The Psychology of Stock Market Timing: How Investors Can Sharpen Their Timing and Increase Their Chances of Making Money in Stocks By Buying or Selling at The Right Psychological Moment
In The Psychology of Stock Market Timing, Wyckoff reveals unsuspected psychological pitfalls in many common investment techniques, and points out the dangers in stop-orders, the scale-order plan, dollar cost averaging, fluid portfolios, and similar “formulas.” He shows why low-priced stocks are psychologically risky- and what special attitudes you must adopt in order to trade in them profitably. And the book also covers the psychology of selling short, feminine investment tendencies, off-season buying, and many other aspects of the market’s basic structure usually overlooked by other books on investment.
Peter wyckoff, a well-known Wall Street research analyst, has made a lifelong study of the psychological factors that influence financial decision-making and has found remarkable ways to identify and control the human elements in investment. He has found that the seemingly illogical behavior of stock prices is directly attributable to certain “psychological triggers” that set off a chain reaction when released.
For instance, he shows how abnormal weather conditions. war scares, elections, strikes, and similar phenomena cause significant fluctuations in the price of stocks -and he shows you how you can profit by these fluctuations by knowing in advance what the investing public will do. He reveals how mass opinion sways seasonal prices, and how you can enticipate these movements to your gain. And be demonstrates how to spot the psychological “turning point” in daily trading activities when prices reach their lowest ebb-the best time to pick up the issues you want.
You’ll see how the reactions of market professionals can be scientifically predicted and acted upon. You’ll discover how to “read between me lines” of charts and tapes, and how to apply what be cells the Confidence Factor to get the true significance of these facts and figures. And you’ll also find out how to overcome your own “emotional blind spots” and how to develop attitudes that will free you from following the crowd, and let you play the market in a coldly scientific, logical manner.
- Topsy-Turvy Land, U.S.A.
- Where Being Illogical Is Wisdom
- The Dilettante’s Dilemma
- Touring the Market by Cycle
- It Was Ever Thus
- The Trader’s Trilogy
- The Insiders
- Blondes and Bonds
- The Mood 0f the Bear
- It’s the Season!
- Fashions in Formulas
- Caution: Chart Line Crossing
- Turns With a Tape Worm
- More Turns
- About Watching One’s Step
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