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Publisher's Summary

Millions of investors around the world have used William O'Neil's best seller How to Make Money in Stocks as their guide to profiting in the stock market. Now, the most successful investors explain exactly how they have used O'Neil's CAN SLIM method to generate outsized returns. Packed with tips, strategies, lessons, and do's and don'ts, How to Make Money in Stocks Success Stories gives first-hand accounts explaining the ins and outs of applying CAN SLIM in real situations, in the real market.

Learn how one woman, with no financial background at all, used the CAN SLIM method to get back on her feet after losing her husband and then shortly after, losing her job; she now invests full time and travels the world. She and many other regular people who have made huge gains with O'Neil's investing method give their first-hand insights that can help anyone who reads this book.

"Anyone can become a successful investor," writes Amy Smith. "The success stories in this book will inspire you and show you how to find the market's biggest winners."

Whether you're just starting out or have been in the market for years, this hands-on companion to the classic stock investing guide gives you the keys to beating the market on a consistent basis.

©2014 Amy Smith (P)2014 The McGraw-Hill Companies

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One massive advertisement

What would have made How to Make Money in Stocks Success Stories better?

They have the marketing on this book all wrong, they should be issuing it for free to readers & receive payment for each reader from the business it is advertising.
But, since they haven't done that the next best thing would be including some sort of refund button for getting your money back.

What was most disappointing about Amy Smith’s story?

Honestly, I couldn't even stomach listening to more than a few chapters before the whole 'attend this group to be successful' approach wore too thin. (kind of had this really 'culty' like vibe too the thing). "True success stories' were advertised, but in the few chapters that i listened to, one or two trades winning trades were mentioned, but no in depth look at the traders or investors lifestyles as a whole was examined and no concrete mention of how successful they were on a whole.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

This book sparked disappointment. I basically wasted my money on one massive advertisement for some investment/ trading paper issued in the US.

Any additional comments?

If you are interested in trading strategies, there are better books out there.
If you are interested in lifestyles & susses stories of everyday investors or traders, there must be a better book out there than this.
If you are interested in subscribing to a newsletter outlining what stocks to buy and when, skip buying this advertisement & go to an information night to find out what is is about.
Never thought that I would be doing this but going to look into how I can return this one!

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  • KevinL
  • 23-06-2015

good listen

use with books that are recommended. otherwise the book would be less than useless. thanks

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  • Rommel
  • 09-12-2017

Dull

Skip it ...save your time and either read William O’Neil’s book or listen to his audiobook, but skip Amy’s audiobook/book. worthless!

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  • Amer
  • 14-05-2017

very unsatisfied.

it's basically a sale pitch for IBD. it's not even the real book. do not recommend it.

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  • Maysam
  • 19-04-2016

Paid advertisement for IBD

This book just promotes IBD. Introduced me to CANSLIM but that's it. It just talks about other traders success and teaches very little. There are a lot of other books you could spend les money on and get a lot more value. upsetting as I expected more knowledge and less commercial. The Acronym IBD and the company itself is mentioned at least 200 times if not more.

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  • Ed
  • 07-12-2015

Just buy "How to Make Money in Stocks"

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This book can simply be described as an advertisement to buy "How to Make Money in Stocks", which is an excellent book and considered one of the modern day must have investment books. Unfortunately this book adds little if you have already read "How to Make Money in Stocks", and just reiterates points. The common theme is: 'so-and-so' lost money in the market making these mistakes, read "How to Make Money in Stocks", applied this principle from the book, and lived happily after after.