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 Arnold S. Wood - Research Foundation Publications
A portfolio of different insights by different authors -- all intended to help us make better choices. Each piece touches on our biases, our embedded beliefs, and considers how these biases and beliefs can help as well as hinder our decisions.
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 Alex Frey - Smashwords
Whether you're a complete investing novice or just confused about all the contradictory advice out there, this is an accessible guide to growing your money the smart and easy way. The book tells you everything you need to know about investing.
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.