Leslie N Masonson – All About Market Timing

  zxz514210 Events of the past decade have proven beyond doubt that buy-and-hold strategies don’t work in bear markets. Market timing, however, is extraordinarily effective in declining markets—and it provides positive returns in bull markets, as well.All About Market Timing, Second Edition, offers easy-to-use market-timing strategies you can weave into your investment approach. And it’s not as complex as you may think. In no time, you’ll master the skills you need to maximize profits while minimizing risk—no matter what direction the market takes. Devoid of the incomprehensible jargon and complex theories of other books, All About Market Timing covers:
    The five most profitable strategies for timing the market
    The best market-timing resources available today, from newsletters to Web sites to advisors
    Four indicators for determining the market’s health
    Techniques for timing even the most bearish of markets

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Benjamin Van Vliet – 2004 – Modeling Financial Markets Using Visual Basic Net And Databases To C


Limitations in today’s software packages for financial modeling system development can threaten the viability of any system–not to mention the firm using that system. Modeling Financial Markets is the first book to take financial professionals beyond those limitations to introduce safer, more sophisticated modeling methods. It contains dozens of techniques for financial modeling in code that minimize or avoid current software deficiencies, and addresses the crucial crossover stage in which prototypes are converted to fully coded models.

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Ben Gilad – Early Warning Using Competitive Intelligence 2004


Surprise is rarely a good thing in business. Unexpected developments range in their effects from inconvenient to disastrous. To avoid being blindsided, companies must develop a Competitive Early Warning system, or CEW, which combines strategic planning, competitive intelligence, and management action. Such systems let organizations manage risk more effectively and prevent “industry dissonance” – when market realities outpace corporate strategies. “Early Warning” reveals how to: change strategy to meet new realities; learn from the mistakes of others via the book’s eye-opening stories; avoid common tactics like benchmarking and using consultants, which may do more harm than good; and tell executives what they need to know – not what they want to hear. Each chapter ends with a Manager’s Checklist of key points, and the book includes numerous charts, tables, and tools. With strong opinions and wry humor, world-recognized expert Gilad reveals how to anticipate and react to early signs of trouble.

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