Paths to Wealth Through Common Stocks
Originally written by investment legend Philip A. Fisher in 1960, this timeless classic is now reintroduced by his well-known and respected son, successful money manager Ken Fisher, in a new Foreword.
Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice,
Paths to Wealth through Common Stocks expands upon the innovative ideas found in Fisher's highly regarded
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits -- summarizing how worthwhile profits have been and will continue to be made through common stock ownership, and revealing why his method can increase profits while reducing risk. Many of the ideas found here may depart from conventional investment wisdom, but the impressive results produced by these concepts -- which are still relevant in today's market environment -- will quickly remind you why Philip Fisher is considered one of the greatest investment minds of our time.
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- Paperback | 214 pages
- 142 x 218 x 12mm | 308g
- 17 Aug 2007
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- John Wiley & Sons Ltd
- Chichester, United Kingdom
- 1. Auflage
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Originally written by investment legend Philip A. Fisher in1960, this timeless classic is now reintroduced by his well-knownand respected son--successful money manager Ken Fisher--ina new Foreword.
Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, Paths to Wealththrough Common Stocks expands upon the innovative ideas found inFisher's highly regarded Common Stocks and UncommonProfits--summarizing how worthwhile profits have been and willcontinue to be made through common stock ownership, and revealingwhy his method can increase profits while reducing risk. Many ofthe ideas found here may depart from conventional investmentwisdom, but the impressive results produced by theseconcepts--which are still relevant in today's marketenvironment--will quickly remind you why Philip Fisher isconsidered one of the greatest investment minds of our time.
Table of contents
Preface. The Need for Additional Investment Books.
Part I. Adjusting to the Key Influences of the 1960's.
Stocks and Inflation; Institutional Buying; Foreign.
Competition; Increased Population; The Economists.
Go Out, the Psychologists Come In.
Part II. How the Greatest Increases in Stock Values Come About.
Alert Corporate Management; A New Concept.
The Role of Institutional Buying; A Reward
Part III. You and Where Your Investment Business Must Go.
Methods of Investment Evaluation; Five Steps for
Selecting the Right Investment Counselor.
Part IV. Trivia, but not Entirely.
What About Mergers? Voting Rights and Proxy.
Fights; Stocks and Election Prospects.
Part V. Major Growth Industries of the 1960's.
Chemical; Electronics; Drug; Others; The False.
Growth Industries of the Postwar Market; What
About Philip A. Fisher
KEN FISHER is best known for his prestigious "Portfolio Strategy" column in Forbes magazine, where his twenty-three-year tenure of high-profile calls makes him the fourth longest-running columnist in Forbes's ninety-year history. Ken is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Fisher Investments, a multi-product money management firm with over $40 billion under management. His success has ranked him #297 on the 2006 Forbes 400 list of richest Americans. He is a regular in the media and has appeared in most major American finance or business periodicals. Fisher also recently authored the New York Times bestseller The Only Three Questions That Count, also published by Wiley.