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Since its initial publication, The Four Pillars of Investing has become a staple for the independent-minded investor looking to make better-informed investment decisions. Written by noted financial expert and neurologist William Bernstein, this time-honored investing guide provides the knowledge and tools for achieving long-term profitability.
Bernstein bridges the four fundamental topics successful investors use to generate exceptional profits on a consistent basis:
From the essential soundness of classic portfolio theory through the inherent wisdom of investing in multiple asset classes, The Four Pillars of Investing provides a distinctive blend of market history, investing theory, and behavioral finance to help you become a successful, self-sufficient investor.
William J. Bernstein, Ph.D., M.D., is a neurologist and the cofounder of the investment management firm Efficient Frontier Advisors. He is the author of three finance books—The Intelligent Asset Allocator, The Four Pillars of Investing, and The Investor’s Manifesto—and two volumes of economic history, The Birth of Plenty and A Splendid Exchange. Bernstein is currently working on a history book exploring the effects of access to technology on human relations and politics.
This is a the best summary I have read for why it makes sense for most investors to use index funds rather than try to pick stocks or actively managed mutual funds. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Mike Brown
I give this to all nephews and nieces as part of their trip from the depths of financial illiteracy. You should too. Recommended to me by famous statistics prof brother. Read morePublished 24 days ago by unkie
One of the quintessential investment books that one should revisit time and again, just to stay the course.Published 25 days ago by Rose Bud
Bernstein is obviously an investing expert and a prolific and gifted writer, but this book is so technical and information-dense that it was very difficult to read. Read morePublished 25 days ago by focus49
Simple, straightforward, intuitive. Best book on investing I have read.Published 1 month ago by DSC
The author presents a complex subject in a very comprehensible way. It suggests that investors can consistently match market results by diversification and choosing index funds... Read morePublished 1 month ago by R. A. Gallant