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

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Today's stock market is not for the faint hearted. At a time of frightening volatility, the answer is to turn to Burton G. Malkiel's advice in his reassuring, authoritative, gimmick-free and perennially best-selling guide to investing. Long established as the first book to purchase before starting a portfolio, A Random Walk Down Wall Street now features new material on "tax-loss harvesting"; the current bitcoin bubble and automated investment advisers; as well as a brand-new chapter on factor investing and risk parity. And as always, Malkiel's core insights-on stocks and bonds, as well as investment trusts, home ownership and tangible assets like gold and collectibles-along with the book's classic life-cycle guide to investing, will help restore confidence and composure to anyone seeking a calm route through today's financial markets.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 163 x 244 x 38mm | 670g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Twelfth Edition
  • 1324002182
  • 9781324002185
  • 10,590

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"An engagingly written and wonderfully argued tome." -- Money "Not more than half a dozen really good books about investing have been written in the past fifty years. This one may well belong in the classics category." -- Forbes "A useful introduction to investing with lots of common-sense advice." -- The Wall Street Journal "If one of your New Year's resolutions is to improve your personal finances, here's a suggestion: Instead of picking up one of the scores of new works flooding into bookstores, reread an old one: A Random Walk Down Wall Street." -- The New York Times "Do you want to do well in the stock market? Here's the best advice. Scrape together a few bucks and buy Burton Malkiel's book. Then take what's left and put it in an index fund." -- The Los Angeles Times
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About Burton G. Malkiel

Burton G. Malkiel is the Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics Emeritus at Princeton University. He is a former member of the Council of Economic Advisers, dean of the Yale School of Management, and has served on the boards of several major corporations, including Vanguard and Prudential Financial. He is the chief investment officer of Wealthfront.
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