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Finding #1 Stocks Screening, Backtesting and Time-Proven Strategies
By: Kevin Matras Investing
ISBN No. 978-0-470-90340-7
Finding #1 Stocks Gets Industry Praise:
“I’m convinced of its value. This volume takes topics that have every right to be complex and makes them easy to use and understand…”
--Tim Knight, Author, Chart Your Way to Profits and founder of Prophet Financial
Written with savvy traders and investors in mind, Finding #1 Stocks will put you in a better position to excel in today’s dynamic markets.
Zacks Helps You Find #1 Stocks Through Proven Techniques
Chicago, IL-May 5, 2011- For the past two decades, Zacks Investment Research has been
helping traders and investors beat the market with independent analysis and innovative products such as the Research Wizard, their stock-picking and backtesting program, and the Zacks Rank, a stock rating system whose Strong Buy recommendations have generated an average annual return of over 27% since 1988.
Learning new and better ways to pick more profitable stocks is one of the quickest ways to improve your trading, no matter what level of success you've already achieved. Nobody understands this better than author Kevin Matras, a Vice President at Zacks Investment Research, who is the fundamental stock screening and technical chart patterns expert there.
Now, in Finding #1 Stocks, Matras shows you how to implement the proven trading techniques used by Zacks—as well as some of his personal favorites—in your own trading. Focusing on earnings estimates and stock analysis, this reliable resource skillfully details how to create your own stock-picking screens and trading strategies and how to test them to ensure they work. Throughout the book, you'll be introduced to practical and actionable strategies that can help you identify stocks with the highest probability of success, to maximize your returns and minimize your overall risk.
You'll gain important insights on what you really need to succeed, including:
Identifying what kind of trader you are or want to be
Understanding the basic trading styles—momentum, aggressive growth, value, and growth and income—and figuring out which is the best fit for you
Creating customized strategies that combine elements of the Zacks approach with other types of fundamental and technical data
And much more.....
About the Author: Kevin Matras is a Vice President at Zacks Investment Research, where he is the fundamental stock screening and technical chart patterns expert. He heads the Research Wizard Division at Zacks, which focuses on stock screening and backtesting. Matras also runs the Chart Patterns Trader service, dedicated to chart pattern analysis,
and the Options Trader service, which applies his stock-picking techniques through the use of options. Mr. Matras is available for media interviews upon request.
“I draw from my 20 years of practical experience to cover every single thing a trader needs to know to pick better stocks,” says Matras. The bottom line is that Kevin cuts through the clutter to provide the ultimate resource to help you become a better trader.
Finding #1 Stocks Screening, Backtesting and Time-Proven Strategies is published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. It may be purchased on Amazon by visiting http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0470903406. Media review copies are available upon request.
Zacks Investment Research does not engage in investment banking, market making or asset management activities of any securities. Zacks Investment Research, Inc., developed the concept of the EPS Surprise and created the first quantitative model to predict stock prices based on patterns, estimate revisions and surprises, called the Zacks Rank.
Disclaimer: Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investors should always research companies and securities before making any investments. Nothing herein should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security.