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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Whiddon, James N.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James N Whiddon; Nikki Knotts
|ISBN:||9780071700566 0071700560 9780071700566 0071700560|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 313 pages) : illustrations, charts|
|Contents:||Preface; Acknowledgments; One: Investing Patriots; John Bogle, a Founding Father; A Random Walk with Burton Malkiel; Efficient Economist: Eugene F. Fama; William Bernstein Talks Trade; A Nobel Perspective: Capitalism Finding Direction; Edward Prescott on Tax Rates and Economic Growth; Dinesh D'Souza on What's So Great about America; Bottom Line; Two: What Wall Street Won't Tell You; The House Always Wins; Wall Street's Conflicts of Interest; The D.U.M.B. Funds; John Stossel's Clear Look at the Issues; Reconstituting Index Funds and ETFs with Gene Fama Jr.; Bottom Line Three: Wall Street's MethodsTuned In and Freaked Out; Weston Wellington Reviews Fortune's Top Stocks for the Decade; Spam (the Meat) versus Technology; OK, Let's Pick Stocks; Time versus Money; Bottom Line; Four: Understanding Markets; Possibility versus Probability; The Volatility of the Market; Bursting the Bubble Mentality with Daniel Gross; Robert Samuelson and the Recession Forest Fire; Sell Low, Cry High; Today's Crisis: A Blip on the Radar; Bottom Line; Five: Knowing the Investing World; Why Stocks Are Still Safer Than Bonds; Jeremy Siegel and the Pessimist's Favorite Investment Economic Forecasting: Cash OnlyWhy Asset Classes and Not Sectors?; Jane Bryant Quinn's Bad Investment Rule of Thumb; Bottom Line; Six: The Global Connection; Bob Litan on Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and Emerging Markets; Global Diversification; Where in the World Should You Invest?; T. Boone Pickens on Energy Independence; Marvin Zonis on the Global Political Economy; Mohamed El-Erian on What Happens When Markets Collide; Bottom Line; Seven: Investor Behaviors; Barry Schwartz Offers a Paradox: Why Less Is More; Jason Zweig Explains the Brain: How Do We Decide? Peter DeMarzo's Five Characteristics of the Herd MentalityPeter Bernstein Explains Why Losses Hurt So Much; Opportunities Lost: The Fear Tax; Richard Thaler's Deal or No Deal; Ori Brafman on What Sways You; Gary Becker on Human Capital; Tim Harford Looking Undercover at Economics; Bottom Line; Eight: What's in It for Me?; The Million-Dollar Myth; Socially Responsible Investing (SRI); How Charity and a Legacy Are More Than Money; Changing Lives in One Minute with Ken Blanchard; Money and Happiness with Arthur Brooks; The Market Return Benchmark (MRB) Three Timeless, Universal Investing PrinciplesBottom Line; Epilogue; Appendix: Bob McTeer Delivers Free Market Common Sense; Endnotes; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; Recommended Reading and The Investing Revolution Guests; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z|
|Responsibility:||James N. Whiddon ; with Nikki Knotts.|