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Personal Finance & Investing Summaries

If you are a private investor, these summaries will help you find a suitable investment strategy according to market conditions and your desired level of risk. Learn about stocks, bonds, derivatives, precious metals, real estate and much more.

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What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know
Book

Brian S. Cohen and John Kador

McGraw-Hill, 2013

(8)

The Intelligent Investor
Book
 

Benjamin Graham

HarperBusiness, 2005

(10)

The Way to Wealth
Book
 

Benjamin Franklin

Applewood Books, 1986

(9)

The Art of Being Unreasonable
Book
 

Eli Broad

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012

(7)

The New Advisor for Life
Book

Stephen D. Gresham

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011

(7)

Do More, Spend Less
Book
 

Brad Wilson

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(7)

Inside the Black Box
Book
 

Rishi K. Narang

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements
Book

Mary Buffett and David Clark

Scribner, 2008

(8)

Think and Grow Rich
Book
 

Napoleon Hill

Random House, 1987

(8)

Security Analysis
Book
 

Benjamin Graham and David Dodd

McGraw-Hill, 1996

(8)

The Hedge Fund Mirage
Book
 

Simon Lack

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012

(7)

Gold Bubble
Book

Yoni Jacobs

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012

(8)

How to Smell a Rat
Book
 

Ken Fisher and Lara Hoffmans

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009

(9)

A Short History of Financial Euphoria
Book

John Kenneth Galbraith

Penguin, 1994

(10)

Aftershock
Book
 

David Wiedemer et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011

(6)

How to Simplify Your Life
Book

Tiki Kustenmacher and Lother J. Seiwert

McGraw-Hill, 2004

(9)

The Warren Buffett Way
Book

Robert G. Hagstrom

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995

(7)

How Can We Predict the Next Financial Crisis?
Video

Didier Sornette

TED Conferences LLC, 6/2013

(7)

Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl
Book
 

LouAnn Lofton

HarperBusiness, 2011

(7)

Dice Have No Memory
Book

William Bonner

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011

(8)

Risky Is the New Safe
Book
 

Randy Gage

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012

(5)

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Personal Finance & Investing

Most folks dream of striking it rich – or at least making a few bucks off of their investments. Considering man’s universal desire to turn money into more money, it’s not at all surprising that personal finance and investing is among the most popular categories in getAbstract’s library. With roughly 250 summaries of the best personal investment books in print, we’re confident that you’ll find the answers to all of your financial questions. The investment books our writers have expertly summarized appeal to the full range of investors, from wide-eyed novices to old pros. You’ll learn about a number of investment philosophies and whether you’re best suited to take risks or more comfortable with a conservative approach. Many of our summaries deal with the psychology of investing and the role intuition plays in your decisions. You’ll find information galore about the way financial markets operate and strategies that can help you capitalize on fluctuating economic conditions.

Covering All the Bases

The diversity of subjects in this category will impress you. Perhaps you’re just looking for some help managing your household budget or digging your way out of credit card debt. Maybe you’re a new investor and need an introduction to the fundamentals of the stock market and the differences between stocks, bonds and CDs. Or you’re thinking about dabbling in precious metals or trying your hand at day trading. Sophisticated investors will find plenty of information on derivatives, IPOs and real estate. Remember that the small investment you make in getAbsract will pay handsome dividends.