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Stock Detective Investor: Finding Market Gems Online

Stock Detective Investor: Finding Market Gems Online

Kevin Lichtman, Lynn N. Duke

ISBN: 978-0-471-43666-9

Mar 2002

240 pages



Click your way to smart, successful investing, with techniques from one of the most beneficial Web sites on the Net

"A lively introduction to the latest investment scams, from phony research outfits to pump-and-dumps."-Worth

The market's wild ride of the 1990s and the rise of the Internet have put many investors in an enviously successful position. There are more investing opportunities than ever and quicker access to more information than most people knew existed. And yet there is one downside to the market boom that has grown as rapidly as the Dow-securities fraud. So, how do you get in on the online investing revolution while protecting your nest egg? In Stock Detective Investor: Finding Market Gems Online readers will learn strategies to make smarter investment decisions, spot and avoid scams while cutting through all the babble and hype to find investment goldmines. Containing everything from the 10 warning signs of a securities fraud to a step-by-step outline for doing your own legwork, Stock Detective Investor is a must for everyone who wants to safely and successfully invest online.

Kevin Lichtman founded and Stock Detective in 1997 after working in the financial services industry for sixteen years. Financial-Web is the parent company of eighteen different free Web sites. Lynn Duke is a national award-winning journalist who worked for newspapers including the St. Petersburg Times for ten years before joining

Déjà Vu-A History of Stock Scams.

Be Your Own Stock Detective.

The SEC and You.

Who Are You Up Against?


Knowledge Is Power.

Too Little, Too Late.

Appendix A: Securities Regulators: North America.

Appendix B: SEC Filings.

Appendix C: SEC Regional Offices.

Appendix D: Nasdaq Listing Requirements.

Appendix E: Web Site Reviews.