Stocks for the Long Run 5/E: The Definitive Guide to Financial Market Returns & Long-Term Investment Strategies

Stocks for the Long Run 5/E: The Definitive Guide to Financial Market Returns & Long-Term Investment Strategies

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The stock-investing classic--UPDATED TO HELP YOU WIN IN TODAY'S CHAOTIC GLOBAL ECONOMYMuch has changed since the last edition of Stocks for the Long Run. The financial crisis, the deepest bear market since the Great Depression, and the continued growth of the emerging markets are just some of the contingencies directly affecting every portfolio inthe world.

To help you navigate markets and make the best investment decisions, Jeremy Siegel has updated his bestselling guide to stock market investing.

This new edition of Stocks for the Long Runanswers all the important questions of today: How did the crisis alter the fi nancial markets and the future of stock returns? What are the sources of long-term economic growth? How does the Fed really impact investing decisions?Should you hedge against currency instability?

Stocks for the Long Run, Fifth Edition, includes brand-new coverage of:THE FINANCIAL CRISIS
Siegel provides an expert's analysis of the most important factors behind the crisis; the state of current stability/instability of the financial system and where the stock market fits in; and the viability of value investing as a long-term strategy.CHINA AND INDIA
The economies of these nations are more than one-third larger than they were before the 2008 financial crisis; you'll get the information you need to earn long-termprofits in this new environment.GLOBAL MARKETS
Learn all there is to know about the nature, size, and role of diversifi cation in today's global economy; Siegel extends his projections of the global economy until the end of this century.MARKET VALUATION
Can stocks still provide 6 to 7 percent per year after inflation? This edition forecasts future stock returns and shows how to determine whether the market is overvalued or not.

Essential reading for every investor and advisor who wants to fully understand the forces that move today's markets, Stocks for the Long Run provides the most complete summary available of historical trends thatwill help you develop a sound and profitable long-term portfolio.

PRAISE FOR STOCKS FOR THE LONG RUN:"Jeremy Siegel is one of the great ones." -JIM CRAMER, CNBC's Mad Money

"[Jeremy Siegel's] contributions to finance and investing are of such signifi cance as to change the direction of the profession." -THE FINANCIAL ANALYST INSTITUTE

"A simply great book." -FORBES

"One of the top ten business books of the year." -BUSINESSWEEK

"Should command a central place on the desk of any `amateur' investor or beginning professional." -BARRON'S

"Siegel's case for stocks is unbridled and compelling." -USA TODAY

"A clearly written, neatly organized, highly persuasive exposition that lifts the veil of mystery from investing." -JOHN C. BOGLE, founder and former Chairman, The Vanguard Group

"A book that all investors-nervous Nellies in particular-should read."
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Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 193 x 241 x 38mm | 866g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • ill
  • 0071800514
  • 9780071800518
  • 105,702

Table of contents

Preface xix
Acknowledgments xxiii


Chapter 1
The Case for Equity
Chapter 2
The Great Financial Crisis of 2008
Chapter 3
The Markets, the Economy, and Government Policy in the Wake of the Crisis
Chapter 4
The Entitlement Crisis


Chapter 5
Stock and Bond Returns Since 1802
Chapter 6
Risk, Return, and Portfolio Allocation
Chapter 7
Stock Indexes
Chapter 8
The S&P 500 Index
Chapter 9
The Impact of Taxes on Stock and Bond Returns
Chapter 10
Sources of Shareholder Value
Chapter 11
Yardsticks to Value the Stock Market
Chapter 12
Outperforming the Market
Chapter 13
Global Investing


Chapter 14
Gold, Monetary Policy, and inflation
Chapter 15
Stocks and the Business Cycle
Chapter 16
When World Events impact Financial Markets
Chapter 17
Stocks, Bonds, and the Flow of Economic data


Chapter 18
Exchange-Traded Funds, Stock Index Futures, and Options
Chapter 19
Market Volatility
Chapter 20Technical Analysis and investing with the Trend
Chapter 21
Calendar Anomalies
Chapter 22
Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing


Chapter 23
Fund Performance, indexing, and Beating the Market
Chapter 24
Structuring a Portfolio for Long-Term Growth

Concluding Comment
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"[A] heavily researched book that cites historic and contemporary sources to support [its] thesis, but it is accessible to the average person." Chicago Tribune 20140109
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"[A] heavily researched book that cites historic and contemporary sources to support [its] thesis, but it is accessible to the average person." Chicago Tribune 20140109
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About Jeremy J. Siegel

Jeremy J. Siegel is a professor of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Siegel received his Ph.D. from M.I.T. and taught for four years at the University of Chicago before joining the Wharton faculty in 1976. He has written and lectured extensively about the economy and financial markets, monetary policy and interest rates, and stock and bond returns. Along with heading the macroeconomics module of the Morgan Bank Finance Program in New York, he is the academic director of the U.S. Securities Industry Institute and is on the Advisory Board of the Asian Securities Industry Association. Professor Siegel is courted by nearly every Wall Street firm as a consultant and lecturer and has appeared on CNBC, PBS, Wall Street Week, and NPR.
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