The Psychology of Smart Investing: Meeting the 6 Mental Challenges

The Psychology of Smart Investing: Meeting the 6 Mental Challenges

by Ira Epstein, David Garfield

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Overview

Written by a board-certified psychiatrist and the founder of Chicago's best-known brokerage firm, it contains the psychological tools essential to breaking through mental barriers in order to achieve a successful mindset. Examines such common psychological traps as loneliness, poor self-esteem, depression, wishful thinking, self-destructiveness, addiction to playing the markets, revenge and internal conflicts. Packed with anecdotes and case histories, it includes insights drawn from two unusual investor surveys—typical investors versus famous investors and market ''gurus.''

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471550716
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/26/1992
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Ira Epstein and David Garfield are the authors of The Psychology of Smart Investing: Meeting the 6 Mental Challenges, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents

The Psychology of Smart Investing.

The Small Investors Survey.

The Professional Investors Survey.

The Mind/Money Journal.

The Personal Money Timeline.

Finding Helpers and Mentors.

Dreams and Fantasies: Keys to Instinctive Trading.

How to ''Lose Your Mind''.

The Conflicted Investor.

The Depressed Investor.

The Revenging Investor.

The Masked Investor.

The Fussy Investor.

The Paranoid Investor.

The Wild Card Types.

Ten Rules for Smart Trading.

Keeping the Right Distance Between Your Mind and Your Money.

Appendices.

Index.

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