Riding The Wild Bull

Individual investors learn how to play a volatile market and win

Katherine Bonner, stock-market player, is not afraid of those brainy, brawny institutional investors who routinely turn Wall Street upside down with their 100,000-share transactions. Nor is she intimidated by those high-tech program traders who can send the Dow Jones averages reeling with their computer- powered stampedes. In fact, Bonner is not only making what she modestly calls a "good living" in the market but is earning enough to help out her grandchildren and great-grandchildren too. A highly active investor, Bonner, an 80-year-old Houstonian, has built up a handsome portfolio by studying financial news assiduously, visiting her discount broker every morning and...

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