The Intelligent Investor

First published in the year 1949, The Intelligent Investor, is considered the Bible for the stock market that contains strategies and wisdom to achieve your financial goals. This is the revised edition of the original book that contains updated commentary by Jason Zweig, a famous financial journalist. This revised edition incorporates the recent market trends and how to make money in the highly vulnerable stock market.

Through this book, the greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham’s philosophy of “value investing” — which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies — has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.

Over the years, market developments have proven the wisdom of Graham’s strategies. While preserving the integrity of Graham’s original text, this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig, whose perspective incorporates the realities of today’s market, draws parallels between Graham’s examples and today’s financial headlines, and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham’s principles.

Vital and indispensable, this Harper Business Essentials edition of The Intelligent Investor is the most important book you will ever read on how to reach your financial goals.

  • Author: Benjamin Graham
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Originally published: 1949
Best Quotes From "The Intelligent Investor"
  • “The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.”
  • “An investment operation is one which, upon thorough analysis, promises safety of principal and an adequate return. Operations not meeting these requirements are speculative.”
  • “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
  • “The stock investor is neither right or wrong because others agreed or disagreed with him; he is right because his facts and analysis are right.”
  • “People who invest make money for themselves; people who speculate make money for their brokers.”
About The Author:
Benjamin Graham

British-born American economist, investor, and professor, Benjamin Graham, is known as the ‘father of value investing’ which has been discussed in detail in his two books Security Analysis and The Intelligent Investor. Graham’s investment philosophy covers minimal debt, investor psychology, fundamental analysis, buy-and-hold investing, concentrated diversification, buying within safety margin, activist investing, and contrarian mindsets.

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