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Summary

Comes with free Amibroker trading system code and over 80 additional spreadsheets of historical data. All can be downloaded free from the JB Marwood website with purchase of the audiobook.

Malcolm Gladwell claims the key to success in any task is the accumulation of at least 10,000 hours of practice.

JB Marwood has such experience and has used it well of late, correctly predicting the bottom in stocks in 2009 and the top in gold in 2012.

He discloses numerous tips and secrets that professionals use to trade the markets and reveals 20 fully disclosed trading systems that work on real, historical data-many of which generate returns of over 20% per annum.

Praise for How to Beat Wall Street:

“This book is crucial for those wanting to get a head start and learn how the financial markets really operate.” -Richard Budden, Fidelity UK

"I would put this on a top ten list of books for new traders and I have read hundreds and even written a few of those books myself.” -Steve Burns.

How to Beat Wall Street covers a vast amount of material in a concise and easy to read way including:

-Trading fundamentals: Central banks, inflation, Keynes, economic indicators…-Timing: Financial ratios, volatility analysis, Dow Theory, stock market cycles…-Risk: Money management techniques, trading psychology…-Secrets & Tips: News trading, volume analysis, seasonal patterns…-Technical analysis: MACD, moving averages, Bollinger Bands… -Trading systems: Design & optimisation, 20 stock trading strategies, fully disclosed Amibroker systems… -Resources & bonus material: Comprehensive resource material, best trading books bibliography and bonus section...

And more…

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2013, 2014 Joe Marwood (P)2014 Joe Marwood

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  • Rubarb
  • 08-08-14

Great for Investors of all levels

If you could sum up How to Beat Wall Street in three words, what would they be?

A sensible approach to investing - no get rich quick ideas here - no just - sensible but vital information that any investor should turn to, to get better returns from their investing strategies.

Who was your favorite character and why?

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Great performance - keeps the listener engaged.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The mix of both technical analysis and fundamentals are well weighted - this is important especially for new investors (before they pick which of the 2 paradigms to follow).
There is a place for both strategies - you can be a better investor by reading the chapters especially on market ratio timing!

Any additional comments?

The author has done a great job to get all the information an investor will need. Its up-to you to put the systems to work - reread chapter 1 and 5 twice then repeat every 2 months - it will save you so much time and money - if only this book had been out 10 years earlier .

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  • R. Williams
  • 18-04-15

Trading platitudes

Compilation of investment conventional wisdom. Contrary ideas without any context. Reads like a glossary of terms and techniques, lacks the credibility of practice.