The Intelligent Investor: The Classic Text on Value Investing by BENJAMIN GRAHAM

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Regarded as the Father of Value Investing, Benjamin Graham lays down his expertise in investing by introducing approaches, concepts, and strategies for smart investing. Since its publication in 1949, The Intelligent Investor has been loved by its readers and Graham’s followers. The revised edition features the preserved text of Benjamin Graham plus commentary of distinct financial journalist Jason Zweig. 

This classic has come a long way and has earned its spot as one of the must-read books for investing and finance. 

About the Author

Benjamin Graham is an American economist and professional investor. Graham’s introduction of timeless approaches and strategies in investing has earned him a huge number of followers. Some of his students became successful investors as well. Graham’s contribution to value investing etched his name in the finance sector and will remain there for ages. Graham taught at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Columbia Business School. Along with The Intelligent Investor, Graham’s well-loved book is Security Analysis, which he wrote with David Dodd.

 Table of Contents

The Intelligent Investor has four parts and deals with the following contents:

Foreword by John C. Bogle

Introduction: What This Book Expects to Accomplish

Part I: General Approaches to Investment

I What the Intelligent Investor Can Accomplish

II The Investor and Stock-Market Fluctuations

III The Investor and His Advisers

IV General Portfolio Policy: The Defensive Investor

V Portfolio Policy for the Aggressive Investor: Negative Approach

VI Portfolio Policy for the enterprising Investor: The Positive Side

Part II: Principles of Security Selection

VII United States Savings Bonds: A Boon to Investors

VIII Security Analysis for the Lay Investor: General Approach

IX Stock Selection for the Defensive Investor

X Stock Selection for the Enterprising Investor: The Appraisal Method

XI Detection of Undervalued Issues by Security Analysis: Three Examples

XII The Pattern of Change in Stock Earnings and Stock Prices

XIII Group Studies of Earnings and Price Developments

Part III: The Investor as Business Owner

XIV Stockholders and Managements

XV A Study of Stockholder-Management Relations in Two Industries

Part IV: Conclusion

XVI “Margin of Safety” as the Central of Investment


About Benjamin Graham

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