How to Think Like Benjamin Graham and Invest Like Warren Buffett / Edition 1

How to Think Like Benjamin Graham and Invest Like Warren Buffett / Edition 1

by Lawrence Cunningham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071409394

ISBN-13: 9780071409391

Pub. Date: 09/20/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Using the ways of the best moneymakers to invest wisely

"An intelligent and thoughtful guide."­­BusinessWeek

". . . a welcome addition to the bookshelf of anyone who wants to take control of his or her financial life."­­United Press International

The bestselling hardcover edition of How to Think Like

Overview

Using the ways of the best moneymakers to invest wisely

"An intelligent and thoughtful guide."­­BusinessWeek

". . . a welcome addition to the bookshelf of anyone who wants to take control of his or her financial life."­­United Press International

The bestselling hardcover edition of How to Think Like Benjamin Graham and Invest Like Warren Buffett was widely hailed for its straightforward approach to making wise investment choices. This paperback version makes these same tools and tactics available to a wider audience. Explaining how to analyze investment targets based on honest value instead of hype and mirrors, Lawrence Cunningham's top-ranked book reveals:

  • How to ask valuable questions, and demand meaningful answers
  • Market-proven methods for evaluating managers and CEOs
  • Value investing techniques that made Warren Buffett a billionaire­­and today's number one investor

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071409391
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/20/2002
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
0.61(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentix
Introduction: The Q Culturexi
Part IA Tale of Two Markets1
Chapter 1.Mr. Market's Bipolar Disorder3
Swings, Bubbles, and Crashes5
Be an Anomaly11
Barrel of Monkeys?12
Chapter 2.Prozac Market17
Obscurity17
Simplicity18
The Perfect Dream22
Tidying Up the Tale28
Chapter 3.Chaotic Market33
New Wave33
Next Wave36
Complexity46
Behavioral Finance47
Chapter 4.Amplified Volatility51
Information Volatility51
Transaction Volatility59
Trader Volatility63
Prognosis66
Chapter 5.Take the Fifth69
Who's in Charge?70
Sticking to Your Knitting71
Alchemy81
The Long Run86
Part IIShow Me the Money89
Chapter 6.Apple Trees and Experience91
Fools and Wisdom91
Horse Sense100
Chapter 7.Your Circle of Competence105
The Initial Circle106
The Nurtured Circle109
A Full Circle114
Decision Making116
Chapter 8.Recognizing Success119
Business Fuel120
Managers under the Microscope124
Bang for the Buck128
The Full Tool Chest131
Chapter 9.You Make the Call133
Assets134
Earnings138
Silver Bullets and the Margin of Safety142
Cash144
Market Circularity146
Chapter 10.Making (Up) Numbers153
Perennials153
Satire157
Charades162
Coda167
Part IIIIn Managers We Trust169
Chapter 11.Going Global171
The Two-World Story172
Illusions of Duty176
One World to Come180
Chapter 12.Rules and Trust193
The Family Manager193
Local Governance195
General Governance200
Your Voice at the Table202
Chapter 13.Directors at Work205
Hail to the Chief206
Pay207
Deals212
Capital215
Checking Up217
Chapter 14.The Fireside CEO221
Master Servants221
Action222
Lights230
Trust235
Conclusion: The V Culture243
Notes245
Index257

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