The Investor's Quotient: The Psychology of Successful Investing in Commodities and Stocks / Edition 1

The Investor's Quotient: The Psychology of Successful Investing in Commodities and Stocks / Edition 1

by Jake Bernstein
ISBN-10:
0471078492
ISBN-13:
9780471078494
Pub. Date:
10/01/1980
Publisher:
Wiley

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The Investor's Quotient: The Psychology of Successful Investing in Commodities and Stocks / Edition 1

Shows how to identify and correct the psychological and emotional stumbling blocks to investment success. Based on the author's extensive experience and the premise that self knowledge and self discipline are the keys to successful investing. Explains how to determine one's IQ (investor's quotient), how to maximize one's strengths and minimize one's weaknesses, symptoms of positive and negative attitudes, the role of fear and greed, the client-broker relationship, etc. Includes checklists, schedules, tables, questionnaires, and other aids.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471078494
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/01/1980
Pages: 275
Product dimensions: 2.36(w) x 3.35(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Some Personal Background.

Basic Facts About the Marketplace.

Basics of Psychology.

Psychoanalytic Theory.

Learning Theory.

The Response Sector.

Behavioral Consequences.

Using the Investor's Quotient.

Further Details on Dealing With Trading Problems.

Scheduling and Self-Discipline.

Trading With the Market Trend—Why it's so Difficult to Do.

Advisory Services and Their Roles.

Is This Your Positive Mental Attitude.

The Broker-Client Relationship.

Putting it All Together—Where You Fit In.

Writings of the Masters.

Social Psychology and the Markets.

Some Psychological Trading Rules.

The Perceptual Factor.

Subliminal Perception—Response Without Awareness.

Stress.

Oft Asked Questions.

Sexual Aspects of the Market.

Using Psychology to Maximize Investment Success.

Author and Subject Indexes.

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