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Heads I win, tails I win : why smart investors fail and how to tip the odds in your favor / by Spencer Jakab

by Jakab, Spencer.
Publisher: New York : Portfolio, 2016Description: vi, 280 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780399563201.Subject(s): Investments | Investors | Financial markets
Contents:
Lake moneybegone -- Timing isn't everything -- Turning lemons into lemonade -- Who wants to be a billionaire? -- Actually, timing is everything -- The celebrity cephalopod -- Seers and seer suckers -- Where are the customers' yachts? -- Heads I win, tails you lose -- Seven habits of highly ineffective investors -- But wait, there's more -- Far from the maddening crowd -- The Hungarian grandma indicator (or why you need an advisor) -- Leaving lake moneybegone.
Summary: Opines that most people lack the skills and knowledge to invest their money but do it anyway, and unsuccessfully. Explains how to invest wisely and how markets really work. Looks at how to double a retirement fund.
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due
Book Book Australia
615.25 JAK 2016 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book Australia
615.25 JAK 2016 (Browse shelf) Issued 24/10/2017
Book Book New Zealand
615.25 HEA (Browse shelf) Issued 07/11/2017

Lake moneybegone -- Timing isn't everything -- Turning lemons into lemonade -- Who wants to be a billionaire? -- Actually, timing is everything -- The celebrity cephalopod -- Seers and seer suckers -- Where are the customers' yachts? -- Heads I win, tails you lose -- Seven habits of highly ineffective investors -- But wait, there's more -- Far from the maddening crowd -- The Hungarian grandma indicator (or why you need an advisor) -- Leaving lake moneybegone.

Opines that most people lack the skills and knowledge to invest their money but do it anyway, and unsuccessfully. Explains how to invest wisely and how markets really work. Looks at how to double a retirement fund.

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