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Picking Winning Shares [Kindle Edition]

Mick Pavey
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Book Description

Picking Winning Shares
FROM THE BACKCOVER
This book is written for the thousands of investors who are seeking market beating returns from their investments. In a time of low interest rates and rising inflation, this book reveals simple winning strategies that work again and again for the ordinary intelligent investor. Picking Winning Shares contains ground breaking and innovative ways, to combine Fundamental and Technical Analysis. Using the simple techniques contained herein, author Mick Pavey has achieved real annual growth, in his Self - Invested Personal Pension (SIPP), averaging 46% over the past three years. In doing so, he has out-performed the all share index which has fallen by 6.3% over the same period. He believes that anyone can learn to become a great DIY- Investor and beat the markets.
Inside you will learn how to:
• Find big profits by investing in bruised, battered or depressed shares
• Use a combination of technical and fundamental filters to pick winners
• Recognise common winning technical patterns
• Identify the key fundamental ratios
• Avoid common mistakes
• Improve your consistency as an investor
• Know when is the right time to sell a share
This "How to" book will benefit the following groups of people:
• Novice Investors
• Experienced investors looking to improve their results
• People looking to make their money work for them and gain free time
• Those in their 40’s and 50’s who are late starting a pension
• Anyone needing to create a deposit to get on the property ladder
• Families wishing to provide for their children(s) school or university places
• Business owners looking for increased returns from retained earnings
• Retired people looking for better returns on their savings
Picking Winning Shares reveals the secret (legal) money making system that only the wealthy know
Using many examples, illustrated with graphs and diagrams throughout, you will easily gain a clear grasp of the author’s techniques. Chapter 16 contains examples, of the application of key principles contained in this book, using fully detailed case studies based on real investments made by the author.
CONTENTS
1 Is This Book for You?
2 Why Another Book on Investing?
3 What You Will Gain From Reading This Book
4 Understanding Company Finances
5 The Life Span of a Public Company
6 Strategies for Picking Winning Shares
7 The Reasons Big Winners Come From Low Priced/Depressed Stocks
7.1 Common Sense?
7.2 Off the Radar Screen
7.3 Low Valuations & Low Priced – Why Do They Do Better?
7.4 What Can We Learn From Graham, Buffet, Lynch etc?
8 Using Simple Technical Analysis
8.1 Trends
8.2 Moving Averages
8.3 Other Indicators
8.4 Turning Points
8.5 Typical Patterns
8.6 Lateral Breakouts
8.7 Explosive Breakouts
8.8 Summary of Simple Technical Analysis
9 How to Use Key Aspects of Fundamental Analysis
9.1 It's all in the numbers!
9.2 Balance Sheet
9.3 Turnover and PSR
9.4 Profit
9.5 Earnings and Price to Earnings
9.6 Cash Flow and Price-to-Cash Flow
9.7 Summary of Simple Fundamental Analysis
10 How to Blend Technical and Fundamental Analysis to Pick Winning Shares
11 Filtering to Create Your "Watchlist"
11.1 Initial Selection
11.2 Fine Tuning
11.3 What to Choose?
12 Research
13 Ready to Buy?
14 Monitoring Your Investment Portfolio
15 Selling
15.1 Selling Manually or Automatically?
15.2 Holding Winners and Cutting Losers
15.3 Deciding to Sell
15.4 Stop Losses
15.5 Pre-Set Sell Orders
15.6 Dealing with the Proceeds of Sales
16 Case Studies
17 Keep Your Profits, Limit Your Losses
17.1 Having a System
17.2 Keeping the Gains
17.3 What the Wealthy Know – the Secret (Legal) Money-Making System
17.4 Record Keeping
<p18 What's Next?
Appendices 1 & 2, Index & About the Author

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Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2317 KB
  • Print Length: 186 pages
  • Publisher: Ditty Box Publishing (15 Feb. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006Z0KLR6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #115,976 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Mick Pavey is an active private investor, Company Director, business owner and Chartered Quantity Surveyor. He lives in Wiltshire and splits his time between his business interests, investing activities and hobbies. Mick is a keen investor, specialising in combining fundamental and technical analysis. He is a founder member of DIY-Investors.com - a community of like-minded, independent investors that share views and research.

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By Mr D.
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The book is well written with the strategy being clear and easily understandable. The book gives enough theory to compliment the understanding of the strategy and gives you a lead into taking your studies further if you so require. The use of case studies and a process for picking, watching, and timing of your share buys and sells is invaluable. Whilst I have been a long term growth investor for many years and was relatively happy with the real returns generated by my investments, over more recent times I have started to take a more active approach to my investments, with much greater returns. This book gives me another strategy and is already proving to be worth the money
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent introduction to this field 19 Sept. 2013
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I loved this book and it increased my appetite for more knowledge on investing.

Having read more I'm not as convinced that the average stock picker will be as successful as this book suggests but I do believe that there is a place for this philosophy in an approach to investing even if a core of one's portfolio is EFs and Index funds.

I wouldn't have been able to come to this conclusion without a lot of extra reading......which I wouldn't have done had I not read this book first.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Picking WInning Shares 15 May 2013
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HI All,
I am just starting out on my investing quest, I have read a number of books that really inspired me including Rich dad and Millionaire mind, but I must admit I have never read a book like this that goes into real detail.
From the start , this book teaches you what you need to know,even for a beginner like myself.
To properly digest all the information in this book, I suggest you read this book a couple of times.
Very well written and easy to understand.
WELL DONE.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Picking Winning Shares 10 Aug. 2012
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A hands on practical guide for anyone investing in stocks and shares. In this book Mick shares
his pragmatic approach to picking winning shares by combining Fundamental and Technical Analysis. Unlike other
books I have picked up this book is logical and easy to follow. Mike's strategy has produced a 46% return on investment
over the last three years which is impressive to say the least.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Reader's feedback 21 July 2011
By Phil W
Format:Paperback
A very good book, packed with useful information for novice and slightly more experiences investors. The examples at the end of the book are particularly helpful, giving actual printouts of the charts and technical analysis.
The only minor criticism I have, is that the book could be longer, with a bit more explanation of the more technical aspects of charting analysis, etc.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and well written 27 Jun. 2011
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Having read many books on investing and trading, this is the first book I've come across that combines a strategy of fundamental analysis and Technical Analysis (TA) for successful investing. This book is not a heavy read and I would recommend this to anyone either starting out in investing or looking to improve their existing techniques.
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Format:Paperback
I bought this book for my husband because he loves dabbling on the stock market. He constantly has his nose in the book and is so impressed with it that he suggested I should buy a copy for our son also (another dabbler). He likes the informative and well-explained approach which an inexperienced, do-it-yourself investor needs as their guiding light to picking a winning share. He finds the author's writing style likeable and easy to read. The content has provided him with much encouragement. Why? Because he says the examples and analyses provided are detailed and thought-provoking. The author sets the scene so well for making a decision. The combination of fundamental and technical analyses in such a compact book is very commendable.

The one and only nitpick is that the writing on the charts is too small for elderly eyes to accommodate and a magnifier is recommended.

Physically, the book is handy to have around and he is constantly flipping through it, backwards and forwards to refresh his memory, prompting him on to the next item of research.

I am keeping my fingers crossed that the lap of luxury is just around the corner.....
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5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic 25 Jan. 2015
By Andrew
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I found this book very informative and would definitely recommend this book to a part time investor such as me.
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