Can you beat the market year after year and largely sidestep periodic downturns? What separates the country's best investors from the ordinary? What lessons can the small investor learn from modern stock market wizards?
Acclaimed trading expert Jack Schwager went to thirteen phenomenally successful traders for answers, including Mark Minervini, a junior high school dropout, who has averaged a 220 percent annual return during the past five years, while keeping his maximum quarterly loss to a fraction of one percent; Mark Cook, a Midwestern farmer who registered back-to-back annual gains of 563 and 322 percent in national trading contests; and Steve Lescarbeau, whose computerized trading model earns him an average of 70 percent per year with an incredibly low drawdown of only 3 percent.
In lively interviews with his all-star lineup, Schwager brings you true stories, eye-opening tips, and the inside scoop on how to ride the bull, battle the bear, and still come out on top. And in a final wrap-up Schwager lays out 64 market lessons that provide invaluable insights for average investors and market professionals alike.