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J.K. Lasser's pick winning stocks
Mrkvicka, Edward F.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley, [2000]

Physical Description:
xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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HG4661 .M75 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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A Simple, Breakthrough Stock-Picking System! Pick winning stock after winning stock with nationally recognized financial expert Edward F. Mrkvicka, Jr. Using his proven Trinity Trading System, anyone can enter the market and profit, whether you're a beginning investor on the Internet or a professional trader who needs to supercharge a portfolio. J.K. Lasser's Pick Winning Stocks will put power into your investing as you scan key indicators listed daily in the Wall Street Journal. Then, the resistance barrier breakthroughs you chart today will begin rewarding you with a lifetime of significant returns. This easy-to-understand guide isn't like other investing systems on the market, yet it is so clear and safe, you'll be recognizing buy and sell signals in minutes-with or without a broker. Critical coverage will help you:
* Locate information you thought was available only to Wall Street insiders-and put it to use energizing your investments
* Take the "emotion" out of placing or canceling an order by picking stocks objectively and confidently
* Increase profitability, no matter what kind of market conditions you're investing in

Author Notes

EDWARD F. MRKVICKA, JR., is a past chairman, CEO, and president of an Illinois national bank. His previous books on personal finance include The Bank Book, Your Bank Is Ripping You Off, and The Rational Investor. The banking expert for Boardroom Reports, Mrkvicka has also written on money and the economy for publications nationally. In addition, he was a registered investment advisor for the SEC. J.K. Lasser-Practical Guides for All Your Financial Needs Please visit our Web site at

Table of Contents

1. The Market As It Really Isp. 1
Overbought--Oversoldp. 3
America: Running on Empty and Heading for Recessionp. 12
Still Partying on the Deck of the Titanicp. 18
My Track Recordp. 24
2. The Basicsp. 29
Winners and Losersp. 29
Developing a Winning Perspectivep. 37
Garbage In, Garbage Outp. 46
To Invest Successfully You Have to Have Something to Investp. 53
The Ten Commandments of Stock Market Successp. 61
3. Picking Winning Stocksp. 77
Part I

p. 77

Part II

p. 90

4. Wringing Every Penny of Profit Out of Every Opportunityp. 119
Market Directionp. 119
Win Big, Lose Smallp. 129
"Overnight" Profits Up to 200 Percent or Morep. 136
5. Managing Your Portfoliop. 151
Maximizing Portfolio Returnp. 151
Protecting Your Earningsp. 157
What about Taxes?p. 163
Trading Onlinep. 169
6. Conclusionp. 179
Appendixp. 185
Mutual Fundsp. 185
Q and A with the Authorp. 193
Glossaryp. 219
Indexp. 235
Contacting the Authorp. 244