Security Analysis: Sixth Edition, Foreword by Warren Buffett
--From the Foreword by Warren E. BuffettFirst published in 1934, Security Analysis is one of the most influential financial books ever written. Selling more than one million copies through five editions, it has provided generations of investors with the timeless value investing philosophy and techniques of Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd.
As relevant today as when they first appeared nearly 75 years ago, the teachings of Benjamin Graham, "the father of value investing," have withstood the test of time across a wide diversity of market conditions, countries, and asset classes.
This new sixth edition, based on the classic 1940 version, is enhanced with 200 additional pages of commentary from some of today's leading Wall Street money managers. These masters of value investing explain why the principles and techniques of Graham and Dodd are still highly relevant even in today's vastly different markets. The contributor list includes:
Seth A. Klarman, president of The Baupost Group, L.L.C. and author of Margin of SafetyJames Grant, founder of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, general partner of Nippon PartnersJeffrey M. Laderman, twenty-five year veteran of BusinessWeekRoger Lowenstein, author of Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist and When America Aged and Outside Director, Sequoia FundHoward S. Marks, CFA, Chairman and Co-Founder, Oaktree Capital Management L.P.J. Ezra Merkin, Managing Partner, Gabriel Capital Group .Bruce Berkowitz, Founder, Fairholme Capital Management.Glenn H. Greenberg, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Chieftain Capital ManagementBruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management, Columbia Business SchoolDavid Abrams, Managing Member, Abrams Capital
Featuring a foreword by Warren E. Buffett (in which he reveals that he has read the 1940 masterwork "at least four times"), this new edition of Security Analysis will reacquaint you with the foundations of value investing-more relevant than ever in the tumultuous 21st century markets.
- Hardback | 700 pages
- 168 x 239 x 58mm | 1,153g
- 13 Nov 2008
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- MCGRAW-HILL Professional
- New York, NY, United States
- 6th edition
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--From the foreword by Warren E. Buffett
The 1940 edition of Security Analysis is considered the bible of value investing. McGraw-Hill continues its proud tradition with this new sixth edition that will serve as a touchstone for a new generation of investors.
The leading "Masters" of value investing have updated Graham and Dodd's classic work with more than 200 pages of new commentary:
Seth A. Klarman, president of The Baupost Group, L.L.C. and author of Margin of Safety James Grant, founder of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, general partner of Nippon Partners Jeffrey M. Laderman, twenty-five year veteran of BusinessWeek Roger Lowenstein, author of Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist and When America Aged and Outside Director, Sequoia Fund Howard S. Marks, CFA, Chairman and Co-Founder, Oaktree Capital Management L.P. J. Ezra Merkin, Managing Partner, Gabriel Capital Group . Bruce Berkowitz, Founder, Fairholme Capital Management. Glenn H. Greenberg, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Chieftain Capital Management Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management, Columbia Business School David Abrams, Managing Member, Abrams Capital
The accompanying CD-ROM contains additional chapters from the original 1940 edition.
"Benjamin Graham is the father of investment analysts everywhere, originally sparking the debate for a credential to professionalize the industry which led to the CFA Charter. He transformed the practice of financial analysis from trade to science, starting with his groundbreaking book, Security Analysis, first published in 1934. This edition, with new commentary by some of today's finest investors, belongs on every investment professional's shelf."
--Jeffrey J. Diermeier, CFA, president and CEO, CFA Institute
Table of contents
New Intro, Jim Grant
New Intro to Part 1, by Roger Lowenstein
Part 1, Survey & Approach
New Intro to Part 2, By Howard Marks
Part 2, Fixed Value Investments
New Intro to Part 3, By Ezra Merkin
Part 3, Securities with Speculative Features
New Intro to Part 4, By Bruce Berkowitz
Part 4, Common Stocks
New Intro to Part 5, By Glenn Greenberg
Part 5, Analysis of the Income Account
New Intro to Part 6, By Bruce Greenwald
Part 6, Balance Sheet Analysis
New Intro to Part 7, By David Abrams
Part 7, Additional Aspects of Security Analysis
About David Dodd
Benjamin Graham was the author of many influential investment books, including the classic Security Analysis, now in its sixth edition. The first proponent of the value school of investing and founder and former president of the Graham-Newman corporation investment fund, Graham taught at Columbia Universitys Graduate School of Business from 1927 through 1957.