Buy and Hold Is Dead : How to Make Money and Control Risk in Any Market

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-26
  • Publisher: Wiley
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An eye-opening look at how investors can take control of their financial lifeBuy and Hold Is Dead provides actionable strategies and disciplines, which can be used to earn positive results in any market environment. Money managers rarely outperform the stock market over time, and this has become a sticking point for many people as our uneven economic landscape continues to unfold. This timely guide is designed around a step-by-step educational process in which traders and investors lean how they can protect their wealth and make money regardless of market direction. The goal of Buy and Hold Is Dead is twofold: to dispel old-school investment techniques and to show you how to maximize your returns without sacrificing time or lifestyle and without the use of a money manager. Identifies the duration of the current economic down cycle and warns of a Greater Depression Encourages readers to use proactive trading strategies that can protect their wealth and make them money in any market environment Discusses why investors cannot afford to rely on the selfish guidelines imposed by big brokers and money managersLosing less is never a winning strategy, and this book skillfully addresses why it should not be considered a positive result despite relative market performance.

Author Biography

Thomas H. Kee Jr. is President and CEO of Stock Traders Daily. His reports and analysis are currently featured by Reuters Research for their institutional clients. Kee writes a monthly column for MarketWatch and provides economic analysis and forecasting to a variety of institutional and retail clients. He had worked with Smith Barney, A.G. Edwards, and Morgan Stanley before founding Stock Traders Daily in January of 2000.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
The Investment Ratep. 1
Keep It Simple, Sweetheartp. 11
Brackish Investors and Their Impending Doomp. 33
Golden Handcuffsp. 49
Since When Has Losing Less Become a Winning Stratefy?p. 63
Redefining Balancep. 75
Contemporary Darwinismp. 81
A Proactive Aversionp. 91
Embracing Independencep. 105
Ahead of the Curvep. 121
2009: Return to Parityp. 137
Personal Balance Sheetp. 145
Every Day Is a Tuesdayp. 153
The Game Planp. 171
Oscillation Cyclesp. 191
The Golden Sequencep. 213
Rule-Based Trading Strategiesp. 233
Automated Tradingp. 271
A Greater Depressionp. 279
Final Thoughts: Welcome to the Comfort Zonep. 285
Appendix: A Real-Life Examplep. 287
About the Authorp. 293
Indexp. 295
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