From the Back Cover
'A triumph for optimists. David shows that the age of equity is far from over, and that stock picking is a worthwhile exercise when done properly.'
Jonathan Eley, Editor, Investors Chronicle
How do the worlds most successful investors achieve an out-performance of the market? What helps them determine what stocks to buy?
For decades, successful investors have been using a variety of strategies to screen the markets so that they can filter out the best shares to buy. And trading analysis shows that its more lucrative to focus on a set of shares with defined characteristics than to invest across a wide variety of markets.
Drawing on a range of ideas and theories, from classic value investing through to popular momentum-based strategies, Smarter Stock Picking walks you through key screening and filtering tactics that will enable you to make discriminating and intelligent share choices.
About the Author
David Stevenson is a columnist for the FT Weekend edition, and writes the Adventurous Investor section which is about everything from investing in Mongolia through to using ETFs in your portfolio. Hes also a columnist for the Investors Chronicle (based around his SIPP) and before that was a columnist for Citywire. David writes extensively about ETFs for the IC and the Financial Times and is currently developing a series of Master Portfolios for the IC.
David also runs a media company and has online broadcasts called The Four Wise Monkeys - http://www.4wm.co.uk/ ..