The Battle For Investment Survival

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A reader of one of my earlier discussions asked-"Have you ever tried out the ideas outlined in your book?" My reply was to the effect that the ideas were tried out first, and the book written afterward. Any earner who earns more than he can spend is automatically an investor. It doesn't matter in the slightest whether he wants to be or not, or even whether he realizes that he is investing. Storing present purchasing power for use in the future is investing, no matter in what form it's put away. Some popular and ...

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Overview

A reader of one of my earlier discussions asked-"Have you ever tried out the ideas outlined in your book?" My reply was to the effect that the ideas were tried out first, and the book written afterward. Any earner who earns more than he can spend is automatically an investor. It doesn't matter in the slightest whether he wants to be or not, or even whether he realizes that he is investing. Storing present purchasing power for use in the future is investing, no matter in what form it's put away. Some popular and common forms include money itself, government bonds, savings bank deposits, real estate, commodities, securities of all types, diamonds and where and when it's legal, gold.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617200557
  • Publisher: Wilder Publications
  • Publication date: 5/30/2010
  • Pages: 188
  • Sales rank: 979,593
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Gerald Loeb was a founding partner of E.F. Hutton & Co., a renowned Wall Street trader, and the author of the books The Battle For Investment Survival. Loeb promoted a view of the market as too risky to hold stocks for the long term in contrast to well known value investors. Although he had largely avoided personal losses, the Wall Street Crash of 1929 greatly affected Loeb's investing style, making him skeptical of holding stocks for the long term. Loeb offered a contrarian investing viewpoint, in books and columns in Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, and Investor Magazine. Forbes magazine called Loeb "the most quoted man on Wall Street."
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2002

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    This is an excellent book on investing. It is definetly one to add to your investment library.

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