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

Overview

For many years, money managers and brokers have told us that if wejust stay invested at all times, we will make money in the longrun. Unfortunately, this has not been true for quite some time. Infact, over the past ten years, all major averages are negative.Buy-and-hold investors have all lost money, and given the currentand future economic environment, this pattern is likely to continuefor many years. It's clear that you can no longer rely on yourmoney manager to protect your wealth. This is a responsibility ...

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Overview

For many years, money managers and brokers have told us that if wejust stay invested at all times, we will make money in the longrun. Unfortunately, this has not been true for quite some time. Infact, over the past ten years, all major averages are negative.Buy-and-hold investors have all lost money, and given the currentand future economic environment, this pattern is likely to continuefor many years. It's clear that you can no longer rely on yourmoney manager to protect your wealth. This is a responsibility weall must now assume for ourselves. The next step is to learn how tomake money in a volatile market—with wealth preservation inmind. Buy and Hold Is Dead will show you how.

In this timely guide, author Thomas Kee, a widely respected WallStreet strategist, introduces you to the Investment Rate Model, acombination of tools that will help you protect your wealth andrealize opportunities for the rest of your life. He offersstrategies that work in both up and down markets, adjust bythemselves, and keep you on the right side of the curve at alltimes. More importantly, he reveals a refined approach to marketstrategy that will remove your personal limitations and allow youto take advantage of opportunities whenever they arise. You willlearn how to understand current economic and stock market cycles,how to anticipate future economic and stock market cycles, and howto position yourself so that your investments never become a burdenagain. Kee's ultimate objective, he explains, is to bring you intowhat he calls "The Comfort Zone"—a place where yourinvestments no longer negatively affect your emotional state andwhere market woes no longer stifle your personal life.

The strategies in Buy and Hold Is Dead will change theway you approach your investments in the market, in real estate, orin private business by allowing you to grow without exposingyourself to the risk of loss such as you may have experienced inthe recent past. The Comfort Zone awaits you—and this bookwill show you how to get there.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470458419
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/26/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 303
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1 The Investment Rate.

Chapter 2 Keep It Simple Sweetheart.

Chapter 3 Brackish Investors and Their Impending Doom.

Chapter 4 Golden Handcuffs.

Chapter 5 Since When Has Losing Less Become a WinningStrategy?

Chapter 6 Redefining Balance.

Chapter 7 Contemporary Darwinism.

Chapter 8 A Proactive Aversion.

Chapter 9 Embracing Independence.

Chapter 10 Ahead of the Curve.

Chapter 11 2009 - Return to Parity.

Chapter 12 Personal Balance Sheet.

Chapter 13 Every Day Is a Tuesday.

Chapter 14 The Game Plan.

Chapter 15 Oscillation Cycles.

Chapter 16 The Golden Sequence.

Chapter 17 Rule Based Trading Strategies.

Chapter 18 Automated Trading.

Chapter 19 A Greater Depression.

Final Thoughts Welcome to the Comfort Zone.

Appendix A Real-Life Example. 

About the Author.

Index.

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