The Elements of Investing
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 4, 2009 - Business & Economics - 176 pages
A timeless, easy-to-read guide on life-long investment principles that can help any investor succeed
The Elements of Investing has a single-minded goal: to teach the principles of investing in the same pared-to-bone manner that Professor William Strunk Jr. once taught composition to students at Harvard, using his classic little book, The Elements of Style. With great daring, Ellis and Malkiel imagined their own Little Red Schoolhouse course in investing for every investor around the world-and then penned this book.
The Elements of Investing hacks away at all the overtrading and over thinking so predominant in the hyperactive thought patterns of the average investor. Malkiel and Ellis offer investors a set of simple but powerful thoughts on how to challenge Mr. Market at his own game, and win by not losing. All the need-to-know rules and investment principles can be found here.
A disciplined approach to investing, complemented by conviction, is all you need to succeed. This timely guide will help you develop these skills and make the most of your time in today's market.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - phoenixcomet - LibraryThing
Simple, fast read covering the sheer basics of investing in the stock market. In short, buy index funds. Skip purchasing of individual funds and invest early in your retirement. A good beginner's book to investing. Read full review
An Important Book on Developing Good Money HabitsUser Review - Kirk A. Greenwood - Borders
I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy of this groundbreaking, new, investment book from two of most respected marketwatchers around today! Princeton economics professor, Burton G. Malkiel, and ... Read full review