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S. Prusky

St. Louis, MO USA
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  • Jim Cramer's Getting Back to Even

  • By: James J. Cramer
  • Narrated by: James J. Cramer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 106

Jim Cramer's Getting Back to Even offers the most detailed guidance he has ever given on how to invest in a changed market. Savvy investors will not just survive; they will thrive. Your portfolio won't fix itself; you have to do that. It's easy to close your eyes and pretend that it all never happened, but you'll never get back to even that way, much less profit from the opportunities that this new market offers to investors who know where to put their money.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Basic information, but dated

  • By The Big Finn on 06-11-12

Very basic, ok if you are just starting to trade

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-20-10

The book is ok, as long as you have not spend much time reading about trading before. Nothing in this book is new, but it is a good overview.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Technical Traders and Commodity Speculators

  • By: Lyn M. Sennholz, Bruce Babcock
  • Narrated by: Louis Rukeyser
  • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13

Most investors do not get involved in speculation or commodities, but speculators play a vital function in financial markets by absorbing and managing risk. Technical traders practically ignore business results within specific companies, instead focusing on broad market indicators such as price trends, trading volume, and rate of change in major stock market averages.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Hopelessly outdated

  • By Paul on 09-23-07

Out of date and not worth the time.

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-28-09

The information is so outdated and so many things are related to not having computers that it is not worth your time.

6 of 7 people found this review helpful