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Markets Never Forget (but People Do)

How your Memory Is Costing You Money and Why This Time Isn't Different
Fisher, Kenneth L. (Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Markets Never Forget (but People Do)
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"Sir John Templeton, legendary investor, was famous for saying, "The four most dangerous words in investing are, 'This time it's different.'" He knew that though history doesn't repeat, not exactly, history is an excellent guide for investors.In Markets Never Forget But People Do: How Your Memory Is Costing You Money and Why This Time Isn't Different, long-time Forbes columnist, CEO of Fisher Investments, and 4-time New York Times bestselling author Ken Fisher shows how and why investors' memories fail them--and how costly that can be. More important, he shows steps investors can take to begin reducing errors they repeatedly make. The past is never indicative of the future, but history can be one powerful guide in shaping forward looking expectations. Readers can learn how to see the world more clearly--and learn to make fewer errors--by understanding just a bit of investing past"--
Authors: Fisher, Kenneth L.
Statement of Responsibility: Ken Fisher with Lara Hoffmans
Title: Markets never forget (but people do)
how your memory is costing you money and why this time isn't different
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xix, 216 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-210) and index
Summary: "Sir John Templeton, legendary investor, was famous for saying, "The four most dangerous words in investing are, 'This time it's different.'" He knew that though history doesn't repeat, not exactly, history is an excellent guide for investors.In Markets Never Forget But People Do: How Your Memory Is Costing You Money and Why This Time Isn't Different, long-time Forbes columnist, CEO of Fisher Investments, and 4-time New York Times bestselling author Ken Fisher shows how and why investors' memories fail them--and how costly that can be. More important, he shows steps investors can take to begin reducing errors they repeatedly make. The past is never indicative of the future, but history can be one powerful guide in shaping forward looking expectations. Readers can learn how to see the world more clearly--and learn to make fewer errors--by understanding just a bit of investing past"--
Subject Headings: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Investments & Securities. bisacsh Finance, Personal Portfolio management Investments
Topical Term: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Investments & Securities
Finance, Personal
Portfolio management
Investments
Additional Contributors: Hoffmans, Lara
LCCN: 2011037193
ISBN: 111809154X
9781118091548
Branch Call Number: 332.6 F
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Mar 06, 2012
  • bbb1771 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A well written positive perspective on US and Global markets that offers a different point of view to mainstream financial media. Worth a read from every nervous investor.

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