What Works on Wall Street: A Guide to the Best-Performing Investment Strategies of All Time

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The consistently bestselling What Works on Wall Street explores the investment strategies that have provided the best returns over the past 50 years—and which are the top performers today. The third edition of this BusinessWeek and New York Times bestseller contains more than 50 percent new material and is designed to help you reshape your investment strategies for ...

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Overview

"A major contribution . . . on the behavior of common stocks in the United States."
Financial Analysts' Journal

The consistently bestselling What Works on Wall Street explores the investment strategies that have provided the best returns over the past 50 years—and which are the top performers today. The third edition of this BusinessWeek and New York Times bestseller contains more than 50 percent new material and is designed to help you reshape your investment strategies for both the postbubble market and the dramatically changed political landscape.

Packed with all-new charts, data, tables, and analyses, this updated classic allows you to directly compare popular stockpicking strategies and their results—creating a more comprehensive understanding of the intricate and often confusing investment process. Providing fresh insights into time-tested strategies, it examines:

  • Value versus growth strategies
  • P/E ratios versus price-to-sales
  • Small-cap investing, seasonality, and more
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070482463
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 5/8/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 325
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

James P. O'Shaughnessy is the senior managing director and director of quantitative investments for Bear Stearns Asset Management. The former chairman and CEO of Netfolio, Inc., he has been featured in Barron's, Forbes, and other major financial publications.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Stock investment strategics : different methods, similar goals 1
Ch. 2 The unreliable experts : getting in the way of outstanding performance 13
Ch. 3 Rules of the game 31
Ch. 4 Ranking stocks by market capitalization : size matters 49
Ch. 5 Price-to-earnings ratios : separating the winners and losers 71
Ch. 6 Price-to-books ratios : a better gauge of value 91
Ch. 7 Price-to-cashflow ratios : using cash to determine value 109
Ch. 8 Price-to-sales ratios : the king of the value factors 127
Ch. 9 Dividend yields : buying an income 143
Ch. 10 The value of value factors 155
Ch. 11 Do high earnings gains mean high performance? 167
Ch. 12 Five-year earnings-per-share percentage changes 185
Ch. 13 Profit margins : do investors profit from corporate profits? 197
Ch. 14 Return on equity 209
Ch. 15 Relative price strength : winners continue to win 221
Ch. 16 Using multifactor models to improve performance 243
Ch. 17 Dissecting the market leaders universe : ratios that add the most value 259
Ch. 18 Dissecting the small stocks universe : ratios that add the most value 269
Ch. 19 Searching for the ideal value stock investment strategy 281
Ch. 20 Searching for the ideal growth strategy 295
Ch. 21 Uniting strategies for the best risk-adjusted performance 309
Ch. 22 New research initiatives 319
Ch. 23 Ranking the strategies 335
Ch. 24 Getting the most out of your equity investments 377
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