William O'Neil is the chairman and founder of Investor's Business DailyÒ. He began his career as a stockbroker in his early 20s and through studies of the greatest stock market winners uncovered their common characteristics, which today is known as the CAN SLIM™ Investment Research Tool—the seven steps to finding great stocks. He is the author of How to Make Money in Stocks, a perennial best-seller that is considered a classic by both institutional and individual investors alike.ABOUT INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILYInvestor’s Business Daily, its digital edition eIBD™ and the award-winning companion Web site, investors.com are recognized worldwide for empowering individual and professional investors with cutting-edge research, stock screens and ratings that can’t be found anywhere else. Through unique proprietary screening criteria backed up by decades of market research, IBD consistently highlights stock winners and major market turns as they emerge. Some of the most widely used screens include the IBD 100 list of top-performing companies, Your Weekly Review, The New America, and Screen of the Day, which all continue to outperform the market. Founded in 1984, IBD has redefined the way news and financial data is presented. Investors.com, named one of the Forbes “Best of the Web,” provides a suite of equally powerful tools and screens for identifying market stars. Both eIBD and investors.com are available worldwide. In addition, IBD hosts popular investment workshops based on the CAN SLIM™ investing methodology, which outperforms each year.* IBD’s market writers can be heard teaching the same principles on national television and radio shows year-round.For a free 2-week trial of IBD go to www.investors.com.* The American Association of Individual Investors' independent "real time" study, AAII Journal 2005, found that IBD™’s CAN SLIM has a 859% gain over the past 7 years (1998 through June 2005).