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How to Make Money in Stocks Getting Started: A Guide to Putting CAN SLIM Concepts into Action

Book Description

The #1 GROWTH STRATEGY for stock investing“To be a successful investor, start with the basics and stick to the rules. Matt’s book shows you how to do that. It may be the missing link you’ve been looking for.”—William J. O’Neil, Investor’s Business Daily® Founder and Chairman Getting Started takes the guesswork out of investing.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. How to Make Money in Stocks Getting Started: A GUIDE TO PUTTING CAN SLIM® CONCEPTS INTO ACTION
  3. Copyright Page
  7. CHAPTER 1 Start Here
    1. How to Protect Your Money
    2. The Basic Game Plan for Making Money in Stocks
  8. CHAPTER 2 The CAN SLIM® Investment System
    1. The 3 “Big Rocks” of CAN SLIM Investing
    2. CAN SLIM Case Studies
  9. CHAPTER 3 Buying Checklist
    1. Buying Checklist
    2. Does Your Stock Pass or Fail?
    3. Big Rock #1: Only Buy Stocks in a Market Uptrend. Take Defensive Action as a Downtrend Begins.
    4. Big Rock #2: Focus on Companies with Big Earnings Growth and a New, Innovative Product or Service
    5. Big Rock #3: Buy Stocks Being Heavily Bought by Institutional Investors. Avoid Those They’re Heavily Selling.
    6. A Tale of 2 Stocks: Priceline.com vs. Expedia
    7. You Make the Call: Which Stock Looks Stronger?
    8. What if Your Stock Gets Both Pass and Fail Ratings?
    9. Be Cautious—but on the Hunt—During Earnings Season
  10. CHAPTER 4 Simple Routines for Finding Winning Stocks
    1. Want Good Results? Stick to a Good Routine!
    2. Simple Weekend Routine
    3. 10-Minute Daily Routine
    4. Busy During the Day? Set Automatic Trade Triggers
    5. Finding Winners Using the Simple Weekend Routine
    6. Take a Simple 2-Week Challenge
  11. CHAPTER 5 Selling Checklist
    1. Selling Checklist
    2. Want to Invest Well? Learn How to Sell Well!
    3. 8 “Secrets” of Successful Selling
    4. A Simple Selling Game Plan
    5. Offensive Selling to Lock in Your Profits
    6. Defensive Selling to Cut Short Any Losses and Protect Your Gains
  12. CHAPTER 6 Don’t Invest Blindly: Use Charts to See the Best Time to Buy and Sell
    1. Why Use Charts?
    2. Chart-Reading 101
      1. What’s in a Chart?
      2. What’s the Trend?
      3. Always Check Price and Volume
      4. Is the Stock Finding Support or Hitting Resistance?
    3. 3 Telltale Patterns That Launch Big Moves
      1. Cup-with-Handle
      2. Double Bottom
      3. Flat Base
    4. Go Beyond Just the Shapes
    5. See a Pattern Here?
    6. Alternative Buy Points
    7. Using Charts to Go Through the Checklists
      1. Buying Checklist
      2. Selling Checklist
  13. CHAPTER 7 More Tips and Tools for Getting Started Right
    1. How Many Stocks Should You Own?
    2. How to Build and Maintain an Actionable Watch List
    3. How to Do a Profitable Post-Analysis
    4. Improve Your Results by Improving Your Records
    5. More Ways to Find Winning Stocks
  15. INDEX