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Professional Investor Rules: Top investors reveal the secrets of their success

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They are the world's best - the professional investors at the head of global investment funds and the mavericks operating from behind nothing more than a laptop and a point of view; some with millions of pounds at their disposal and the fate of companies and customers' savings hanging on their decisions, others with nothing more (or less) than their reputation and their own fortune on the line. What sets them apart from the thousands of other investors out there is their track record. The professional investors who have contributed to this book include multiple award winners, fund managers who have managed to double or triple investment returns every two years, as well as the heads and founders of firms with billions - occasionally trillions - under management and half a century of profits to which they can point. There are no better investors to learn from when making your own way in the markets, and this book is the indispensable collection of the secrets behind their success, straight from the investors themselves. Featuring the investing rules of award-winning experts in Asian, Latin American and Western markets, contrarian specialists, mutual fund managers and more, Professional Investor Rules is a compelling snapshot of some of today's best investing minds. No investor can afford to be without it.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Publishing details
  3. Preface
  4. Introduction by Jonathan Davis
  5. Robin Angus, Sebastian Lyon & Ian Rushbrook
    1. Do’s and Don’ts From Three Seasoned Investors
  6. William Bernstein
    1. Intelligent Asset Allocation
  7. John C. Bogle
    1. Investing Insights of the $1.7 Trillion Man
  8. John Chatfeild-Roberts
    1. How to Pick a Good Fund Manager
  9. Anthony Cross & Julian Fosh
    1. Picking Small Companies for Big Returns
    2. Our Rules
  10. Marc Faber
    1. Contrarian Advice From Dr Doom
  11. Bill Gross
    1. Tips from the Man Who Manages $1.8 Trillion
  12. Yale Hirsch
    1. A Stock Trader’s Almanac
  13. Paul Jourdan
    1. The Problem of Knowledge in Financial Markets
  14. Ajay Kapur
    1. Investing in Asian Equities
  15. Max King
    1. How to be a True Contrarian Investor
  16. Will Landers
    1. Uncovering Opportunities in Latin America
  17. Paul Mumford
    1. Going Long Without Going Wrong
  18. Dean Newman
    1. Knowing Your Own View
  19. Victor Niederhoffer & Laurel Kenner
    1. Rules for a Lifetime
  20. Robin Parbrook & Lee King Fuei
    1. Debunking Myths and Reading Runes when Investing in Asia
  21. Richard Penny
    1. Picking Stocks that Double (or More) in Three Years
  22. Jacob Rees-Mogg
    1. Investing in Emerging Markets with Veins of Ice and Nerves of Steel
  23. The Rothschilds by Niall Ferguson
    1. Lessons from the Rothschilds
  24. Jim Slater
    1. How to Identify UK Growth Shares
  25. First State Stewart
    1. Investing Successfully in Volatile Markets
  26. Catherine Tan
    1. Investing lessons from the Asian markets
  27. Hugh Young
    1. Finding Companies that Behave Profitably
  28. Tim Youngman
    1. Love and the Stock Market
    1. Books by the Professional Investors
    2. Nigel Lawson’s Investing Rules