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The clash of the cultures : investment vs. speculation

Author: John C Bogle
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vanguard Group founder John C. Bogle discusses changes in the culture of the mutual fund industry and how speculation has come to dominate investment. The book presents a hard-hitting look from the creator of the first index fund. Over the course of his sixty-year career in the mutual fund industry, the author has witnessed a massive shift in the culture of the financial sector. The prudent, value-adding culture of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John C Bogle
ISBN: 9781118122778 1118122771
OCLC Number: 748330569
Description: xxv, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The clash of the cultures --
The double-agency society and the happy conspiracy --
The silence of the funds : why mutual funds must speak out on the governance of our nation's corporations --
The "mutual" fund culture : stewardship gives way to salesmanship --
Are fund managers true fiduciaries? : the stewardship quotient --
The index fund : the rise of the fortress of long-term investing and its challenge from short-term speculation --
America's retirement system --
too much speculation, too little investment --
The rise, the fall, and the renaissance of Wellington Fund : a case study --
investment wins, speculation loses --
Ten simple rules for investors and a warning for speculators.
Other Titles: Investment vs. speculation
Investment versus speculation
Responsibility: John C. Bogle.

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Recommended Reading by Warren Buffet in his March 2013 Letter to Shareholders How speculation has come to dominate investment--a hard-hitting look from the creator of the first index fund. Over  Read more...
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'The book is a gem. Well-researched and carefully argued, there's simply no way to argue with Bogle's premises' (Best Financial News, 24th October 2012)

 
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