• Common Sense on Mutual Funds

  • New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor
  • By: John C. Bogle
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-15-05
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Penton Overseas, Inc.
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.0 (68 ratings)

Regular price: $13.27

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Publisher's Summary

When Jack Bogle speaks, people listen. A leading thinker and visionary who single-handedly transformed the mutual fund business, his name is synonymous with excellence in mutual funds as Warren Buffett's is with excellence in stock investing. This eye-opening work examines the fundamentals of mutual fund investing and shows investors how to revolutionize their portfolios by embracing simplicity and then avoiding industry pitfalls.
©1999 John C. Bogle (P)2000 Penton Overseas, Inc. Published by Penton Overseas, Inc. and Audio Scholar, Inc.
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3 out of 5 stars
By TangoDude on 11-20-10

Directionally correct, but outdated

This was not a value purchase and I think that there are far better alternatives. The main take-away is that low cost index funds, properly allocated beat actively managed funds. There is a strong recommendation to avoid international funds, which is a big miss as asset allocation models of today include international investments usually proportional to capitalization. For the price and the content better value can be found elsewhere. That being said, we all owe Bogle gratitude for being an early pioneer in asset allocation and low cost funds.

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5 out of 5 stars
By tangzimo on 10-12-16

Great book! Great ideas!

I always like John Bogle! Good book. A must read in investing. Good. Good! Good. Good!

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