Titel: Bull's Eye Investing: Targeting Real Returns in a Smoke and Mirrors Market
Autor/en: John Mauldin
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Mai 2004 - gebunden - 426 Seiten
A must-read investment roadmap to help investors target real returns in the market
The era of buying and holding stocks is gone-and will not return for some time. Investors need to learn to target where the market is going to be, not where it has been. Knowing where the economy and markets are going is the key to successful investing in the future. Financial expert John Mauldin makes a powerful, almost irrefutable case regarding the future direction of the markets. He then details a new approach to investing that will allow readers to adjust to what he demonstrates is the new reality of investing. Investors need to become familiar with "absolute return" vehicles, including hedge funds, certain types of bonds, and other value-oriented investments, if they intend to make money and retire comfortably. Mauldin argues that traditional stock portfolios should not be the primary investment vehicle for individual investors. Indeed, he credibly argues they will be a disappointment, if not a disaster, over the next decade, mirroring the results of similarly difficult markets like the 1970s. He shows readers how they must look for other options and be wary of the marketing promises and data used by brokers and mutual funds to attract investors. Filled with in-depth insight, copious groundbreaking research and practical advice, Leading the Markets will help readers choose stable and secure investments that will enable them to profit in turbulent markets.
John Mauldin (Richland Hills, TX) is President of Millennium Wave Investments. He has more than 20 years experience in the investment world, formerly serving as CEO of the American Bureau of Economic Research and was a partner in ProFutures Investments. He is a recognized investment expert, particularly on the subject of hedge funds, and is a frequent guest on financial television and radio, including CNBC and nationally syndicated financial radio shows. He is often quoted in the financial press and other financial newsletters, and is a frequent speaker at investment conferences. His own highly regarded e-letter, Thoughts from the Frontlines, goes to over 1.5 million readers each week.
1. Car Wreck, Traffic Jam, or Freeway?
2. Faith versus History.
3. The Trend Is Your Friend (Until It Isn't).
4. Catching the Next Wave.
5. Into the Matrix: History's Guide to Realistic Expectations.
6. Financial Physics: Interconnected Relationships.
7. Risky Expectations.
8. Plausible Expectations: A Realistic Appraisal of the Prospects for Earnings Growth.
9. Pension Fund Problems in Your Backyard.
10. The Issue of Retirement in an Aging World: Is It Something in the Water?
11. Demography Is Destiny.
12. King Dollar and the Guillotine.
13. The Muddle Through Economy.
14. Chairman Greenspan and the Shoot-Out at the OK Corral.
15. Why Investors Fail: Analyzing Risk.
16. Taking Stock: The Fundamental Nature of Bull's Eye Investing.
17. Bringing Out Your Inner Spock.
18. The Value in Stocks.
19. Investing in Bonds: Or the Sisyphus Syndrome.
20. Hedge Funds 101: The Basics.
21. Investing in a Fund of Hedge Funds.
22. Doing Your Due Diligence.
23. All That Glitters, Etc.
24. Bull's Eye Investing.
Appendix A: Suggested Reading Material.
Appendix B: Bond Information.
Appendix C: Hedge Fund Industry Resources.
Appendix D: Hedge Fund Net Worth Requirements: Why a Million Isn't Always Enough.
About the Author.
JOHN MAULDIN is President of Millennium Wave Investments. Mauldin has established himself as a savvy observer of the economy and investment arena. Over one million loyal readers receive his thoughtful weekly views on the economy and the markets. He has more than twenty years' experience in the investment arena, with a wide array of responsibilities. He is a recognized investment expert, particularly on the subject of hedge funds and alternative investments. A sought-after speaker, he is frequently quoted in the financial press throughout the world and broadcast media. Mauldin works out of offices overlooking right field of The Ballpark in Arlington, the home of the Texas Rangers. For more information on John, see the "About the Author" section of this book or log on to www.johnmauldin.com.