Introduction to the Millennium Edition
PROLOGUE: A Note from Ireland
INTRODUCTION: The Advantages of Dumb Money
PART I Preparing to Invest
1 The Making of a Stockpicker
2 The Wall Street Oxymorons
3 Is This Gambling, or What?
4 Passing the Mirror Test
5 Is This a Good Market? Please Don't Ask
PART II Picking Winners
6 Stalking the Tenbagger
7 I've Got It, I've Got It -- What Is It?
8 The Perfect Stock, What a Deal!
9 Stocks I'd Avoid
10 Earnings, Earnings, Earnings
11 The Two-Minute Drill
12 Getting the Facts
13 Some Famous Numbers
14 Rechecking the Story
15 The Final Checklist
PART III The Long-term View
16 Designing a Portfolio
17 The Best Time to Buy and Sell
18 The Twelve Silliest (and Most Dangerous) Things People Say About Stock Prices
19 Options, Futures, and Shorts
20 50,000 Frenchmen Can Be Wrong
EPILOGUE: Caught with My Pants Up
Peter Lynch managed the Fidelity Magellan Fund from 1977 to 1990
when it was one of the most successful mutual-funds of all time. He
then became a vice chairman at Fidelity and more recently has
become a prominent philanthropist particularly active in the Boston
area. His books include One Up on Wall Street, Beating
the Street, and Learn to Earn (all written with John
John Rothchild was formerly a financial columnist for Time and Fortune magazines.
The authors argue that average investors can beat Wall Street professionals by using the information gleaned from everyday life. ``Investors will be able to put the shrewd insights presented to good use,'' remarked PW. 200,000 first printing. (Feb.)
Anise C. Wallace The New York Times Mr. Lynch's investment record puts him in a league by himself.