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The vigilant investor a former SEC enforcer reveals how to fraud-proof your investments

Pat. Huddleston


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  • Title:
    The vigilant investor a former SEC enforcer reveals how to fraud-proof your investments
  • Author: Pat. Huddleston
  • Description: Contents; Introduction; PART 1: The Wide World of Fraud: First Steps and Advanced Tactics on the Path to Vigilant Investing; 1. Vigilant or Vigilante? Protecting Your Investments in the Age of Fraud; 2. The Posse and the Prey: The Investment Cops and the Scam Artists They Pursue; 3. Rich Man, Poor Man: An Investment Scam for Every Economic Bracket; 4. The Phantom Factory and the Origami Airline: Offering Frauds, Pump and Dumps, and Why You Can't Believe Your Eyes; 5. Affinity Fraud and the Evil Twin: How Someone Who Looks a Lot Like You Is Plotting to Take Your Nest Egg
    6. Only Amateurs Make It Sound Too Good to Be True: Tricks of the Trade and the Future of Financial FraudPART 2: The Securities Industry: Hunting the Wolf with the Million-Dollar Smile; 7. Truth, Lies, and ''Why Don't They Supervise?'' Inside Boiler Rooms and Brokerage Firms; 8. Managing Mavericks: Knowing How Compliance Systems Work Can Help You Protect Your Nest Egg; 9. Sales Scripts, Bullets, and the One-Two Punch: A Peek into the Stockbrokers' Bag of Tricks; 10. Variable Annuities: Bells, Whistles, and Porcine Cosmetics
    11. Making Sense of Alphabet Soup: RIAs, CFAs, CFPs, and Your Friendly Neighborhood Insurance Agent12. Low-Hanging Fruit: Seniors, the Sick, and the Solution; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
    Americans are conned out of 40 billion a year. If Congress and regulators can't protect us from investment scams and shady financial advice, who can?
  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: New York : American Management Association
  • Format: 1 online resource (257 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-31960-8;ISBN 9786613319609;ISBN 0-8144-1751-5
  • Subjects: Investments; Securities fraud; Swindlers and swindling -- Prevention; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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