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How to make money investing in high-quality, low-risk stocksPurple Chips presents a unique stock-picking method based on identifying great companies based on simple visual examinations of financial health, applying three basic criteria to distinguish high-performing purple chip stocks from mere blue chip investments. The book also delves into the psychology of investing, a ...more
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published April 29th 2012 by John Wiley & Sons
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Anna
Jun 05, 2012 Anna rated it it was amazing
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I have no background at all in the topic of the stock market. The author has explained the topic in a clear way such that a complete beginner like myself can understand the concepts put forth by the book. Many illustrations are used to help prove and visually explain the point the author is making. None of the graphs are redundant either.

The only criticism I can make so far is that in the first five or so pages there is a big learning curve during and after which t
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George
Aug 02, 2012 George rated it really liked it
WOW! I won this book on the GOODREADS GIVEAWAY! Thank you John Schwinghamer and GOODREAD for having this book available. I'm realy thrilled at receiving this book and very anxious to get into it. I just started playing the online Stockmarket and sure can use all the help I can get. I'm sure this book will give me all the answers I'm looking for, plus educating me in the stock market philosophies. Will leave a review upon completion of reading the book, I doubt I will ever complete reading this b ...more
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I won this book on FirstRead Giveaways. Although I am a neophyte in stock market investment, the book is easy to understand and the author explains his concepts clearly and simply. It is accessible to any reader who wants to learn how to recognize companies worth investing in.
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This book is full of great tips to use when your in the stock market. I plan on using these. Thank you goodreads giveaway(:
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I began my investment career as a floor trader at the Montreal Exchange in 1984 after completing a B.Comm (Finance) at Concordia University. I am also a Lead Judge for the Concordia University John Molson School of Business International MBA Case Competition. I work as a Portfolio Manager at a major Canadian Bank. I live in Montreal with my wife who is an artist and we have 3 adult children.
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