A Random Walk Down Wall Street

by Burton G. Malkiel

in Books / Classics, Stockmarkets

The million-copy bestseller, now fully up-to-date and ready for post-dot-com investors.

Using the dot-com crash as an object lesson in how not to manage your portfolio, here is the best-selling, gimmick-free, irreverent, vastly informative guide to navigating the turbulence of the market and managing investments with confidence.

A Random Walk Down Wall Street is well established as a staple of the business shelf, the first book any investor should read before taking the plunge and starting a portfolio. With its life-cycle guide to investing, it matches the needs of investors at any age bracket. Burton G. Malkiel shows how to analyse the potential returns, not only for stocks and bonds but also for the full range of investment opportunities, from money market accounts and real estate investment trusts to insurance, home ownership, and tangible assets like gold and collectibles.

Whether you want to verse yourself in the ways of the market before talking to a broker or follow Malkiel's easy steps to managing your own portfolio, this book remains the best investing guide money can buy.


Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company

Publish date: 2004-02-28

Format: Pb

Pages: 416

Isbn: 0393325350

Ranked #32 of 172 Books

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Nov 28, 2006

good book for stock novice

Excellent book for someone who does not know anything about the stock market, but wants to learn. The only bad thing about it is that he doesn't believe in technical analysis. Charting does work. For proof of that read "Market Wizards"

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