economists; Classics Are Classic for a Reason
  • Beat the Crowd; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Your Brain-Training Guide; Wall Street's Contrarian Contradiction; The Curmudgeon's Conundrum; There Is Always a But; Why Most Investors Are Mostly Wrong Most of the Time; The First Rule of True Contrarianism; The All-Seeing Market; Different, Not Opposite; The Right Frame of Mind; Check Your Ego; Chapter 2: For Whom the Bell Curve Tolls; Wall Street's Useless/Useful Fascination With Calendars; Professional Groupthink; How the Contrarian Uses Professional Forecasts; Even the Best Fall Sometimes . . .; How to Beat the Street; Notes
  • What if the Dollar Loses Its Place as the World's Reserve Currency?What the Markets Know; Notes; Chapter 5: Take a Safari With Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau; How the Elephant Got Its Tusks; Dumbo, Gross Margins and Other High-Flying Elephants; When Good News Dresses Up as Bad News; The Yield Curve Curveball; When Elephants Attack; A Brief History of Tragedy; When Textbooks Lie; It Can't Be an Elephant If ... ; Notes; Chapter 6: The Chapter You'll Love to Hate; Step 1: Ditch Your Biases; My Guy Is Best, Your Guy Is Worst and Other Unhelpful Opinions; A Magical Elephant Named Gridlock
  • Chapter 3: Dracula and the Four Horsemen of the Media ApocalypseThe Media's Flawed Financial Eyesight; Dracula Around the Corner; Looking for Growth in All the Wrong Places; The Magic Indicator; War-What Is It Good For?; Don't Be a Cow, Be a Contrarian; Notes; Chapter 4: Not in the Next 30 Months; Baby Boomer Bomb?; What About Social Security and Medicare?; But What if the "Lost Generation" Stays Lost?; What About Debt?; But What if Debt Causes Runaway Inflation?; But What if America Stops Innovating?; But What About Global Warming?; What About Income Inequality?