Stocks for the Long Run

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jul 12, 2002 - Business & Economics - 388 pages
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"One of the ten best investing books of all time."--The Washington Post

One of investing's most celebrated icons updates his classic work to reflect today's world and markets

In this long-awaited and eagerly anticipated update, Jeremy iegel provides his legendary perspective and guidance to an investment world turned upside down. Stocks for the Long Run combines a compelling and timely portrait of today's turbulent stock market with the strategies, tools, and techniques investors need to maintain their focus and achieve meaningful stock returns over time.

This completely updated edition includes entirely new data, charts, and figures as it provides answers on the five major issues concerning investors and professionals today:

  • How will events related to September 11 tragedy affect long-term market returns?
  • What behavioral roadblocks stand in the way of achieving financial success?
  • Are "countries" still relevant for global investing?
  • Will stock "indexing" match its past performance?
  • Can tomorrow's stock market deliver the same returns as markets in the past?

Praise for previous editions of Stocks for the Long Run:

"Should command a central place on the desk of any 'amateur' investor or beginning professional."--Barron's

"A simply great book."--Forbes

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Advocates sticking to equity and argues that equity is the best asset class over long term. Some chapters are very specific to US region - for e.g., tax treatment and some of the historical discussions (for e.g., recession/political issues) etc. Read full review

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For any investor who truly wants to understand the data behind making solid investment decisions, Jeremy Siegel provides the most complete information and recommendations of almost any author writing today. Make sure you are reading the most up to date version of his book so that you benefit from recent lessons learned. As a CFP in training, Dr. Siegel's book and research will form the basis for how I will be making investment recommendations for my clients. If your investment advisor is not familiar with Dr. Siegel's work, perhaps your investment advisor is not working in your best interests. 


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Jeremy J. Siegel, Ph.D., is the Russell E. Palmer Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. An advisor to the Federal Reserve, Siegel is an acclaimed consultant and lecturer for financial firms and money managers around the globe and is a frequent guest on CNBC, CNN, PBS, "Wall Street Week," and NPR.

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