High-Powered Investing All-In-One for Dummies
by Jason W. Best
Looking for help making smarter, more profitable high-end investment decisions? This resource arms you with an arsenal of advanced investing techniques, and gets you up to speed on using business fundamentals and technical analysis to make smarter decisions and maximize your returns.
How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities
by John Cassidy
John Cassidy describes the rising influence of what he calls utopian economics--thinking that is blind to how real people act and that denies the many ways an unregulated free market can produce disastrous unintended consequences. He then looks to the leading edge of economic theory, including behavioral economics, to offer a new understanding of the economy--one that casts aside the old assumption that people and firms make decisions purely on the basis of rational self-interest.
Rule Number One: The Simple Strategy for Successful Investing In Only 15 Minutes a Week!
by Phil Town
Phil Town wasn't always a very wealthy man. In fact, he was living on $4000 a year when some well-timed advice launched him into an investing self-education that revealed what the true "rules" are and how to make them work in one's favor. Chief among them, of course, is: don't lose money. Other rules are: don't diversify; think like an owner, not an investor. Town also believes strongly in putting your faith in managers who've proven their financial mettle, and who really have faith in the businesses they're running. The most controversial of the book's assertions is that giant 401(k) type mutual funds will regress to the mean, and in the next twenty years, the mean could be very disappointing. Fortunately, Town's stockpicking techniques are meant to walk investing phobes through the do-it-yourself process, equipping them with the tools they need to make quantum leaps toward financial security.
The Elements of Investing
by Burton Gordon Malkiel
Lays to rest the popular shibboleths that undergird the hyperactive trading of the average investor. Addresses the essentials and offers a set of simple thoughts on how to enjoy the "winner's game" approach to investing.
The Intelligent Investor
by Benjamin Graham
Practice the philosophy of value investing with advice from Warren Buffet's own mentor. Graham's goal is to protect the investor against substantial error, and to develop comfortable, yet rational investment policies. His sound principles have proved successful for 35 years.
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
by John C. Bogle
A power-packed explanation of why outperforming the market is an investor illusion. Instead, the man who has been called the conscience of the investment industry recommends a simple, time-tested investment strategy--indexing--that can deliver the greatest return to the greatest number of investors. Why? Investing is a zero sum game where transaction costs, taxes, poor investment diversification, and poor market-timing (an affliction for most investors) hurts your portfolio more than it helps. Indexing eliminates that hurt. Bottom-line, if you can't be an index, why not invest in one. And you'll be all the happier and richer for it.