A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing / Edition 10

A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing / Edition 10

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by Burton G. Malkiel
     
 

Whether you're considering your first 401(k) contribution, contemplating retirement, or anywhere in between, A Random Walk Down Wall Street should be the first book on your reading list. In this newest edition of the perennial bestseller, Burton G. Malkiel shows how to navigate the turbulence on Wall Street and beat the pros at their own game, giving individual… See more details below

Overview

Whether you're considering your first 401(k) contribution, contemplating retirement, or anywhere in between, A Random Walk Down Wall Street should be the first book on your reading list. In this newest edition of the perennial bestseller, Burton G. Malkiel shows how to navigate the turbulence on Wall Street and beat the pros at their own game, giving individual investors the information, they need to manage their money with confidence.

About the Author:
Burton G. Malkiel is a former member of the Council of Economic Advisers and has served on the boards of several major corporations, including the Vanguard Group of Investment Companies and Prudential Financial Corporation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393081435
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/10/2011
Edition description:
Tenth Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface15
Acknowledgments from Earlier Editions19
Pt. 1Stocks and Their Value
1Firm Foundations and Castles in the Air23
2The Madness of Crowds34
3Stock Valuation from the Sixties through the Nineties52
4The Biggest Bubble of All: Surfing on the Internet82
5The Firm-Foundation Theory of Stock Prices105
Pt. 2How the Pros Play the Biggest Game in Town
6Technical and Fundamental Analysis125
7Technical Analysis and the Random-Walk Theory145
8How Good Is Fundamental Analysis?171
Pt. 3The New Investment Technology
9A New Walking Shoe: Modern Portfolio Theory203
10Reaping Reward by Increasing Risk222
11Potshots at the Efficient-Market Theory and Why They Miss242
Pt. 4A Practical Guide for Random Walkers and Other Investors
12A Fitness Manual for Random Walkers277
13Handicapping the Financial Race: A Primer in Understanding and Projecting Returns from Stocks and Bonds314
14A Life-Cycle Guide to Investing333
15Three Giant Steps Down Wall Street354
A Random Walker's Address Book and Reference Guide to Mutual Funds387
Index397

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