Investing in One Lesson

Investing in One Lesson

by Mark Skousen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596985223
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 10/16/2007
Pages: 175
Sales rank: 1,311,251
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mark Skousen, Ph.D., is a financial economist, university professor, corporate consultant, and author of over twenty books. Dr. Skousen is editor in chief of the award-winning investment newsletter Forecasts & Strategies and edits three trading services: Skousen Hedge Fund Trader, High Income Alert, and Turnaround Trader. From 2005 to 2007 he was chairman of Investment U, one of the largest investment e-letters in the country. He has taught economics at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, and Rollins College, and is currently the Benjamin Franklin Chair in Management at Gratham University. A former Forbes magazine columnist, Dr. Skousen's articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Reason, and The Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Table of Contents

Is This Your Story?     1
What's Your Business?     9
A Rocky Marriage     17
A Peculiar Institution     21
The Perversity of "Mr. Market"     31
Has Wall Street Become Another Las Vegas?     49
The Plungers and the Peacocks     55
The Growth Trap     65
The Contrarians     75
The Strategy     85
My Favorite Investment Choices     101
Creating a Permanent Portfolio     115
Bonds, Real Estate, and Other Income Investments     127
The Lesson Redux     141
Glossary     147
Recommended Reading     155
About the Author     157
My Investment Newsletter and Trading Service     159
Other Books by Mark Skousen     161
Acknowledgments     163
Index     165

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