The Little Book of Big Profits from Small Stocks + Website: Why You'll Never Buy a Stock Over $10 Again

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Hilary Kramer was a newcomer to the investing world when themarkets took a massive tumble in late 1987. While everyone aroundher was selling like crazy, she was buying as many devalued stocksas she could get her hands on. Her levelheadedness paid off, andshe was a self-made millionaire by age thirty. In The Little Bookof Big Profits from Small Stocks, Kramer shares her years ofinsight into low-priced stocks—or "breakout stocks"—agreat low-risk, high-reward way to build or rebuild wealth quickly.For years, stocks ...

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Overview

Hilary Kramer was a newcomer to the investing world when themarkets took a massive tumble in late 1987. While everyone aroundher was selling like crazy, she was buying as many devalued stocksas she could get her hands on. Her levelheadedness paid off, andshe was a self-made millionaire by age thirty. In The Little Bookof Big Profits from Small Stocks, Kramer shares her years ofinsight into low-priced stocks—or "breakout stocks"—agreat low-risk, high-reward way to build or rebuild wealth quickly.For years, stocks worth less than $10 have been viewed with disdainby traditional investment logic. Kramer knows how to identify whichhave the potential to skyrocket and, with this book in hand, sowill you.

Breaking with conventional wisdom, Kramer shows readers thatjust because a stock is cheap doesn't mean it's worthless. Contextis everything, and the intelligent investor needs to look at thebigger picture to really understand a stock's value. In many cases,stock prices may be depressed because they belong to new companieswith undiscovered worth or established companies engaged indramatic turnarounds. These stocks present phenomenal opportunitiesfor investors. In fact, many have the potential for a 50 to 200percent increase in the next six to twenty-four months, and it isthese stocks that this Little Book looks at in detail.

Kramer argues that "breakout stocks" have three things incommon: most are under $10; all of them are undervalued; and ineach case, there are specific catalysts in the near future that putthem on the threshold of becoming much more valuable. Once you knowwhat to look for in buying Hilary Kramer was a newcomer to theinvesting world when the markets took a massive tumble in late1987. While everyone around her was selling like crazy, she wasbuying as many devalued stocks as she could get her hands on. Herlevelheadedness paid off, and she was a self-made millionaire byage thirty. In The Little Book of Big Profits from Small Stocks,Kramer shares her years of insight into low-priced stocks—or"breakout stocks"—a great low-risk, high-reward way to buildor rebuild wealth quickly. For years, stocks worth less than $10have been viewed with disdain by traditional investment logic.Kramer knows how to identify which have the potential to skyrocketand, with this book in hand, so will you.

Breaking with conventional wisdom, Kramer shows readers thatjust because a stock is cheap doesn't mean it's worthless. Contextis everything, and the intelligent investor needs to look at thebigger picture to really understand a stock's value. In many cases,stock prices may be depressed because they belong to new companieswith undiscovered worth or established companies engaged indramatic turnarounds. These stocks present phenomenal opportunitiesfor investors. In fact, many have the potential for a 50 to 200percent increase in the next six to twenty-four months, and it isthese stocks that this Little Book looks at in detail.

Kramer argues that "breakout stocks" have three things incommon: most are under $10; all of them are undervalued; and ineach case, there are specific catalysts in the near future that putthem on the threshold of becoming much more valuable. Once you knowwhat to look for in buying and selling these bargain stocks, you'reprimed to make a killing.

Accompanied by a companion website with educational videos,interactive tools, stock recommendations, and much more, The LittleBook of Big Profits from Small Stocks is essential reading forindividual investors, money managers, and anyone else looking forexpert guidance on one of the hottest areas of stock investingtoday.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118150054
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/8/2011
  • Series: Little Books. Big Profits Series, #36
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 146
  • Sales rank: 626,470
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Hilary Kramer is Editor of GameChangers, Breakout Stocks Under$5, and High Octane Stocks (all for InvestorPlace Media). She is aregular contributor to MarketWatch.com, Forbes.com, and is acommentator on Nightly Business Report. The Financial Times callsher "a one-woman financial powerhouse." She received her MBA fromthe Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania andwithin a decade was recognized as one of the best equity investorson Wall Street. She has twenty-five years of investing experience,first as an analyst, then as a portfolio manager, investmentbanker, and hedge fund manager, and has managed more than $5billion in global private equity and publicly-tradedinvestments.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction: The Investing Edge You Have on Wall Street xix

Chapter One The Classic Under $10 Stock 1

Chapter Two The Price Is Not Just Right, It’s Critical9

Chapter Three Oh, How the Mighty Have Fallen 21

Chapter Four Growing Out of Sight 37

Chapter Five Shopping the Bargain Bin 53

Chapter Six Getting the World Healthy and Wealthy 65

Chapter Seven Around the World Under $10 77

Chapter Eight Forget Everything You Thought You Knew 89

Chapter Nine Looking for the Right Stuff 97

Chapter Ten Well Bought is Half Sold 111

Chapter Eleven Beware the Wolves of Wall Street 125

Chapter Twelve Low Prices and High Profits 135

Appendix Getting Started with Quick Response (QR) Codes 145

More from Hilary Kramer 147

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