Graham's style is like a scientist, if there is any doubt for a method, he will readily illuminate it for the reader. Benjamin Graham's revolutionary theories have influenced and inspired investors for nearly 70 years. Apr 30, Joe Crane rated it really liked it. The second edition is a slight update, and considered by many to be the best.
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Warren Buffet has called Intelligent Investor "the best book about investing ever written.
Now I do have training and experience as an accountant, so I wasn't worried about jargon or complicated math This advice still holds true today. I found the added perspective helpful since the original book is quite old. I would start with The Intelligent Investor. They can manipulate prices like this, investors will start buying stocks secugity push the price up while the management of the company will start selling their share and capitalize on that.
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While this may securitt most commonly cited first book on most value investors shelves I will say that after getting about half way through you'll get the securiy. To ask other readers questions about Security Analysisplease sign up. It's a little like reading the bible - some parts you can take literally benuamin say the crucifixionothers you can only take figuratively like say the story of genesis or noah's ark and others you must throw out entirely li Not a waste of time, but much more dated than the Intelligent Investors.
It is the most boring book I ever read. Don't read this unless you are very interested in the capital markets, though. Moy, Ronald January 19,Book Review: Trivia About Security Analysis If you can, try to get the 2nd edition reprinting instead.
Quotes from Security Analysis This is the time where you can buy cheap stocks of good companies, but it does get with a greater risk. But as he grew older he changed his mind a bit.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that seurity to make easy things difficult.
Security Analysis: Principles and Technique
It is a valuable addition to any business library and a resource that you can use for a lifetime of investing. I felt however that the new chapters don't add as much value as expected.
Problems might occur when management of the company can make misleading information about the state of the company through the accounting. I would highlight Howard Marks text on bonds, Bruce Berkowitz who writes about stock dividends, and finally Bruce Greenwald who writes about the balance sheet and implications on valuation.
Light wear to side edge of page block. Retrieved 18 November There are so many factors that needs to be look out for when doing these type of researches and experience in any particular filed is a must have. Endsheets and a few pages show faint evidence of erased pencil markings; else clean text.
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A book, that will take you to a higher level of clarity if you are a fundamentalist. This is one book you can read a times and every time you give something out of it.
This edition keeps the spirit of Graham and Dodd's seminar work. He is, I believe, at heart a teacher he taught at Columbia and UCLA for more than 30 years cumatively but he was also a brilliant money manager. Analysks chapters are available as a separate download, nevertheless their omission is unfortunate as many of them are very informative and access to the separate material inconvenient.
Aug 20, Kara Lane rated it it was amazing. Roughly half of the book deals with stocks, and the other bonds etc. Mcgraw Higher Ed Genre: In addition, Benjamin Analysls is the Father of Value of investing.