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By Benjamin Graham

"A highway map for making an investment that i've got now been following for fifty seven years."
--From the Foreword by way of Warren E. Buffett

First released in 1934, Security Analysis is without doubt one of the so much influential monetary books ever written. promoting multiple million copies via 5 versions, it has supplied generations of traders with the undying worth making an investment philosophy and strategies of Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd.

As proper at the present time as after they first seemed approximately seventy five years in the past, the lessons of Benjamin Graham, “the father of price investing,” have withstood the attempt of time throughout a large variety of industry stipulations, international locations, and asset classes.

This new 6th version, in response to the vintage 1940 model, is greater with 2 hundred extra pages of observation from a few of today’s major Wall highway cash managers. those masters of worth making an investment clarify why the rules and strategies of Graham and Dodd are nonetheless hugely proper even in today’s significantly various markets. The contributor checklist includes:

  • Seth A. Klarman, president of The Baupost workforce, L.L.C. and writer of Margin of Safety
  • James Grant, founding father of Grant's rate of interest Observer, basic companion of Nippon companions
  • Jeffrey M. Laderman, twenty-five 12 months veteran of BusinessWeek
  • Roger Lowenstein, writer of Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist and When the US Aged and outdoors Director, Sequoia Fund
  • Howard S. Marks, CFA, Chairman and Co-Founder, Oaktree Capital administration L.P.
  • J. Ezra Merkin, coping with accomplice, Gabriel Capital team .
  • Bruce Berkowitz, Founder, Fairholme Capital administration.
  • Glenn H. Greenberg, Co-Founder and handling Director, Chieftain Capital administration
  • Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset administration, Columbia enterprise tuition
  • David Abrams, handling Member, Abrams Capital

Featuring a foreword by way of Warren E. Buffett (in which he finds that he has learn the 1940 masterwork “at least 4 times”), this new version of Security Analysis will reacquaint you with the principles of price investing―more proper than ever within the tumultuous twenty first century markets.

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