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The intelligent investor : a book of practical counsel

Author: Benjamin Graham; Jason Zweig
Publisher: New York : Collins Business Essentials, [2006] ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised edition, First Collins Business Essentials editionView all editions and formats
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"While preserving the integrity of Graham's original text, this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig, whose persepective incorporates the realities of today's market, draws parallels between Graham's examples and today's financial headlines, and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham's principles."--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Graham; Jason Zweig
ISBN: 0060555661 9780060555665
OCLC Number: 78901062
Description: xiv, 623 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction: What this book hopes to accomplish --
Investment versus speculation : results to be expected by the intelligent investor --
The investor and inflation --
A century of stock-market history : the level stock prices in early 1972 --
General portfolio policy : the defensive investor --
The defensive investor and common stocks --
Portfolio policy for the enterprising investor : negative approach --
Portfolio policy for the enterprising investor : the positive side --
The investor and market fluctuations --
Investing in investment funds --
The investor and his advisers --
Security analysis for the lay investor : general approach --
Things to consider about per-share earnings --
A comparison of four listed companies --
Stock selection for the defensive investor --
Stock selection for the enterprising investor --
Convertible issues and warrants --
Four extremely instructive case histories --
A comparison of eight pairs of companies --
Shareholders and managements : dividend policy --
"Margin of safety" as the central concept of investment --
Postscript --
Appendixes : The superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville --
Important rules concerning taxability of investment income and security transactions (in 1972) --
The basics of investment taxation (updated as of 2003) --
The new speculation in common stocks --
A case history: Aetna Maintenance Co. --
Tax accounting for NVF'S Acquisition of Sharon Steel shares --
Technological companies as investments.
Responsibility: Benjamin Graham ; updated with new commentary by Jason Zweig.
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