Foreword Marc Chaikin xi Acknowledgments xiii Prologue xix Section I It's Time To Think Like A Millionaire (Aka "The Path To Wealth Is A Lot Shorter Than You Think") 1 Introduction The Huck Stops Here 3 Flying South 4 Force 10 from Brattonsville 5 Ten Minutes Can Change Your World 7 A Blueprint for Wealth 10 Notes 12 Chapter 1 The Critical Secret I Learned from the World's Billionaires 13 From Castaways to Kings 14 Learning in Luxury 16 That Ticking Sound You Hear . . . 17 The Private Lives of the World's Elite 19 The Basic Tenets of Prodigious Wealth 21 Notes 24 Chapter 2 Investing-The Ultimate Extreme Sport 25 Anatomy of an Auction Surprise 26 Those Inefficient "Efficient Markets" 29 Ghosts in the Machine 32 A Keynesian Game-Playing the Player, Not the Cards 34 Bubblicious Profits 37 Crazy Chickens 41 Rubber-Band Man 42 Bonus Chapter 2A The Millionaire's Cheat Sheet 47 Notes 54 Chapter 3 How the "Potentate of Profits" Will Help You Get an Edge 55 Picking Your Spots 56 Great Expectations 59 Risky Business 64 A Blueprint for Winning 67 Stop the Loss/Stop the Pain 72 Another Step toward Success 75 Sizing Up Your Opportunity 77 It's Better to Weight for an Edge Than to Wait for an Edge 80 Unconventional Wisdom 82 Intermission: A Look Back . . . and a Look Ahead 85 Section II Find the Extreme, Frame the Trade, Book the Profit 91 Chapter 4 Running a System 93 Just Enough to Be Dangerous 95 The Tragic Tale of "Trader Tom" 97 The Systematic Investor 101 Bias Number 1: Loss Aversion Bias 104 Bias Number 2: Streak Bias 108 Bias Number 3: Results-Orientation Bias 110 Bonus Chapter 4A The Five Secrets of a Sleek Trading System 117 A Quintuplet of Benefits 119 It's Time to Become "Truly Rich" 121 Note 122 Chapter 5 Finding Extreme Stocks 123 Part I: Fast Movers 123 Navigating Your Way 125 V Is for Volatility 128 A Measured Approach 131 Volume and Price (How Much . . . and How High) 138 Screening for Fast Movers 140 Part II: Rubber Band Stocks 143 The Trend Is Your Friend 144 Momentum and the RSI 148 Putting It All Together 150 Shortcut Tip 151 Chapter 6 Framing the Trade 153 When You Fail to Plan . . . 154 A Contingency Plan to Revere 157 The Agony of Defeat 161 Separating Winners from Losers 163 I Wanna Hold Your Hand 164 Downside Protection 166 Sizing Up the Opportunity 171 Ready to Roll 173 Chapter 7 Book the Profits 177 Catching Your Fair Share 179 Sell Signal 181 Trailing Stops 183 Intermission: What You Can Do with What You Have Learned 187 Section III Putting It All Together 191 Chapter 8 Your First Step . . . Toward Your First Million 193 Sampling the System 195 Cleared for Take-off 196 Drug Enforcement 203 Game On 209 Epilogue It's "Self-Improvement" . . . Not "Shelf Improvement" 215 Appendix The 10-Minute Millionaire's Trading Worksheet 219 Glossary 221 Index 227
D.R. BARTON, JR., is cofounder of the Directional Research and Trading Hedge Fund Group where he served for 15 years as COO. A financial author, lecturer, and coach, he holds the national spotlight as a leading expert on system designs for risk reduction. A regular TV analyst on Fox Business and CNBC, Barton is also coauthor of The New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling book Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom. He's currently the editor of the Stealth Profits Trader and is chief technical strategist for Money Map Press LLC.