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Investment Page-Turners
Dave Kansas penned this list of "Investment Page-Turners for the Summer," in his Wall Street Journal column that ran in the 6/29 Star Tribune. He suggests they would make good summer reading. I'll leave that up to you. Dave Kansas is the president of FiLife.com, a personal-finance web site. Link to the column online: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121469346123013611.html   Print this list Print this list
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Reminiscences of a stock operator [electronic resource]
Originally published in 1923 and still recommended. Dave Kansas (WSJ 6/29/08)says this book "shows that the trader's mind--a hypnotic mixture of certainty and flexibility--has never really changed over the decades."
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Cover Art: The little book of common sense investing : the only way to guarantee your fair
The little book of common sense investing : the only way to guarantee your fair
Bogle, John C.
Bogle argues that trying to time the market is a waste of time and money, and advocates long-term investment in index funds.
Adult Nonfiction Book 332.6327 B
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Cover Art: The little book of common sense investing [compact disc] : the only way to guara
The little book of common sense investing [compact disc] : the only way to guara
Bogle, John C.
Bogle argues that trying to time the market is a waste of time and money, and advocates long-term investment in index funds.
Adult Fiction 332.6327 B
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Cover Art: The intelligent investor : a book of practical counsel /
The intelligent investor : a book of practical counsel
Graham, Benjamin, 1894-1976
Warren Buffet is a fan of Graham's investment plan.
Adult Nonfiction Book 332.678 G
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Cover Art: Reminiscences of a stock operator /
Reminiscences of a stock operator
Lefevre, Edwin, 1871-1943
Originally published in 1923 and still recommended. Dave Kansas (WSJ 6/29/08)says this book "shows that the trader's mind--a hypnotic mixture of certainty and flexibility--has never really changed over the decades."
Adult Nonfiction Book 332.64273 L
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Cover Art: When genius failed : the rise and fall of Long-Term Capital Management /
When genius failed : the rise and fall of Long-Term Capital Management
Lowenstein, Roger
LCTM collapsed and was bailed out in 1998. A behind-the-scenes study of the LTCM rescue "gives a flavor of what the same players are trying to do today to fix the financial markets." Dave Kansas, WSJ 6/29/08
Adult Nonfiction Book 332.645 L
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