Preface. Acknowledgements. 24 Essential Lessons for Investment Success. Lesson 1: What Every Investor Should Know Going in. Lesson 2: Getting Started: There's No Time Like the Present! Lesson 3: Follow a System Rather Than your Emotions. Lesson 4: Fundamental Analysis or Technical Analysis? Lesson 5: First Among Fundamentals: Earnings and Sales. Lesson 6: Relative Price Strength: A Key Technical Tool. Lesson 7: Know a Stock by the Company It Keeps. Lesson 8: The Importance of Volume and Sponsorship. Lesson 9: How to Buy at Just the Right Moment. Lesson 10: How Chart Patterns Lead to Big Profits. Lesson 11: How to Read Stock Charts Like a Pro. Lesson 12: How to Gauge the Stock Market's Health. Lesson 13: How to Spot When the Market Hits a Top. Lesson 14: How to Spot When the Market Bottoms. Lesson 15: Putting the Stock-Picking Puzzle Together. Lesson 16: how to Find New Investment Ideas in Investor's Business Daily. Lesson 17: Growth vs. Value investing. Lesson 18: Don't Try to Be a Jack-of-all-Trades. Lesson 19: What's the Right Mix for Your Portfolio? Lesson 20: Sell Rules Every Investor Should Master. Lesson 21: More Sell Rules Every Investor Should Master. Lesson 22: How to Make a Million with Mutuals. Lesson 23: Too Busy? How to Use Investor's Business Daily in Twenty Minutes. Lesson 24: How to Make the Most of Investor's Business Daily, Investors.com, and Other Online Resources. Appendix A. Appendix B. Recommended Reading List. Glossary. Index.
William J O'Neil is founder and Chairman of Investor's Business Daily, one of the world's leading financial newspapers. He is the bestselling author of How to Make Money in stocks and other essential investment titles.