Portfolio Selection: Efficient Diversification of Investments
by Harry M. Markowitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons 1959
Number of pages: 356
This is a classic book, representing the first major breakthrough in the field of modern financial theory. In effect, it created the mathematics of portfolio selection in a model which has turned out to be the indispensable building block from which the theory of the demand for risky securities is constructed.
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by AP Faure - Bookboon
This introductory book covers the lifestyle choices faced by the individual over his life (the prudent conduct of which leads to early achievement of the elusive financial security goal - FSG), and the nuts and bolts and principles of investments.
by Peter J. Ferrara, Michael D. Tanner - Cato Institute
A plain-language guide to the problems of Social Security and an alternative based on savings and investment. The authors show how a privatized Social Security system would work and why it would provide a better retirement for future generations.
by Robert Lewis II - Smashwords
The wealthy in America have been using the Insurance Industry in America as their own piggy banks since the start of the industrial revolution. When you do it right you can use this same practice to protect your money all the way until retirement.
by Lawrence Russell - Smashwords
People can benefit greatly, when they decide to follow investment strategies that are: 1) savings-driven, 2) thoroughly diversified, 3) completely passive, 4) risk-adjusted, 5) cost-effective, and 6) tax-efficient. These factors are all interrelated.