The Investor's Manifesto: Preparing for Prosperity, Armageddon, and Everything in Between

The Investor's Manifesto: Preparing for Prosperity, Armageddon, and Everything in Between

by William J. Bernstein
     
 

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Praise for The Investor's Manifesto

"Bill Bernstein's impassioned new book is indeed a manifesto—a call to action for Main Street investors to free themselves from exploitation by Wall Street money moguls; to understand the brute principles that ultimately determine stock market returns; and to establish the sound and simple strategies

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Praise for The Investor's Manifesto

"Bill Bernstein's impassioned new book is indeed a manifesto—a call to action for Main Street investors to free themselves from exploitation by Wall Street money moguls; to understand the brute principles that ultimately determine stock market returns; and to establish the sound and simple strategies necessary for investment success. The Investor's Manifesto is a grand-slam home run."
John C. Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, Inc.

"This is the investment book that my kids, step-kids, and sisters will read, remember, and thank me for. Bernstein's way with ideas and words means that for all of them, practical investment is no longer too hard or too dull to master. The aha! moment for me was finding out what Bernstein is recommending to his readers now."
Ed Tower, Professor of Economics, Duke University

"The Investor's Manifesto is packed with wisdom and charmingly written. It belongs on every investor's bookshelf."
Burton G. Malkiel, author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street

"There is no better writer on investing than William Bernstein. If he has written it, it is a must-read. Whether you are just beginning your journey or already in retirement, this book is an invaluable guide filled with pearls of wisdom."
Larry Swedroe, Principal and Director of Research, The Buckingham Family of Financial Services, author of Wise Investing Made Simple and The Only Guide You'll Ever Need series

"In The Investor's Manifesto, author William Bernstein, PhD, MD, has condensed his long experience and intellectual wisdom into an easy-to-read and easy-to-understand book that deserves to be on the bookshelf of every serious investor."
Taylor Larimore, coauthor of The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing and The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning

"The Investor's Manifesto brilliantly lays out timeless investment strategies in a clear, easy-to-understand manner. Whether an investing novice or an experienced investor, Bill Bernstein helps you recover from the market decline and build a solid financial future. Longtime Bernstein fans will find the answer to the question 'What would Bill do?'"
Laura F. Dogu, coauthor of The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning

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"So how do we take care of ourselves? Easy. I believe The Investor's Manifesto: Preparing for Prosperity, Armageddon and Everything in Between is the shortest and most lucid explanation of index investing and simple asset allocation yet written. . . . This is a must-read book."
Scott Burns, Syndicated Columnist and Principal of Assetbuilder.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118073766
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2012
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
227,443
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.11(h) x 0.65(d)

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Meet the Author

William J. Bernstein, PhD, MD, is a bestselling authorknown as a grassroots hero to independent investors. Formerly apracticing neurologist, Bernstein approaches the problems of savingand investing as someone who had to figure it out forhimself—from first principles up. He is the author of TheIntelligent Asset Allocator and The Four Pillars ofInvesting—highly regarded, plain-spoken guides on how tobuild a diversified portfolio without the help of a financialadvisor—the editor of the asset allocation journalEfficient Frontier, and the founder of the popular websiteefficientfrontier.com. He has also written two volumes of economichistory, The Birth of Plenty and A Splendid Exchange,and is a coprincipal in Efficient Frontier Advisors.

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