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Are You Making These Fatal Investing Mistakes?

You buy stocks with the strongest fundamentals you can find
You're so happy with one of your stocks that you think you'll keep it forever
You don't have a target sell price on every stock you own
You look for "undiscovered stocks" hoping they will shoot to the moon
You buy one stock after another, collecting them like stamps
You average down on a losing position, hoping a rebound will bail you out

     If you checked any of these boxes you need to watch my exclusive video from the San Francisco MoneyShow.

     If you're like many investors, you'll discover that plenty of what you think you know about investing just ain't so.

     My video spells out the crippling mistakes many investors make that could be robbing them of wealth that should be theirs.

     If you can avoid these mistakes, I'm convinced that you can do better in the market than you are doing today. And you could potentially lower your risk at the same time.

     Impossible?

     Don't tell my accountant that. I use these rules myself and have seen my portfolio jump dramatically.

     Using these rules lets you invest with more confidence. I recently knocked off five winning trades in a row that made an average gain of 21% in less than two months each.

     It's all laid out in black and white for you when you see it in action in my newsletter Mastering the Markets. Not only do I consult my rules with each trade I make, but I also provide videos about my rules to help my readers.


Fellow Investor,

     Hi, I'm Mike Turner and I'll get right to the point:

     I've discovered a new way to invest.

     It can help save you a lot of heartache and invest with more confidence than any other approach I've seen.

     It's all about discipline.

     Most people are either value investors or growth investors. I am a rules investor.

     I consult 10 iron-clad rules every time I put a buck in the market. I use them to determine what to buy, what to sell and when to do it.

     And, boy, have they made my life easier.

     These rules are my roadmap to trading and you'll see it firsthand in each issue of Mastering the Markets.

"Louis Navellier calls me a genius, a visionary. But I'm not. I'm just methodical."

     I'm Mike Turner. When I sold my medical software business for a big payday, I put my money with a fancy Wall Street firm. Within three years, I was almost wiped out.

     So I fought back the only way I knew how: I learned how to beat Wall Street at its own game... and made back 10 times the money I lost.

     Investors now come to me to learn how to invest! I speak at conferences and run a trading service called Mastering the Markets. I use my rules to guide each and every trade decision I make.

     You will see when to buy and when to sell... how to potentially cut risk and make consistent profits. And you'll see once and for all why rules -- not emotions -- should dictate every trade.    

These Rules Can Save Your Financial Life

     Thanks to these strict rules, I notified my subscribers to get out of the market before the Crash of 2008. 

     In May of that year, my market-timing system warned that a significant correction was looming. I told my subscribers it was time to tighten their stop losses or go to cash.

     I emailed my subscribers that very evening.

     "Be careful, raise your stop losses, a big correction is on the way."

     I made a lot of friends that day. Anyone heeding that warning was spared the agony of seeing years of accumulated wealth vanish.

     The Dow lost -40% in that crash. Many investors lost far more than that. But most of my subscribers could have made money during this time.

     When you emerge from a financial catastrophe not just unscathed, but potentially with a profit, it's the most rewarding feeling you'll ever have as an investor.

I'm No Genius -- But I've Got Discipline by the Bucketful

     I succeeded in winning back my lost fortune -- and then tripling it from there -- because I had the discipline to follow a well-defined set of trading rules... not because I'm some kind of genius.

     I'm plenty smart, but Wall Street is full of hedge-fund Einsteins whose IQs leave mine in the dust.

     What I do have is emotional intelligence. I am methodical. I am conservative. I read the entire menu before deciding what to order. I believe every trade will go against me and actually plan for that to happen.

10 Rules That Will Change Your Investing Life

Rule #1: Think like a fundamentalist but never trade like one

Rule #2: Avoid value traps -- look out for this danger signal

Rule #3: Trade like a technician

Rule #4: Have an exit strategy before you spend a dime

Rule #5: Never marry a stock -- the divorce will be expensive

Rule #6: Follow this type of insider buying religiously

Rule #7: Institutions know more than you and me -- and that's good news

Rule #8: Stay diversified -- but do it this way only

Rule #9: Stay safe by knowing exactly how many stocks to own

Rule #10: Time the market this way and you'll make a lot more money

     I use my 10-rule checklist every time I invest. It works because it helps you take guesswork, opinion, baseless assumptions and emotion OUT of your investment decisions.

     You are left with greater knowledge to make sound investing decisions.

     And this knowledge can help you to invest with greater confidence -- and potentially bag winner after winner, like a shell collector walking along an endless beach.

     Now, for a limited time, you can view a FREE seminar I presented on my rules. You'll learn more than just my 10 rules. You will also learn some of the mistakes investors make that are crippling their returns and preventing them from potentially profiting in the market.

     It's astounding how many misconceptions the Wall Street propaganda machine has drummed into investors' heads. Investors make mistake after mistake... robbing themselves of future wealth that could easily have been theirs.

     Let's look at a few of these wealth-robbers right now...

Mistake #1: Falling in Love With a Stock

     Let me ask you a question: Why do you really buy a stock?

     I've asked thousands of investors this question over the years. Most say, to make money. That sounds right... but it's not.

     The only reason to buy a stock is to sell it. Nothing else. Think about it. No one has ever made a dime buying the right stock at the right time. You won't either.

     All that time and research you put into finding the right stock at the right time doesn't guarantee a thing. What you really want to do is sell that right stock at the right time.

     And this is why my rule is so critical: Never marry a stock. Because let me tell you a secret: That stock doesn't love you back. It doesn't care how much you brag about it to your friends. It doesn't care if you're saving for retirement. It doesn't care if you're trying to put your kids through college.

     It's just a piece of paper. Don't fall in love with it. Because I can promise you this: it will never return your affection. And the divorce is going to be expensive.

     In fact, your stock may have already ditched you and you don't even know it.

     I have my own formula for knowing when it's time to say goodbye...

     It involves standard deviations and volatility and it gives me a price point below which I know a stock has broken out to the downside. Then I put in a stop loss based on the previous week's lowest low.

     My way is a bit technical, but it works for me. And I calculate it for every stock that I recommend to my subscribers, so they don't have to do any grunt work.

     I don't use fixed percentage stop losses, such as a 10% trailing stop. Every stock has its own personality. I want to know how much a stock can move against me and still be in an uptrend.

     What really matters is to have an exit strategy the moment you buy a stock. Once you start investing with your emotions, you're already a goner.

Mistake #2: Buying Stocks With Strong Fundamentals

     I can find 200-300 stocks with strong fundamentals anytime I want. But only a handful have climbing share prices.

     That's because fundamentals have nothing directly to do with share price of a stock!
I know that's heresy to a fundamentalist. But only one thing makes a stock price move up or down: Demand for shares.

     I want to show investors how easy it is to use my 10 rules for beating the market -- as long as you have the discipline to stick to them.

     I lay out a proven, documented plan for wealth that removes emotion, guesswork and leaps of faith.

     It was heralded as "genius" by none other than Louis Navellier, the guru's guru.

     I appreciate Lou's words, but here's the truth:

     I was simply methodical. Then I put it all together.

     And that really HAD never been done before.

     I'll send you my video regarding the rules when you join my Mastering the Markets trading service. Click here to start investing by the rules.

     Of the hundreds of fundamentals you could look at, only six mean a thing. Four of them have to do with earnings. Another is a revenue ratio. The last one concerns its value rating compared to its peer group. 

     I know these six screens are important because I've seen what kind of results they give. A bit over a year ago, when I picked 100 stocks that I thought could double most easily, these six fundamentals were the first hurdles they had to pass.

      Now 24 of them have doubled, 92 are up and the average gain of the entire group is +63.7%.

     If you'd like a new list of doublers for today, your timing is perfect. I'm running the same program I did in October 2008 and am generating a whole new group of stock doublers.

     I'm going to release this new list of "Most Likely to Double Stocks" in one week. And as a Mastering the Markets reader, you'd be the first to get it.

Mistake #3: Looking for "Undiscovered" Stocks

     It's the dream of every small investor: you latch onto a small undiscovered company while it's still selling for pennies a share... and ride it to the moon, turning a flyer into life-changing wealth.

     It's an appealing fantasy. After all, we're a nation of mavericks, independents and free-thinkers who want to outsmart the crowd and make it big on our own.

     But let's get real for a minute. When someone tells me about some great "undiscovered" stock that Wall Street has overlooked, I have to laugh.

     I hate to break it to you but there are no undiscovered companies out there. No such thing.

     Think about it. The Wall Street powerhouses have skyscrapers full of MBAs, CFAs and PhDs who do nothing all day but look for that next undiscovered company. Believe me, Wall Street is aware of every publicly-traded company in the country. What's more, they know them better than you or I ever will. 

     But you know what? That's a good thing.

     Because these teams of highly paid professionals do a lot of heavy lifting that you can profit from for free.

     They vote with their money whether they think a stock will move up or down. And by law, they must reveal to the public what they are buying and selling. This gives you an invaluable free peek at what they pay billions for.

     So rather than ignore these "plodding behemoths" who are derided for their "herd mentality" I actually pay close attention to them. I keep a running tab on institutional interest in every stock I follow...so I can see over time if the big boys are accumulating or distributing shares.

     If a stock has 0% institutional ownership it means that thousands of number-crunchers putting in 70-hour work weeks have checked out the company and said no thanks. It might not be a horrible company. But they've found a better place for their money.

     Surprisingly, the other extreme is almost as bad. The higher the institutional ownership, the bigger the risk the stock will crater at any sign of bad news. When 98% of a company is owned by professional investors, it means they really love it... but it also means that when they pull out, the selling will come in waves and the price will plummet fast.

     Professional investors are notorious herd followers. They're paid on how they perform compared to other institutions. So when they get nervous -- or even think other pros are getting nervous -- they rush for the exits, sell first and ask questions later.

     Here's the key: I've found that there is a particular amount of institutional buying that is good news for stock. Too little is a bad thing, and so is too much. But a certain range is just right. I call it the Goldilocks factor.

     I've developed a rule to help me find that sweet spot of institutional ownership.
It helps me narrow down the 6,000 stocks I follow to 300, then to 20, then to the one I finally buy or sell.

     How Following The Rules Has Paid Off for Us

     As you'll see when you join Mastering the Markets, I run every investment decision through a series of 10 strict numbers-based rules before I pull the trigger.

     Here's a glimpse at how this process works and how it could have paid off for my subscribers (if they heeded my signals):

Allied Irish Bank: +213.4% profit
When money began flooding into the banking industry a year ago this past March, trading volume was so great that I couldn't ignore it (Rule #6).The technicals were also extraordinary (Rule #3) and the institutions were anxious to get in (Rule #7). In all, out of 10 green lights, Allied Irish gave 7. That left little to chance. Allied soared +213% in about four weeks.

Wimm-Bill Dann: +137.8% profit
This big Russian dairy stock had fantastic fundamentals (Rule #1) in a sector and an industry that was attracting lots of new money (Rule #3). I bought close to the low for the year (Rule #2) and bagged our double within four months.

Freeport-McMoran: +162.3% profit
Gold and copper miner Freeport experienced a surge in daily trading volume, on top of which, insiders were buying like crazy (Rules #6 & #7). Earnings and revenues were excellent (Rule #1) and economic uncertainty was causing investors to load up on hard assets (Rule #10). It took six months, but the stock rocketed +162%.

Helix Energy Solutions: +173.1% profit
Helix was a Perfect 10. The CEO grabbed $1 million in shares of this offshore energy company (Rule #6) and institutions, too, were betting oil prices would move higher (Rules #1 & #7). Daily trading volume was surging (Rule #3), margins were improving (Rule #2), our stop loss protected us (Rule #4) and our exit strategy was clear (Rule #5). The time was right (Rule #10) and our buy fit with our diversification and asset allocation models (Rules #8 & #9). Nothing was left to chance. Within three weeks of its low, Helix was up +173%.

 

     We saw this when money began flooding into the Allied Irish Bank a year ago this past March. It was just the right amount of trading volume and the institutions were anxious to get in.

     The technicals were also extraordinary. In all, out of 10 green lights, Allied Irish gave seven. That left little to chance. Allied soared +213% in about four weeks.

For Every Mistake,
a Rule to Avoid It

      As you might have guessed by now, my 10 rules for investing success are actually tools to neutralize the 10 fatal mistakes investors make most often.

      I've just given you three of the most dangerous.

     But before we move on, I'd like to clear up one last misconception. It is so important to our success at Mastering the Markets that I want to address it right now:

     Do You Have This Horrible Investment Habit?

You may think it is a good habit. It comes highly recommend by thousands of advisers at big investment firms.

You may even believe that it has served you well in the past. But you should drop it like a bad habit. Because that's what it is. It can stop you from making consistent profits in the market. I call it "stock collecting." Are you a stock collector? Watch my videos on the rules to get the answer.

 

Yes, You CAN Time the Market, Potentially Avoid
Bear Market Losers and Make More Money

      Over my 10-year adventure as a professional investor, I know this for sure:

      The only way to beat the market consistently is by avoiding market corrections. Which means knowing when to cash in your chips and get out of the game.

     Most investors only think about how to make money. Not me. I look at every investment through the other end of the telescope: how can I not lose money, not get caught in a market correction, and not be stuck in a position when the tape moves against me?

     These are questions that I finally answered after many years of trial and error. I believe I am the first person to have ever done this. And the results are better than I had even hoped for.

     Back in May 2008, my market-timing system was shouting that a significant correction was looming. I told my subscribers it was time to tighten their stop losses or go to cash.

     Plenty of people thought I was an idiot. The market was on a tear. But you know what happened next. Disaster. Many investors lost 30%... 40%... 60%... of their life's savings.

     My market timer charts two major lines and so far, every time these two lines cross a market correction has followed. It doesn't mean the world is coming to an end. What it does mean is that you should start taking profits off the table. Remember... it's never wrong to take a profit.

     Let me tell you... if you are in the safety of cash every time stocks dip, you are going to LOVE being an investor.

     I've consolidated 10 years of trial and error into an easy-to-use 10-Rule checklist that I follow every time I buy or sell a stock.

 Boy Do I Hate This!

     I hate it when an advisor says an investment might not be so great in the short run but if your time horizon is three to five years, it's excellent.

     How do they know that? They don't know what this stock is going to do in the 30 days, much less the next three to five years.

     They don't know if there will be a war or a recession They don't even know if that company will still be in business. They are speculating on hope, pure and simple. They haven't got a clue and five years from now no one will remember if they recommended that stock or not.

     I've discovered the right time frame to look at when buying any stock. I discuss it in my rules video. And it's not three to five years, I can promise you that.

     My 10-Rule Checklist is part of the service you can receive every week from now on -- starting as soon as you sign up for Mastering the Markets.

These 24 Picks Doubled in Just  a Year...
And Here's My Next Pick

     Before I get to my latest pick -- a dominant industry leader that I believe could double in price -- let me get you up to speed on a remarkable experiment I ran not long ago.

     In October 2008 -- with the Dow scraping new lows just above 8,000 -- I conducted an in-depth analysis on my universe of 6,000 stocks.

     Using my 10-rule system, I picked 100 stocks most likely to double when the index began its rebound.

     Those 100 stocks were in terrible shape. Many had plunged -40% to -80%. But according to my data, their underlying business models were still sound.

     I guess my data didn't lie, because 92 of my 100 "Doublers" are now up. 24 actually did double and a few almost tripled. My average pick gained +63.7%. That's nearly five times better than the Dow, which gained just +14.2%.

     Here's exactly how those two dozen doublers fared...

** Price current as of 12/09

     I've found that when a stock is moving higher and its sector and industry are also in bullish modes, that's a powerful "Buy" signal. On that note, I'd like to introduce you to another "Doubler".

     Sign up for Mastering the Markets today and I'll send you my full write-up on this stock, with name, ticker symbol and my recommended entry price (important!). It's all in my current issue of Mastering the Markets.

     After a few issues of Mastering the Markets, you'll see how liberating it is to use a data system that can help you eliminate the guesswork in trading. Instead of relying on hunches and emotion, my trading platforms run completely on the 10 rules I've developed. I'll bring you a closer look at my rules and indicators, as well as an update on all of my current trades, in the next few issues of Mastering the Markets.

     Meanwhile, I recently ran the same program I did in October 2008 and generated a whole new group of stock doublers.

      I've just released this final list of "2010 Doublers." And as a Mastering the Markets reader, I'll send it to you immediately.

     And don't forget that once you subscribe to Mastering the Markets you'll also receive access to my exclusive video from the San Francisco MoneyShow.

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     You receive a follow-up recommendation for every trade the moment I feel it's reached its peak profit. You'll never be left in the dark.

     Of course, you won't be hearing from me only on Sunday afternoons. The market doesn't conveniently flash its buy and sell signals on schedule, so I'll email you additional bulletins whenever a prime trading opportunity arises.

     I can't predict how often we'll trade. Some weeks you'll get only the Sunday email. Other weeks you'll get several. It all depends on the market.

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     I look forward to helping you make the next 12 months your most profitable year ever -- now let's get started!

Sincerely,

Mike Turner, Editor
Mastering the Markets

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