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Who does the best parody of Tom Cruise, Scientology Televangelist: Mickey Kaus on Bloggingheads.tv or Jerry O'Connell? (Ed Driscoll)

Cobb bids farewell to Fred:


Finished A Random Walk on Wall Street tonight. Bottom line: if you're looking for something more serious and thorough in its treatment of various investment strategies than The Motley Fool Investment Guide, this is probably the book you want. Where the MFIG concentrates mainly on avoiding the traps and helping you get started in the stock market, Malkiel's book has more to say about other investment vehicles (bonds, cash, etc.) and where those belong in your diversified portfolio. For example, most of you reading this are considerably younger than I am and can stand more risk in your portfolios since you have more time until retirement for the risk to pay off or be mediated by the other, less risky parts of your portfolio. Recommended.

Currently reading: Flashman and the Angel of the Lord.

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materia_indigo
Jan. 25th, 2008 04:15 am (UTC)
I read A Random Walk on Wall Street a few years ago, and really enjoyed it. Good book.
wombat_socho
Jan. 25th, 2008 12:44 pm (UTC)
*nods*
I was sorry to read that the Dogs of the Dow no longer hunt, but EMT being what it is, people were bound to jump on it and drain out all the advantage.
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