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Meet the Author: John Downes

Author Bio and Details

Michael B. O'Higgins, ranked in the top 1% of all money managers in the United States, runs O'Higgins Asset Management, Inc. in Miami, Florida. He is also the author of Beating the Dow with Bonds.

John Downes is coauthor of the bestselling Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms and The Barron's Finance and Investment Handbook. He lives in Piermont, New York.

Books by John Downes

Beating The Dow Revised Edition

A High-Return, Low-Risk Method for Investing in the Dow Jones Industrial Stocks with as Little as $5,000

Book cover image: Beating The Dow Revised Edition: A High-Return, Low-Risk Method for Investing in the Dow Jones Industrial Stocks with as Little as $5,000

In 1991, Michael B. O'Higgins, one of the nation's top money managers, turned the investment world upside down with an ingenious strategy, showing how all investors—from those with only $5,000 to invest to millionaires—could beat the pros 95% of the time by putting 100% of their equity investment into the high-yield, low-risk "dog" stocks of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. His formula spawned a veritable industry, including…  More »