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Title:
The investor's quotient : the psychology of successful investing in stocks and commodities
Author:
Bernstein, Jacob, 1946-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, 1980.
Physical Description:
x, 275 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471078494
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

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.


Table of Contents

Partial table of contents
My Story
Many Markets-Many Similarities
The Response Sector
The Consequences of Behavior
How to Rectify Trading Errors
Scheduling and Self-Discipline
The Importance of Trading with the Trend
The Role of Advisory Services
Is This You??
The Broker-Client Relationship
Social Psychology and the Markets
The Perceptual Factor
Minimize Stress-Maximize Health and Profits
Often-Asked Questions
Sex and the Markets: Fact or Fantasy
Creative Visualization and Guided Imagery
Why Too Many Traders and Investors Lose
Bibliography
Overview of "Trading Masters"
Index