How to Make Money in Stocks Success Stories: New and Advanced Investors Share Their Winning Secrets
Proven Methods for Stock Market SUCCESS!
"Amy's book is a treasure trove of success stories you should read carefully - each of these investors share what could help you find the top 2% of great stocks."
―William J. O'Neil, Chairman & Founder of Investor's Business Daily and author of How to Make Money in Stocks
"All you need are one or two great stock in a year and you can achieve some outstanding results."
―David Ryan, three-time U.S. Investing Champion
Millions of investors around the world have used William O'Neil's bestseller How to Make Money in Stocks as their guide to profiting in the stock market.
Now, the most successful investors explain exactly how they have used O'Neil's CAN SLIM method to generate outsized returns. Packed with tips, strategies, lessons, and do's and don'ts, How to Make Money in Stocks Success Stories gives first-hand accounts explaining the ins and outs of applying CAN SLIM in real situations, in the real market.
Learn how one woman, with no financial background at all, used the CAN SLIM method to get back on her feet after losing her husband and then shortly after, losing her job; she now invests full time and travels the world. She and many other regular people who have made huge gains with O’Neil’s investing method give their first-hand insights that can help anyone who reads this book.
"Anyone can become a successful investor," writes Amy Smith. "The success stories in this book will inspire you and show you how to find the market's biggest winners."
Whether you're just starting out or have been in the market for years, this hands-on companion to the classic stock investing guide gives you the keys to beating the market on a consistent basis.
netted some nice gains in the tech boom of the 1990s, I was too inexperienced as an investor to understand how to hold these stocks and capture their massive gains. “But I am excited, because I believe that we are on the cusp of another secular bull market. Bill O’Neil and Chris Gessel discussed this possibility during a webinar in August 2012. I’m trying to adapt my trading style so that I can truly exploit the big stocks that will make enormous gains when this new era happens. “I have been
114%. Sales rose 118%, 125%, 130%, 122%, and 103%. With more than 1.6 billion people in China and only a small number on the Internet at that time, Jim knew that the stock had enormous potential. Baidu also had government protection and virtually no competition. Several mutual funds, banks, and other institutional investors like Fidelity were taking large positions in Baidu, and this gave Jim greater confidence in the company. Jim thought that Baidu was likely to have the same success that
1998 Thankfully, Charles did not receive an offer, because as the market turned in October 1998 to begin the last leg of the great bull market, he went back to the rules that led to his earlier success and reclaimed both his discipline and confidence. In 1999, Charles had a huge year in his personal account and was up over 1,000%. Upon hearing of his success in the market, he remembers Bill saying to him, “Just remember, we all put our pants on one leg at a time.” Based on his own successes
practice the principles from these success stories, don’t be surprised if you change your life for the better.” • APPENDIX A • The Method of Our Success W. Scott O’Neil Back in the early 1960s, when my father began William O’Neil + Company, the investing landscape was vastly different. Mutual funds were at their early growth stage, whereas today the big funds dominate the market, and anyone can open an online trading account. In the interim, countless investing methodologies have come
markets—encompass market directional analysis, stock picking, and portfolio management. For long-term success, you have to be good at all three—and not be satisfied with exceling at only one or two. Many of our rules sound contrarian to investors who do not use stock charts and thus do not treat the market as the pure supply and demand mechanism that it is. For example, our research shows that many stocks will top while their quarterly earnings are still increasing. Therefore, you can’t rely on