The Intelligent Investor : A Book of Practical Counsel (Paperback)

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Do not expect this book to be a "quick read." It is loaded with information. I would compare this to reading a textbook rather than reading for pleasure. It's not exactly a book where the reader can do a page a day; pick it up when you have time to read a chunk at a time to better understand and process the content. Originally, I had borrowed a copy from the library but needed more time as the book was due before I had made a dent in it. I'm glad I purchased the book, though, so that I can earmark and write in my copy and read it at my pace.

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Informative But Not an Easy Read

by Laura on 9/29/2008

Do not expect this book to be a "quick read." It is loaded with information. I would compare this to reading a textbook rather than reading for pleasure. It's not exactly a book where the reader can do a page a day; pick it up when you have time to read a chunk at a time to better understand and process the content. Originally, I had borrowed a copy from the library but needed more time as the book was due before I had made a dent in it. I'm glad I purchased the book, though, so that I can earmark and write in my copy and read it at my pace. Read More

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"The definitive book on value investing"--Cover.

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780060555665
SKU 33756166
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0060555661
Release Date 7/1/2003
Sales Rank 292
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.25L x 1.75T
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Annotation Founder of the science of stock analysis, Graham provides readers with the basics of "value investing." Warren Buffett, noted investor and one of Graham's former students provides the introduction.
Editors Note More than one million hardcovers soldNow available for the first time in paperback!The Classic Text Annotated to Update Graham's Timeless Wisdom for Today's Market ConditionsThe greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" -- which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies -- has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.Over the years, market developments have proven the wisdom of Graham's strategies. While preserving the integrity of Graham's original text, this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig, whose perspective incorporates the realities of today's market, draws parallels between Graham's examples and today's financial headlines, and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham's principles.Vital and indispensable, this HarperBusiness Essentials edition of The Intelligent Investor is the most important book you will ever read on how to reach your financial goals.
Editors Note 2 Taking account of both the defensive and the enterprising investor, outlines the principles of stock selection, explains simple portfolio policy, and offers advice on a range of strategies.
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Number of Pages 0640
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