Personal Finance & Investing

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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Claudia Hammond

RSA, 2016

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Sajay Samuel

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Shivani Siroya

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Neal Gabler and Scott Stossel

The Atlantic, 2016

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Diana Farrell and Rebecca Rosen

The Atlantic, 2016

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Robert Palmer

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Audrey Choi

TED Conferences LLC, 2015

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Joy Sun

TED Conferences LLC, 2014

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Christoph Niemann

99U, 2015

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Josh Luber

TED Conferences LLC, 2015

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Lisa Servon

PopTech, 2013

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Dilip Ratha

TED Conferences LLC, 2014

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Rose Goslinga

TED Conferences LLC, 2014

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Keith Chen

TED Conferences LLC, 2012

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Didier Sornette

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

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Shlomo Benartzi

TED Conferences LLC, 2011

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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.