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Fantastically Funny Stories

by Michael Rosen
| Item # Q2997
Fantastically Funny Stories Q2997
Format: Paperback
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Beyond an investment process that involves charts, formulas, and financial analyses lies an art based on imagination and timeless tenets. Beyond Wall Street showcases the masters of the art of investing: those whose success is built upon vision, brilliance, and the classic principles from which anyone can learn. This unprecedented book, based on the popular PBS series, features a gamut of investment styles and subjects, from global investing to mutual funds, emerging markets to index funds, value investing to quantitaive analysis, fixed-income securities to investor psychology. Beyond Wall Street compares and contrasts the strategies of eight of the world's leading investors through substantive and compelling tales of what brought them to their successes. Unique, thoughtful, and often irreverent, these prominent figures reveal, to the expert and novice investor alike, how brilliant investing is a feat of creativity, composition, and conviction. Foster Friess founded the Brandywine Fund in 1985 and has managed it to a stunning 560.4% return on investment and an annual average of 18.3%. When you buy a stock, "forget what you paid for it and when you bought it. We only want to look at where the stock is going. It doesn't matter where it's been." Steward for more than 30 years of the hugely successful Windsor Fund, now retired John Neff scored in value investing by buying downtrodden stocks with confidence that the pendulum will swing back for sound companies that have fallen from grace. Neff's kind of company bangs pots and pans in the dim, dusty, and foreboding basement. To Neff, that cacophony sounds like great investments calling for attention. Bringing a messianic fervor to quantitative analysis, Barr Rosenberg's computer-driven strategies are firmly planted in traditional, fundamental stock analysis. "The idea is to look at companies that are in similar businesses, compare them with one another, and find the ones that are the most attractive." President of the $13

Product Information

  • AuthorMichael Rosen
  • Page Count61
  • ISBN100753458764
  • ISBN139780753458761
  • PublisherRoaring Brook Press
  • Year Published2005
  • Grade Level1 - 5
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectHumorous stories (Children's/YA)
    General fiction (Children's/YA)
    Short stories (Children's/YA)
  • IllustratorMik Brown
  • ImprintKingfisher

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