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Beyond Wall Street: The Art of Investing

ISBN: 978-0-471-24737-1
240 pages
February 1998
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Insight and advice on mastering the art of investing-from some of the biggest names in the business

This invaluable volume presents what the experts' experts-Peter Bernstein, Gary Brinson, Foster Friess, John Neff, Barr Rosenberg, Mark Mobius, William Gross,and William Sharpe-have to say about risk, asset allocation, growth investing, index funds, value investing, quantitative analysis, fixed-income securities, and emerging markets.

"Essential reading for both novice and expert investors, the profiles in Beyond Wall Street show how the country's most successful investors make money. Read this and learn what it takes to come out on top."-Jane Bryant Quinn, Newsweek columnist, Author of Making the Most of Your Money

"Beyond Wall Street achieves a laudable balance between human drama and sage advice, and the sages involved are some of the finest investors of our time."-Ed Finn, Editor, Barron's

"This book serves a delicious blend of the techniques and biographies of some of the greatest professional vestors and financial scholars. Anyone serious about long-term investment success will profit from the indispensable insights of these diverse masters."-Roger A. Segal, Investors' Bookshelf (TheStreet.com)

"This book is a wonderful source of knowledge for investors ranging from novice to professional. We can all learn something from today's most accomplished thinkers and practitioners."-Elizabeth J. Mackay, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist, Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.
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Table of Contents

Growth: Flying High.

Value: Buying into Weakness.

Quantitative: The Automated Investor.

Index Funds: "If You Can't Beat 'Em..." Emerging Markets: Braving the Frontier.

Fixed Income: Betting on Bonds.

Asset Allocation: Ninety Percent of the Game.

Risk and Investor Psychology: Worth the Risk.



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Author Information

STEVEN L. MINTZ is the New York Bureau Chief at CFO Magazine, a publication of The Economist Group dedicated to the latest financial thinking and how it is being implemented in today's world. He is also author of Five Eminent Contrarians.

DANA DAKIN and THOMAS WILLISON are founders of Dakin & Willison, a marketing and communications consulting firm for the financial services industry and a co-producing partner with WNET for the PBS series.
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