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'The most damaging half truth for savers is “performance matters more than expenses”. Read this book carefully and the financial services industry will have one fewer easy victim, but you will have a sound base for a lifetime of successful investment.'
Martin White, Chair of UK Shareholders Association
This is one of those great big books to buy and then tuck away for constant reference. It's a tour through everything from managing a portfolio to establishing a fair intrinsic value for a share. If it moves in the world of investing, it’s probably here.'
David Stevenson, 'Adventurous Investor' in the Financial Times
‘Informative and easy to read, Glen Arnold has produced arguably the most comprehensive book there is today on stock market investing and one that unquestionably will give an edge to any retail investor. This is a must read for anyone serious about investing.'
Simon Thompson, Companies Editor, Investors Chronicle
The Financial Times Guide to Investing is the definitive introduction to the art of successful stock market investing. Bestselling author Glen Arnold takes you from the basics of what investors do and why companies need them through to the practicalities of buying and selling shares and how to make the most from your money. He describes different types of investment vehicles and advises you on how to be successful at picking companies, understanding their accounts, managing a sophisticated portfolio, measuring performance and risk and setting up an investment club.
The third edition of this investing classic will give you everything you need to choose your shares with skill and confidence. Thoroughly updated, this edition now includes:
- Comprehensive advice about unit trusts and other collective investments
- A brand new section on dividend payments and what to watch out for
- An expanded jargon-busting glossary to demystify those complex phrases and concepts
- Recent Financial Times articles and tables to illustrate and expand on case studies and examples
- Detailed updates of changes to tax rates and legislation as well as increases in ISA allowances and revisions to capital gains tax
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The Financial Times Guide to Wealth Management is your comprehensive guide to achieving financial security and stability by planning, preserving and enhancing your wealth. As well as being fully updated throughout, it includes five new chapters on socially responsible and impact investing; property, land and woodlands; single premium investment bonds; non-trust structures and young people and money.
Whether you’re a beginner wanting an introduction to financial planning or an experienced investor looking to pass your wealth on to others, this is the book for you. Drawing on his 25 years’ experience as a financial adviser to successful families, and written in clear and concise language, Jason Butler will give you both the understanding and confidence you need to make successful financial decisions, enabling you to:
- Define your life goals and financial personality so that you can build an effective wealth plan
- Navigate the maze of investment options and choose the best one for your needs
- Understand when and how to get professional help which delivers value
- Clarify the need for and role of insurance, tax structures, pensions and trusts
- Develop a wealth succession plan which matches your values and preferences
‘One of the best books on stock market investing that I’ve ever read.’
Christopher Gilchrist, Editor, The IRS Report
‘Lucid and perceptive – any intelligent person can follow this guide and be on equal terms or better with the best professional money managers.’
Dr Peter Johnson, Saïd Business School, Oxford University
Is your investment strategy right for you?
Could you be making more money?
The Financial Times Guide to Selecting Shares that Perform helps you identify the approach to buying and selling shares that is best suited to you. It will help you to align your strategy based on the time and money you have available, taking into account your overall objectives and your attitudes to risk and loss.
In this thoroughly updated fifth edition of their bestselling investment classic, Richard Koch and Leo Gough explain 10 distinctive and proven investment techniques for you to choose from. They describe the different tactics needed to succeed in today’s market conditions and show you how it can be fun and profitable to try to beat the stock market.
The Financial Times Guide to Selecting Shares that Perform gives you:
Don’t spend your time worrying whether you can beat the markets: you don’t need to beat them to be a successful investor. By showing you how to build a simple and rational portfolio and tailor it to your specific needs, Investing Demystified will help you generate superior returns.
With his straightforward and jargon-free advice, Lars Kroijer simplies the often complex world of finance and tells you everything you need to know – and everything that you don’t need to worry about – in order to make the most from your investments.
In Investing Demystified you will:
• Discover the mix of stocks, bonds and cash needed for a top performing portfolio
• Learn why the most broadly diversi_ ed and simplest portfolio makes the most sense
• Understand the right level of risk for you and how this affects your investments
• Find out why a low cost approach will yield bene_ ts whilst leaving you with a higher quality portfolio
• Understand the implications of tax and liquidity
'Whether a complete novice, or a professional portfolio manager, this book will give you access to the mindset and techniques of the most successful investors of our time and more importantly, it will help you avoid mistakes. The Great Investors will have a permanent place on my desk.'
Mark Sheridan, Executive Director, Nomura International PLC
Leading investors such as Warren Buffett, Benjamin Graham, Sir John Templeton, George Soros and Anthony Bolton are known throughout the world. How did these people come to be so successful? Which strategies have they used to make their fortunes? And what can you learn from their techniques?
In The Great Investors, Glen Arnold succinctly and accurately describes the investment philosophies of the world’s greatest investors. He explains why they are the best, gives details of their tactics for accumulating wealth, captures the key elements that led to their market-beating successes and teaches you key lessons that you can apply to your own investing strategies.
From the foreword:
‘There are some very special people who seem to possess an exceptional talent for acquiring wealth. I want to explore not just the past triumphs of these masters, but also the key factors they look for as well as the personality traits that allow them to control emotion and think rationally about where to place funds. How does a master of investment hone skills through bitter experience and triumph to develop their approach to accumulating wealth?’
The Great Investors is the story of a number of remarkable men: John Templeton, George Soros, Warren Buffett, Benjamin Graham, Philip Fisher, Peter Lynch, Anthony Bolton and John Neff. Whether you’re new to investing, have had success in the markets, or you’re a professional investor or fund manger, you’ll benefit from reading about their proven, and successful, trading philosophies.
The Great Investorswill show you how to:
· Be a business analyst rather than a security analyst
· Do your homework and develop a broad social, economic and political awareness
· Control emotion so as not to get swept away by the market
· Be consistent in your approach, even when you have bad years
· See the wood for the trees and not over complicate your portfolio
· Learn from your investing
· Be self reliant, stand aside from the crowd and follow your own logic
· Take reasonable risk
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