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"If you are looking for one book to start with to learn about investing this is a great start. John Bogle founded the Vanguard Group and he is an advocate for low cost index funds. This book will help you learn about mutual fund expenses, how to compare funds against and index and what to look for in management."
"Unfortunately stocks have not delivered good returns during the last decade, however, over the long run they are still the best investment according to Jeremy Siegel. This book offers a great overview of investing with a focus on the long term investor, different options available and a new section on emerging markets."
"This book is a classic and offers a great overview of investing in the stock market. A key point of Malkiel's book is his analysis how hard it is to beat the stock market and why investing is like a random walk. The book goes into details and can be too dry for many. Stick with Bogle's book for an easier read."
"Burton Malkiel is a professor of economics at Princeton and author of the classic A Random Walk Down Wall Street. This book is a practical guide how to invest in China. Malkiel offers specific advice such as what percent of your portfolio should be invested in China, what ETFs are best and how to indirectly play China's growth."
"When most people think of investing they think of stocks and bonds. Jim Rogers has been an advocate for investing in commodities for years. Whether it is oil, wheat or sugar, Rogers argues they are an important asset class which individual investors should have exposure to. This book will help you to learn more about commodities and how to invest appropriately in them."