Reading Minds and Markets: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Returns in a Volatile Global Marketplace
©2009 |FT Press |
Jack Ablin, with
©2009 |FT Press |
20% of mutual funds beat indexes. There is a way to outperform the market and protect against today's massive risks
Chapter 1 The Year of Investing Dangerously 1
Chapter 2 The World of Global Macro 11
Chapter 3 Exploit Your Edge; Eliminate Your Weakness I--Beating the Street 27
Chapter 4 Exploit Your Edge; Eliminate Your Weakness II--Battling Yourself 41
Chapter 5 Identifying Metrics 59
Chapter 6 The Five Factors: Putting Data to Work 81
Chapter 7 The First Factor: Momentum--Befriending the Trend 97
Chapter 8 The Second Factor: The Economy--Headwind or Tailwind for Stocks? 115
Chapter 9 The Third Factor: Liquidity--Follow the Money 133
Chapter 10 The Fourth Factor: Psychology--Greed Versus Fear 153
Chapter 11 The Fifth Factor: Fundamentals and Valuation 171
Chapter 12 Putting It Together 189
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Jack Ablin is an Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Harris Private Bank in Chicago. With more than 25 years of experience in the investment business, Mr. Ablin was a mortgage-backed securities trader, a fund manager as well as a Director of Investments. He served in the Finance Department in the School of Management at Boston University and was the President of the Boston Security Analysts Society. Jack makes his home in Chicago with his wife, LeeAnn, and daughters, Elise and Emily.
Suzanne McGee has spent more than two decades writing about business and finance, including 13 years at the Wall Street Journal in Toronto, New York, and London. She is currently a contributing editor at Barron’s and a regular contributor to Institutional Investor. Her work has appeared in the Financial Times, INC, Art + Auction, and the New York Post. She is a recipient of both a Gerald Loeb Award and SABEW’s Best in Business Award. Suzanne lives in Brooklyn, where she is now at work on a book about Wall Street.
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