Dean LeBaron's Treasury of Investment Wisdom: 30 Great Investing Minds

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Dean LeBaron?s Treasury of Investment Wisdom

Innovative investment opportunities and ideas are constantlyemerging?from developments in foreign exchange markets to theboom and bust of Internet investing. With the current overload ofinformation offering analysis, advice, and guaranteed success, howcan you, the individual investor, obtain only the best and mostprofitable ideas? The answer is simple: read Dean LeBaron?sTreasury of Investment ...

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Overview

Dean LeBaron’s Treasury of Investment Wisdom

Innovative investment opportunities and ideas are constantlyemerging–from developments in foreign exchange markets to theboom and bust of Internet investing. With the current overload ofinformation offering analysis, advice, and guaranteed success, howcan you, the individual investor, obtain only the best and mostprofitable ideas? The answer is simple: read Dean LeBaron’sTreasury of Investment Wisdom.

Financial legend Dean LeBaron and bestselling investment writerRomesh Vaitilingam have created a comprehensive investment guidefilled with the ideas and people who have brought us totoday’s market understanding–and shaped the market’sfuture. Dean LeBaron’s Treasury of Investment Wisdom offersyou valuable insights on thirty of the most important investmentareas, all of which will boost your portfolio’s performance.This authoritative resource covers everything you need tounderstand today’s unpredictable and complex investmentlandscape–from basic investment concepts to technical analysisand performance measurement.

Dean LeBaron’s Treasury of Investment Wisdom shares theideas and advice of investment luminaries who are second to none intheir particular areas of expertise. You’ll hear from:

  • William Miller on active portfolio management
  • John Bogle on mutual funds
  • Peter Bernstein on economic forecasting
  • George Soros on hedge funds
  • Gary Brinson on global investing
  • Peter Lynch on growth investing

. . . and many other renowned investment experts.

By learning how the top investment gurus think and understandingtheir outlook for the future, you can start investing with renewedconfidence today.

This unique guide also discusses ten additional key investmentissues and ten key global issues that are of growing concern tothose making important investment decisions. It also provides a"webliography" that consists of a list of recommended investmentWeb sites for further study and reading.

Dean LeBaron’s Treasury of Investment Wisdom is yourone-stop reference for the major ideas of modern investment and thepeople who know how to use them best. See how the ideas andpersonalities of these experts are interconnected, and match yourinvestment style with theirs to create a winning portfolio. Usetheir knowledge and advice, and start investing the right way. Thisis your chance to finally take your investments to the top.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471152941
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/21/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.31 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Meet the Author

DEAN LEBARON is an investment futurist. He founded BatterymarchFinancial Management in 1969 and led the firm s pioneering advancesin the mid-1970s in the application of computer technology andmodeling techniques, first in the U.S. market and then ininternational and emerging markets. He is recognized as one of thefirst foreign entrants in the nascent securities markets of Brazil,India, Russia, and China. Mr. LeBaron is also author of DeanLeBaron s Book of Investment Quotations; Mao, Marx & theMarket: Capitalist Adventures in Russia and China; and Ins and Outsof Institutional Investing.

ROMESH VAITILINGAM is a consultant and financial journalist. He isthe author of several successful business and financial titles,including the bestselling The Financial Times Guide to Using theFinancial Pages as well as The Financial Guide to Using Economicsand Economic Indicators and Stuck in Transit: Rethinking RussianEconomic Reform.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

The Promises Men Live By (Peter L. Bernstein).

Investment Insights: Changing Styles across Timeand Space (DeanLeBaron).

CHARTING THE COURSE: Macro Tools.

Chapter 1: Investment Policy (GURU Charles Ellis).

Chapter 2: Economic Forecasting (GURU Peter Bernstein).

Chapter 3: Risk Management (GURUS Fischer Black, Robert Merton, andMyron Scholes).

Chapter 4: Financial Engineering (GURU Andrew Lo).

OUR DAY WILL COME: Investment Style.

Chapter 5: Active Portfolio Management (GURU William Miller).

Chapter 6: Growth Investing (GURU Peter Lynch).

Chapter 7: Value Investing (GURU Warren Buffett).

BUILDING A BETTER MOUSETRAP: Construction Tools.

Chapter 8: Technical Analysis (GURU Walter Deemer).

Chapter 9: Quantitative Investing (GURU Robert Arnott).

Chapter 10: Foreign Exchange (GURU Richard Olsen).

WE ARE THE WORLD: Investing with the Market.

Chapter 11: Market Efficiency (GURUS Burton Malkiel and EugeneFama).

Chapter 12: Mutual Funds (GURU John Bogle).

Chapter 13: Indexing (GURUS Wells Fargo, American National Bank,Batterymarch Financial Management).

TILTING AT WINDMILLS: Betting against the Market.

Chapter 14: Fixed Income (GURU Andrew Carter).

Chapter 15: Short Selling (GURUS Steven Leuthold and KathrynStaley).

Chapter 16: Hedge Funds (GURU George Soros).

I DID IT MY WAY: A Different Philosophy.

Chapter 17: Contrarian Investing (GURU James Fraser).

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD: Diversification.

Chapter 18: Global Investing (GURU Gary Brinson).

Chapter 19: Emerging Markets (GURU Mark Mobius).

Chapter 20: Venture Capital (GURU Georges Doriot).

I LOVE A PARADE: Investor Behavior.

Chapter 21: Investor Psychology (GURUS Richard Thaler and RobertVishny).

Chapter 22: Manias, Panics, and Crashes (GURU Marc Faber).

Chapter 23: Internet Investing (GURU Geoffrey Moore).

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS: Corporate Behavior.

Chapter 24: Corporate Governance (GURU Robert Monks).

Chapter 25: Corporate Restructuring (GURU Bruce Wasserstein).

Chapter 26: Initial Public Offerings (GURU Ivo Welch).

WE RE HERE TO HELP YOU: The Government Factor.

Chapter 27: International Money (GURU Martin Barnes).

Chapter 28: Politics and Investing (GURU Edward Yardeni).

FOLLOWING THE PIPER: Sharing Responsibility.

Chapter 29: Investment Consultants (GURU George Russell).

THE FAT LADY SINGS: Analysis and Reporting.

Chapter 30: Performance Measurement (GURU Peter Dietz).

Future Focus I: Ten Key Investment Issues.

Future Focus II: Ten Key Global Issues.

James Fraser s Book Bag.

Toolbar of Top Websites for Investment.

Index.

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