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The Book of Investing Wisdom | [Warren E. Buffett, Jim Rogers, Peter Lynch, more (edited by Peter Krass)]

The Book of Investing Wisdom

Listen to writings by Warren Buffet, Peter Lynch, George Soros, and other leading figures of finance. In their own words, these legends of Wall Street share their best investment ideas and advice. The Book of Investing Wisdom offers unique insights into how these professionals and others achieved financial success through intelligent investing.
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Publisher's Summary

Listen to writings by Warren Buffet, Peter Lynch, George Soros, and other leading figures of finance. In their own words, these legends of Wall Street share their best investment ideas and advice. The Book of Investing Wisdom offers unique insights into how these professionals and others achieved financial success through intelligent investing. It will inspire and motivate everyone from the professional money manager to the do-it-yourself investor to the business student.

This program includes:

  • Warren E. Buffet: "Track Record is Everything"
  • Jim Rogers: "Get Smart and Make a Fortune"
  • Peter Lynch: "Stalking the Tenbagger"
  • Edward C. Johnson II: "Contrary Opinion in Stock Market Techniques"
  • Peter L. Bernstein: "Is Investing for the Long Term a Theory or Just Mumbo-Jumbo?"
  • Mario Gabelli: "Grand Slam Hitting"
  • Robert R. Prechter: "Elvis, Frankenstein, and Andy Warhol"
  • George Soros: "After Black Monday"
  • Leo Melamed: "The Art of Futures Trading"
  • Martin E. Zweig: "Selling Short - It's Not Un-American"

    ©1999 by Peter Krass; Published by Arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; (P)2000 by Penton Overseas, Inc. Published by Penton Overseas, Inc. and Audio Scholar, Inc.

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      Janine Chandler, AZ, USA 09-30-03
      Janine Chandler, AZ, USA 09-30-03
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      "Excellent book"

      Whether you're interested in Fundamental or Technical trading, this book has snippets of wisdom for everyone. It won't tell you a particular stock to buy, but it will help you understand a variety of aspect of the market and help you define your philosophy of trading. Both the introductions and the readings themselves are enlightening. Very enjoyable listening!

      44 of 45 people found this review helpful
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      Jose Marco Island 06-20-07
      Jose Marco Island 06-20-07 Member Since 2006
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      "Different perspectives"

      Very interesting overview of different investment perspectives ranging from the pure horse sense approach to the almost esoteric analysis explained by the practitioners themselves. Excellent narration captures each individual style.

      9 of 9 people found this review helpful
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      Thomas WindsorUnited Kingdom 04-07-05
      Thomas WindsorUnited Kingdom 04-07-05 Member Since 2004
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      "A solid choice"

      This book is both interesting and useful. It offers exposure to a wide variety of investing related topics. I believe most individual investors will find something useful in this book. If you are looking at some different investing books I recommend this one and Peter Lynch's "One Up on Wall Street". I recommend these two above "Forbes: Greatest Investing Stories" and "Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits (Philip Fisher).

      18 of 19 people found this review helpful
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      Stephen United States 01-09-12
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      "Excellent book..great insight on investing"
      Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

      Yes. Good view on various investment thoughts.


      What other book might you compare The Book of Investing Wisdom to and why?

      John Bogles books on investing.


      What does Richard Poe bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

      Much better to listen to it than read it. Allows one to conentrate on the issues rather than just reading the words.


      What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

      Look around and you will see investment opportunities.


      Any additional comments?

      Really enjoyed the wide range of investment thoughts.

      1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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      Murray Marshall Calgary, Alta Canada 01-14-14
      Murray Marshall Calgary, Alta Canada 01-14-14 Member Since 2013

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      "Very Helpful Great narration!"
      Where does The Book of Investing Wisdom rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

      I have owned this audiobook for a few years now. It was the first audiobook I purchased from amazon. I enjoyed the collective wisdom from the all star cast whose methods range from commodities,trading options ,shorting stocks and the Elliot wave theory method. Like the masters buffet and lynch I also enjoyed the lesser known authors and their methodologies. The collective cast of names along with their wisdom there is sure to be some benefit no matter what your investing strategy. A good listen and very well narrated!


      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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      William SALEM, OREGON, United States 06-02-13
      William SALEM, OREGON, United States 06-02-13
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      "Very good survey from some good articles"

      This is a collection of articles from various authors writing about investing. The book covers a good variety of topics. While this is not a beginner's guide to investing, it has information of value for anyone interested in commentary on various investment topics.

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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      Paul SEAFORD, Australia 01-30-13
      Paul SEAFORD, Australia 01-30-13
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      "Packed with insight!"
      Would you listen to The Book of Investing Wisdom again? Why?

      I am planning to listen to this book a number of times, to really absorb, learn & retain more and more of the timeless insight and wisdom packed into such an easy and captivating listen!


      What other book might you compare The Book of Investing Wisdom to and why?

      this is the first book I have come across that has this kind of information packed into such an easy to understand format.


      What does Richard Poe bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

      Richard Poe is actually very good to listen to especially compared to a lot of the other audio books I've listened to. I would say he is great story teller, it is not like you are trying to listen to the information, instead you just get absorbed into the story of the information & there for remember more through the experience of it all.


      What did you learn from The Book of Investing Wisdom that you would use in your daily life?

      it has really opened my mind to the different ways to look at investing and the different areas of investing, and to look at what is happening in the world around me to know what areas to focus my efforts on. it helps me know what to be mindful of when investing to help manage risk.


      Any additional comments?

      it is real short but I found I am still able to get a lot out of it!

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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      Tyler Coral Springs, FL, United States 11-20-12
      Tyler Coral Springs, FL, United States 11-20-12 Member Since 2012
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      "Brilliant reading"
      Would you listen to The Book of Investing Wisdom again? Why?

      The reader reminds me of an old radio program, in how he introduces the story and then tells it. It was a wonderful way of presenting this information. Absolutely loved it!


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      Rafael CAMPINAS, Brazil 05-21-12
      Rafael CAMPINAS, Brazil 05-21-12 Member Since 2011
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      What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

      It's possible of having a few insights on the investment styles of this "audiobook"(although I have great difficulty of seeing it as a complete book, because it is so short), the essays are really to quick to deliver the depth required for the useful appliance on the hard practice of financial practice.


      Would you ever listen to anything by the authors again?

      Not from the same publishers.


      Did the narration match the pace of the story?

      A bit too fast.


      You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

      Because of the above reasons.


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      "excellent book"

      This is very good and will give you some great tips. I think that this is probably aimed at those with at least a basic knowledge of shares and investments but even if you don't then I am sure that you will still enjoy this.

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