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Secrets of Investing in Technology Stocks

ISBN-10: 0471642363

ISBN-13: 9780471642367

Edition: 1st 1998

Authors: Edward Trapunski

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This volume provides all the tips and techniques you need to understand, analyze, and profit from technology investments. It includes the general principles of investing in technology stocks, such as how to pick the right technology mutual fund.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/20/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.63" long x 0.66" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Preface: What Makes Investing in Technology Stocks Special?
Acknowledgements
The Mystery Of The Market
Do Your Homework
Be Skeptical About Advice
Read Them and Weep
The Annual Meeting
The Fundamentals of Investing
Styles of Investing
Playing by the Numbers
Getting Invested
A Short History of Investing in Technology Stocks
Nasdaq
Choosing a Broker: Full Service or Discount?
Margin
Technology Analysts: A Breed Apart
The Underwriting Effect
Good News, Bad News
The Old Measuring Stick Doen2t Work Anymore
Volatility: A Blessing and a Curse
Change Is the Only Constant
The Roller-Coaster Market
The Three Stages of Development
Business Cycles
Play By the Rules
The Dos and Don2ts
Ten Basic Dos
Ten Basic Don2ts
Diverisfy: The First and Most Important Must Do
Large Caps
Small Caps
International Investing
What to Buy I: The Recipe for Success
How Much is Too Much?
Spotting the Right Trend
Five Factors to Ponder
Narrowing it Down
The Psychology of Splits
Being the First to Know: IPOs and Early-Stage Investing
Mergers and Acquisitions
Spinoffs
Playing with Time
Derivatives, Options, and Other Scary Concepts
From the General to the Specific
What to Buy II: Making the Best of a Good Thing
Check out the Competition
Five More Guidelines
Management, Marketing, and Concept
Other Things to Look For
Chase Hambrecht & Quist2s Checklist
Bram Kirshner2s Buying Opportunities
Companies Being Revitalized by Technology
When to Sell: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Don2t Fall in Love
The Stop Loss
Knowing When to Hit the Road
Ten Good Reasons to Sell
Five Bad Reasons to Sell
Mutual Funds: Safety in Numbers
Who Are the Fund Managers?
All Funds Are Not Created Equal
Diversification
Other Mutual Fund Strategies
The Grandaddy of Tech Funds
Investment Clubs: Ten Heads Are Better than One
The Team Approach
The Basics
Tips for Technology Investment Clubs
How to Start Your Own Club
The Victoria Investment Club
Disclosing the Enigma: The Technology Segments Uncovered
Semiconductors and Microprocessors
The Intel Story
Semiconductor Opportunities
Computers and Hardware
The Franchise
The Dell Example
Frank Milano2s Advice
Big Computers Still Have a Role
Software: The Microsoft Universe
The Microsoft Effect
Beyond Microsoft
Enterprise-Wide Computing
Measuring the Worth
Segments Within the Segment
Telecommunications
Telephone Companies
Travelling Down the Information Highway
Four Factors Driving the Growth of Telecommunications
Wireless World
Cellular Companies
PCS: The New Kid on the Block
The Sky2s the Limit
Hardware
Networking
The Cisco Story
Nortel: The New Name in Networks
Internet
The History of the Internet
Internet Media
Which Internet Business Model?
The Magic of Margin
Dissecting the Earnings-Free Business Model
Fooling Around
What Is It Exactly That You Do?
Business Is New Business
Internet or Internot?
Fun and Games
Entertainment and Media
All the Stars in Cyberspace
A Case History: Nelvana
Video Games
Multimedia
Consumer Electronics
Biotechnology
A Brief History of Biotechnology
Keeping Up to Date
Stages of Approval for New Drugs
Running