From the Back Cover
"The House That Bogle Built" tells the story of John Bogle, who founded theVanguard Group in 1975, and his outlook on the future of investing. It highlightsBogle's revolutionary, iconoclastic nature and his goal of keepingcosts low and the interests of investors his top priorities--which was in starkcontrast to others in the mutual fund business, who were greedy for higherprofits and management fees. Bogle quickly developed a reputation as beingthe "conscience" of the industry and has since been revered for helpingreform its practices.
Featuring never-before-published research and interviews with Bogle himself, "The House That Bogle Built" covers Bogle's views about Vanguard, hissuccessor Jack Brennan, and the current crisis in the world of investing. Boglefirmly believes that institutional investors, who own 70 percent of the sharesof U.S. corporations, have done far too little to ensure that companies avoidfinancial recklessness.
"The House That Bogle Built" provides unprecedented insight into one of thegreatest minds of modern financial history.
About the Author
Lewis Braham is a journalist whose work has appeared in a number of business publications, including BusinessWeek, SmartMoney, and Bloomberg Markets.