Beating the Wolves of Wall Street: Perception versus Reality of Traders in Today's Market
Part 1: Perception vs. Reality
Chapter 1: Good Lord, Not Another Book on Trading
The Realities of Financial Professionals
Trading is a Battle
How This Book Is Different
The Real Questions
Chapter 2: The New Normal
Getting Back to Even
Three Kids and a Dog
Buy and Hold is Dead
Funds vs. S&P
Diversification Does Not Save You in Crisis
Chapter 3: The World of “Retail” Brokerage Firms and the Media – Today’s Cult’s
Investing and Trading
Pie Chart Jockeys
Becoming a Financial Advisor
Becoming an Certified Financial Planner
Do We Really Need Pie Chart Jockeys?
Chapter 4: Institutional vs. Retail
Who are the Institutions?
How Institutions Make Money
The Media During Bear Markets
Chapter 5: the Worst Investment Choice Ever Invented
Why Mutual Funds Are One of the Worst Places to Invest
Does Fundamental Analysis Work?
How Institutional Traders Profit from the Mutual Funds
Wolves or Sheep?
Mutual Fund Fees
Chapter 6: the Playing Field Is Level and Fair
Retail investors and Institutional Investors
Chapter 7: Solutions – “The Psychosis or Psychology of Trading”
Part 2: Real Traders Making Real Money
Chapter 8: Sam Seiden – “The Architect”
Chapter 9: Bob Dunn – “The Mad Scientist”
Chapter 10: Eric Ochotnicki – The Mathematician “Turned $25,000 to $2,000,000 in two Years”
Chapter 11: Michael Young – “The Millionaire Maker”
Chapter 12: Brandon Wendell – "The Technician"
Chapter 13: Michelle Volmering – "Farm Girls Trade, too"
Chapter 14: Sam Evans – “The Gentle Brit”
Chapter 15: Jasmine Wang – Little Red Riding Hood: “She was actually a Wolf in disguise”
Chapter 16: Corey Lane – “Rock and Roll Meets Finance”
Part 3: The OTA Solution
Chapter 17: Eyal Shahar – Founder and CEO of Online Trading Academy
Chapter 18: John O’Donnell – "Chief Knowledge Officer"
About the Authors