Gaming the Herd
Gaming the Herd is the real contrarian's guide to investing, with comprehensive explanations of how a true contrarian investor thinks and acts—and why it works more often than not. Bestselling author Ken Fisher breaks down the myths and cuts through the noise to present a clear, unvarnished view of timeless market realities, and the ways in which a contrarian approach to investing will outsmart the herd. In true Ken Fisher style, the book explains why most investors aren't bulls or bears—and which animal mentality you should develop.
Contrarians understand how headlines really affect the market and which noise and fads they should tune out. Gaming the Herd is a primer to the contrarian strategy, teaching readers the jungle savvy they need to outperform the herd-like masses.
- Discover the limits of forecasting and how far ahead you should look
- Learn why political controversy matter less the louder it gets
- Resurrect long-forgotten, timeless tricks and truths in markets
- Find out how the contrarian approach makes you right more often than wrong
A successful investment strategy requires information, preparation, a little bit of brainpower, and a larger bit of luck. Pursuit of the mythical perfect strategy frequently ends in a cacophony of talking heads and twenty-four hour noise, but Gaming the Herd cuts through the mental clutter and collects the pristine pieces of actual value into a tactical approach based on going against the grain.