The Investing Revolutionaries

The Investing Revolutionaries

How the World's Greatest Investors Take on Wall Street and Win in Any Market

Book - 2009
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Over the past five years, James Whiddon hasinterviewed some of the world's brightest, best, andmost influential men and women in finance on hispopular radio show, The Investing Revolution.While the topics under discussion have rangedwidely, the show's mission has remained constant:Reveal the truth about how Wall Street has riggedthe game so that it always wins--at everyone else'sexpense--and offer investors an alternative toWall Street to help them participate directly in freemarket capitalism and achieve astonishing longtermgains.

In The Investing Revolutionaries , Whiddon distillsall of that financial genius into a witty, wise elixirguaranteed to cure what ails your aching portfolio.Indispensable reading for professional and retailinvestors who want to free themselves from thetyranny of the Wall Street status quo, it deliversthe insights of a host of luminaries, including JohnBogle, Michael Mauboussin, Mohamed El-Erian,Richard Thaler, and Jeremy Siegel. Each financialpowerhouse featured in the book weighs in on theslick marketing ploys, statistical sleights of hand,and psychological button-pushing the denizens ofLower Manhattan routinely employ to separate youfrom your money. They also offer priceless tips onsuch topics as

The advantages of passive versus activeportfolio management (how to achievestellar gains through superdiversification) Global investing (is China really a goodinvestment?) Avoiding common behavioral traps (runningwith the herd will get you gored)

Forget about stock picking and market timing. Sayfarewell to mutual fund gurus and the hyperbolicclaims of the technical wizards. Investors of theworld, you have nothing to lose but your chains. Andnow The Investing Revolutionaries provides you withthe key.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2009.
ISBN: 9780071623940
Characteristics: xiv, 313 p. : ill., charts ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Knotts, Nikki


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