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“…Taming the Money Sharks should be compulsory reading for all those who wish to invest rather than merely save money.”—STUART LECKIE, OBE, JP, Chairman, Stirling Finance

Easy-to-follow guidelines for simplifying your investments, protecting yourself from the investment sharks, and achieving financial freedom. Drawing on his years as an investor for leading banks in the U.S. and Asia, Philip Cheng delivers down-to-earth strategies guaranteed to make you "shark-proof" while you optimize investment returns.

Statistics show that only 20% of small investors ever come close to achieving their investment goals. The other 80% get eaten alive by "investment sharks"—investment advisors, fund managers and other hucksters out to line their pockets with your hard-earned cash. (Wiley, Aug. 2013, ISBN-10: 1118550420)

Motivated by a sense of fair play, Cheng resolved to write an investor's survival guide in which he'd share everything he's learned in his years as a successful professional investor. The result is Taming the Money Sharks: 8 Super Easy Stock Investment Maxims. The easy-to-follow guidelines you'll find in this book will help you navigate the shark-infested waters of the investment world, all the way to the financial freedom you dream of and deserve.

• A must-have survival guide for novice investors, and a source of fresh thinking and innovative strategies for experienced investors

• Features many illustrations, summaries, charts, real-world examples along with other powerful tools to help you avoid common mistakes and win at the investment game.

• Lays out 8 proven strategies for investing systematically and surviving and thriving in the shark-infested waters of the stock market

Prof. Philip Cheng, now is Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong, was the Chief Investment Officer at MetLife Taiwan, a wholly owned subsidiary of MetLife Inc., New York, the largest Life Insurance Company in the US, with approximately US$800 Billion in total assets under management (AUM). Since 1996, and during his 11 years as Chief Investment Officer, he managed a diversified portfolio with total assets under management of approximately US$2 billion. He provided the leadership in setting up of investment policies and strategies to enhance portfolio yield; implementation of asset allocation strategies to increase return on equity; and the oversight and the implementation of risk management tools to achieve optimal return on capital. He received his Undergraduate Engineering Degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA and his MBA in Finance (Cum Laude) from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

For an interview with Philip Cheng, call Darlene March – 714-887-8021 or email

Taming the Money Sharks
You want to get rich by investing in the stock markets?
I took pains to write this book, so small investors can play the stock market game and win, by avoiding most common mistakes and recommending 8 ACTION PLANS !