Passive investing with index funds leads to great wealth over time.

MBA Course: Investing & Portfolio Management-Passive Investing

Active vs. Passive Investing “Wall Street Pares Gains as Bargain-Hunters Retreat,” ~ Associated Press, unknown date Today we are focusing on stock investing only. Unfortunately, many of you out there read headlines such as this one and believe you must rush out and buy or sell. If the headline reports, then it must be important. Act on the headlines at your own peril. You might feel compelled to act when your stock investment falls. You might believe that you know just the right time to buy o…

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MBA Course: Investing & Portfolio Management-Class 1

“When the weather changes, nobody believes the laws of physics have changed. Similarly, I don’t believe that when the stock market goes into terrible gyrations its rules have changed.” Benoit Mandelbrot This brilliant mathematician speaks to the fact that the price of common stocks goes up and down. Plain and simple, that is where the risk comes from.

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I’ve probably read several hundred investment books and I’m writing a personal finance book myself right now! Yet, this book is so thorough and concise, I am tempted to just post a link to it on my website and retire! Or at least, say nothing more about investing other than to read: THE ELEMENTS OF INVESTING, BY BURTON G. MALKIEL AND CHARLES D. ELLIS!

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