The Little Book of Bull's Eye Investing: Finding Value, Generating Absolute Returns, and Controlling Risk in Turbulent Markets [NOOK Book]

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"John Mauldin understands the complexities of investing in today's tumultuous global environment. This is an invaluable guide for identifying the certainties in an increasingly uncertain market climate, and the profitable opportunities that will emerge."—David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist,Gluskin Sheff + Associates

"Successful investing requires making sense of the big picture and helping investors gain perspective. The Little Book of Bull's Eye ...

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The Little Book of Bull's Eye Investing: Finding Value, Generating Absolute Returns, and Controlling Risk in Turbulent Markets

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Overview

Praise For THE LITTLE BOOK OF BULL'S EYE INVESTING

"John Mauldin understands the complexities of investing in today's tumultuous global environment. This is an invaluable guide for identifying the certainties in an increasingly uncertain market climate, and the profitable opportunities that will emerge."—David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist,Gluskin Sheff + Associates

"Successful investing requires making sense of the big picture and helping investors gain perspective. The Little Book of Bull's Eye Investing is a must-read. Once again, John Mauldin has nailed it!"—Jon Sundt, President and CEO, Altegris Investments, Inc.

"Be prepared to discover what readers of John Mauldin's online newsletter already know—his practical and sensible investment advice, drawn from a deep knowledge of markets and history. In this book, John lays out—in his appealing style—not only the essence of bull's eye investing, but also how not to fail as an investor."—A. Gary Shilling, President, A. Gary Shilling & Co., Inc.

"No one does a better job of synthesizing wide ranging sources of market wisdom than John Mauldin. His unique perspective often reveals what professionals miss and what Mom and Pop investors have yet to learn."—Barry Ritholtz, CEO and Director of Equity Research,Fusion IQ

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118239438
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/11/2012
  • Series: Little Books. Big Profits , #37
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,312,202
  • File size: 764 KB

Meet the Author

John Mauldin is a renowned financial expert, a New York Times bestselling author, and a pioneering online commentator. A recognized investment expert, particularly on the subject of hedge funds, he is the author of several books including Bull's Eye Investing, Just One Thing, and Endgame, all from Wiley. He is the President of Millennium Wave Advisors, an investment advisory firm registered with multiple states and is also a registered representative of Millennium Wave Securities, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer. With a loyal following numbering over a million, Mauldin is a respected observer of the economy and investment opportunities. Mauldin is the father of seven children, five of whom are adopted, and lives in Dallas, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

An Introduction to Bull’s Eye Investing xi

Chapter One It’s Good to Be King 1

Chapter Two Rules of Engagement 21

Chapter Three Faith versus History 41

Chapter Four The Trend Is Your Friend (Until It Isn’t) 59

Chapter Five Investors Behaving Badly 85

Chapter Six Dancing with the Bear 109

Chapter Seven The Essence of Bull’s Eye Investing 129

Chapter Eight The Sisyphus Syndrome 151

Chapter Nine Spreading the Pain Around 157

Chapter Ten Leading the Duck 181

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  • Posted June 12, 2012

    more from this reviewer

    Value investing confirmed

    It is like a condensed and updated version of the original book from 2003. It reads a little rough as sections jump around without much transition. But it communicates the bottom line: value strategy is the only one that works in all markets. It describes the principles of the value strategy and parallels the Buffet Way, even using Treasuries as the benchmark to measure all other investments. Compare real estate, commodities, stocks, bonds, and other instruments to assemble a non-correlated portfolio.

    He adds the concept that it makes a difference when you buy. If market valuations are high when you buy, you won’t get the return you are looking for and shows how market go through long (secular) bull and bear markets lasting 17 yrs on avg. These long periods need to be considered when a person’s whole investment life may only be the last 20 yrs of their life before retirement. This can be a devastating reality that is not taught by anyone else. We are in the 12 year of a bear, so valuations will continue sideways and lower as they are still too high historically.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2013

    Solid advice

    I read the original book years ago and agree with Mauldin's advice that often it's best to zig when the crowd zags.

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