A comprehensive and practical guide to the stock market from a successful fund manager-filled with case studies, important background information, and all the tools you'll need to become a stock market genius
Fund manager Joel Greenblatt has been beating the Dow (with returns of 50 percent a year) for more than a decade. And now, in this highly accessible guide, he's going to show you how to do it, too. You're about to discover investment opportunities that portfolio managers, business school professors, and top investment experts regularly miss-uncharted areas where the individual investor has a huge advantage over the Wall Street wizards. Here is your personal treasure map to special situations in which big profits are possible, includingspin-offs, restructurings, merger securities, rights offerings, recapitalizations, bankruptcies, andrisk arbit.