Seize control of your financial future with rock-solid advice from two of the world's leading investment experts
Investors today are bombarded with conflicting advice about how to handle the increasingly volatile stock market. From pronouncements of the "death of diversification" to the supposed virtues of crypto, investors can be forgiven for being thoroughly confused.
It's time to return to the basics. In the 10th Anniversary Edition of The Elements of Investing: Easy Lessons for Every Investor, investment legends Burton G. Malkiel and Charles D. Ellis deliver straightforward, digestible lessons in the investment rules and principles you need to follow to mitigate risk and realize long-term success in the markets.
Divided into six essential elements of investing, this concise book will teach you how to:
- Focus on the long-term and ignore short-term market fluctuations and movements
- Use employer-sponsored plans to supercharge your savings and returns and minimize your taxes
- Understand crucial investment subjects, like diversification, rebalancing, dollar-cost averaging, and indexing
So, forget the flavor of the week. Stick with the timeless and invaluable advice followed by the world's most successful retail investors.
About the Author
BURTON G. MALKIEL is the Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics Emeritus at Princeton University and the author of the bestselling A Random Walk Down Wall Street. Malkiel has served on the President's Council of Economic Advisers, as dean of the Yale School of Management, as chair of Princeton's Economics Department, and as a director of major corporations. He is currently the Chief Investment Officer of Wealthfront. CHARLES D. ELLIS is a consultant to large public and private institutional investors. For three decades, he was managing partner of Greenwich Associates, the international business strategy consulting firm. He has taught investing at both Harvard and Yale and is the author of seventeen books, including the bestselling Winning the Loser's Game.