"Mike′s 10 rules are truly a ′best practices′ how–to book for every investor. You will not want to put this book down once you start reading it."
From the Foreword by Louis Navellier
The key to capturing consistent profits in today′s stock market is having a well–defined set of trading rules and the discipline to follow them whether the market is up, down, or flat. Without this type of plan in place, most investors will eventually fall victim to human emotions and begin to accumulate losses rather than gains.
You don′t have to be one of those investors, and with 10, author Michael Turner founder of TurnerTrends (an online investor tools service) and Sabinal Capital Investments (a Registered Investment Advisory) shows you what it really takes to make consistent and significant profits in today′s stock market.
Written in an engaging and accessible style, this book details the straightforward investment strategy developed by Turner one based on ten specific rules that has allowed him to build a world–class portfolio of stocks and generate significant returns in any market. Page by page, you′ll become familiar with the rules you must rely on to gain an edge in today′s stock market, and how you can use them to select and trade stocks through a combination of both fundamental and technical analysis.
Whether you′re a seasoned investor with decades of experience or just getting ready to make your first trade, 10 outlines a unique approach to investing that will help you achieve unparalleled financial success in today′s stock market.
Rule 1 Think like a Fundamentalist 15
Rule 2 Spend Your Money Wisely The Value Rule 37
Rule 3 Trade like a Technician 53
Rule 4 The Stop Loss Rule 71
Rule 5 Never Marry a Stock (For Adults Only!) 93
Rule 6 Follow Only Some Insider Trading 103
Rule 7 Watch the Institutional Ownership 109
Rule 8 Stay Diversified 121
Rule 9 Balance Your Risk through Smart Asset Allocation 147
Rule 10 Make a Lot More Money by Timing the Market 155
Epilogue Making the Commitment to Being a Rules–Based Investor 173
Appendix A Understanding Stop Loss Orders 175
Appendix B Scoring the Fundamentals 179
About the Author 187
Michael Turner is a thirty–year veteran of entrepreneurial corporate development. He is currently the President of TurnerTrends, Inc., and is the Managing General Partner of Sabinal Capital Investments, LLC. He manages several portfolios, including a hedge fund where he applies the ten rules in this book to real–world situations every day. Turner is a much sought–after speaker at investor conferences and financial symposiums. He also writes an online weekly market commentary for his clients and subscribers.