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Don't Count on It! | [John C. Bogle]

Don't Count on It!

Throughout his legendary career, John Bogle-founder of the Vanguard mutual fund group and creator of the first index mutual fund-has helped investors build wealth the right way, while, at the same time, leading a tireless campaign to restore common sense to the investment world. Widely acclaimed for his role as the conscience of the mutual fund industry and a relentless advocate for individual investors, in Don't Count on It, Bogle continues to inspire, while pushing the mutual fund industry to measure up.
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Publisher's Summary

Reflections on Investment Illusions, Capitalism, "Mutual" Funds, Indexing, Entrepreneurship, Idealism, and Heroes

Throughout his legendary career, John Bogle-founder of the Vanguard mutual fund group and creator of the first index mutual fund-has helped investors build wealth the right way, while, at the same time, leading a tireless campaign to restore common sense to the investment world.

A collection of essays based on speeches delivered to professional groups and college students in recent years, Don't Count on It is organized around eight themes

  • Illusion versus reality in investing
  • Indexing to market returns
  • Failures of capitalism
  • The flawed structure of the mutual fund industry
  • The spirit of entrepreneurship
  • What is enough in business, and in life
  • Advice to America's future leaders
  • The unforgettable characters who have shaped his career

Widely acclaimed for his role as the conscience of the mutual fund industry and a relentless advocate for individual investors, in Don't Count on It, Bogle continues to inspire, while pushing the mutual fund industry to measure up to their promise.

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©2011 John C. Bogle (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    Orhan 04-28-14 Member Since 2008
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    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    less dull, less dull, even less dull, say something please just say something real


    What could John C. Bogle have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    quit plugging stuff


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    so dull


    What character would you cut from Don't Count on It!?

    quit plugging prior books, and get to the POINT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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    So dull....

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    Sean CM Marin, CA, USA 01-29-14
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    Would you try another book from John C. Bogle and/or Mel Foster?

    Some interesting stuff but everything could have been conveyed in about 20 minutes. Don't waste your money on this.


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