"Great investors focus first on risk, then return. Steven M. Sears' The Indomitable Investor serves as an antidote to all those get-rich-quick investment books by doing exactly the same thing." - Tadas Viskanta, author of Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere.
From the Inside Flap
Most people realize they may never lead lives of financial ease, but now many live in fear of never even retiring. We must rethink how we approach investing—and even acknowledge we never understood it in the first place—before it is too late.
The stock market is here to stay and remains one of the few ways to truly grow your money in the long run. The Indomitable Investor: Why a Few Succeed in the Stock Market When Everyone Else Fails not only simplifies Wall Street's most complicated facts and ideas, but reveals the disciplines used by the few investors who consistently overpower the stock market.
Most people never own stocks long enough to qualify as long-term investors. They "greed in" to Wall Street's latest craze and "panic out" just as prices bottom. Deconstructing popular, often inaccurate portrayals of investing, The Indomitable Investor offers a fascinating look inside Wall Street's intellectual and operational machinery.
The Indomitable Investor applies an analytical, sometimes contrarian, approach to gathering and synthesizing fragmented facts long known by the best investors but unknown to almost everyone else.
Comprehensive and written in a lively, accessible style, The Indomitable Investor covers everything from buying and selling stocks intelligently to dealing with the market mob, behavioral finance, managing brokers, analyzing financial news, increasing mutual fund returns, and understanding how seasonality and economic cycles pace the market.
The Indomitable Investor is a compendium of insider knowledge. Ignore The Indomitable Investor at your own risk.