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One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In (A Fireside book) by [Lynch, Peter]
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Anise C. Wallace The New York Times Mr. Lynch's investment record puts him in a league by himself.

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THE NATIONAL BESTSELLING BOOK THAT EVERY INVESTOR SHOULD OWN

Peter Lynch is America's number-one money manager. His mantra: Average investors can become experts in their own field and can pick winning stocks as effectively as Wall Street professionals by doing just a little research.

Now, in a new introduction written specifically for this edition of One Up on Wall Street, Lynch gives his take on the incredible rise of Internet stocks, as well as a list of twenty winning companies of high-tech '90s. That many of these winners are low-tech supports his thesis that amateur investors can continue to reap exceptional rewards from mundane, easy-to-understand companies they encounter in their daily lives.

Investment opportunities abound for the layperson, Lynch says. By simply observing business developments and taking notice of your immediate world -- from the mall to the workplace -- you can discover potentially successful companies before professional analysts do. This jump on the experts is what produces "tenbaggers", the stocks that appreciate tenfold or more and turn an average stock portfolio into a star performer.

The former star manager of Fidelity's multibillion-dollar Magellan Fund, Lynch reveals how he achieved his spectacular record. Writing with John Rothchild, Lynch offers easy-to-follow directions for sorting out the long shots from the no shots by reviewing a company's financial statements and by identifying which numbers really count. He explains how to stalk tenbaggers and lays out the guidelines for investing in cyclical, turnaround, and fast-growing companies.

Lynch promises that if you ignore the ups and downs of the market and the endless speculation aboutinterest rates, in the long term (anywhere from five to fifteen years) your portfolio will reward you. This advice has proved to be timeless and has made One Up on Wall Street a number-one bestseller. And now this classic is as valuable in the new millennium as ever.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 23838 KB
  • Print Length: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 2Rev Ed edition (28 Feb. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007ABG5HO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 75 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #16,824 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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what i liked about lynch's book is that from the out set it's incredibly easy to read. too many investing books are written in such a boring, dry manner one struggles to stay awake while reading them - and more often than not feel guilty because the reader feels they are missing "great advice" when tryiong to decipher the text. not with this little gem.

the book covers how to find companies to invest in, how to value companies, and when to get out of companies invested in - the main theme running through the book is that an amateur investor can and will out perform professionals if they avoid the noise from wall street and focus on companies they understand.

the book gives great example of companies that were a "10 bagger/20 bagger" (meaning if you invested £1 you would have made £10/£20 etc.). lynch also gives example of where he missed companies/lost money as wekll - so the advice is very well rounded.

so why 4 stars? the book is well written with great examples and advice - but i question how relevant this is today when there are software packages and websites that can perform instant ratio checks, and profitability measures etc. - basically meaning that i am unsure whether lynch would have been as successful today as he was when the book was written - late 1980's. other than that, son't be put pff. this is a great book and well worth the read....
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Mr. Lynch covers the ground in The Intelligent Investor but with more humor. Informative and amusing. One two three four. (4 more words required, it said. Unglaublich!)
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Great book.
I approached it trying to learn how to invest but I have it helped me to understand better how big corportation works, general marketing and a bit of western culture.
Read it open minded and you'll learn a lot from it.
Slightly out of date because of the examples used, but still very useful.
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In my perpesctive this is a key book, for the ones that want really to invest and no to speculate. This way the book teaches the small investor how to spot for opportunities where the institutionals, won't spend their effort and time.
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Very nice book, not too technical. Gives you general guidelines more than a "how-to"
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Brilliant is the only word I can use for this book! Peter gives a great insight into his decision making processes and anyone interested and/or active in trading, would be well advised to read this! One of the most important books to read if you want to make consistent gains in the markets! Great job!
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What an excellent book this. Ideal for a beginner. Would thoroughly recommend.
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As expected.
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