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Title: The Ivy Portfolio

The book will also showcase a method to follow the smart money and piggyback the top hedge funds and their stock-picking abilities. A do-it-yourself guide to investing like the renowned Harvard and Yale endowments. "The Ivy Portfolio" shows step-by-step how to track and mimic the investment strategies of the highly successful Harvard and Yale endowments. Using the endowment Policy Portfolios as a guide, the authors illustrate how an investor can develop a strategic asset allocation using an ETF-based investment approach
Author(s): Mebane T. Faber;Eric W. Richardson
ISBN 13: 9781118008850
Pages: 240
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Title: How to Buy Stocks

A new edition of a classic stock market guide offers clear explanations and reasonable and understandable advice on investments, updating information to cover new regulations and new opportunities. 30,000 first printing.
Author(s): Louis C. Engel
ISBN 13: 9780316353809
Pages: 416
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Title: The Investment Answer

What if there were a way to cut through all the financial mumbo-jumbo? Wouldnt it be great if someone could really explain to us--in plain and simple English--the basics we must know about investing in order to insure our financial freedom? At last, heres good news. Jargon-free and written for all investors--experienced, beginner, and everyone in between--The Investment Answer distills the process into just five decisions--five straightforward choices that can lead to safe and sound ways to manage your money.
Author(s): Daniel C. Goldie
Pages: 96
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Title: The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't

The founder of FiveThirtyEight.com challenges myths about predictions in subjects ranging from the financial market and weather to sports and politics, profiling the world of prediction to explain how readers can distinguish true signals ...
Author(s): Nate Silver
ISBN 13: 9780143125082
Pages: 560
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Title: The Complete Guide to Capital Markets for Quantitative Professionals

This is the only book quants need to understand the essentials of Wall Street business, Wall Street's common quantitative problems and solutions, and where their research fits in and adds value.
Author(s): Alex Kuznetsov
ISBN 13: 9780071468299
Pages: 554
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Title: The Psychology of Intelligence Analysis

This volume pulls together and republishes, with some editing, updating, and additions, articles written during 1978-86 for internal use within the CIA Directorate of Intelligence.
Author(s): Richard J. Heuer
ISBN 13: 9781907521232
Pages: 210
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Title: The Prudent Investors Guide to Beating Wall Street at Its Own Game

Praise for previous edition! "Timely and practical. This book brings the leading edge of investment information to the prudent investor in an understandable way, it's a book that should be on every investor's desk.
Author(s): John J. Bowen;Daniel C. Goldie
ISBN 13: 9780070527607
Pages: 178
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Title: Contrarian Investment Strategies

This is the climate that tests the mettle of the pros, the worries of the average investor, and the success of David Dreman's brilliant new strategies for the next millennium.
Author(s): David Dreman
ISBN 13: 9780684813509
Pages: 464
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Alpha

Larry Swedroe, author of the bestselling series of "The Only Guide" investment books, and co-author Andrew Berkin bring you the quantitatively chilling tale of "The Incredible Shrinking Alpha.
Author(s): Larry E. Swedroe;Andrew L. Berkin
ISBN 13: 9780692336519
Pages: 125
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Title: The Wisdom of Crowds

Looks at the theory that large groups have more collective intelligence than a smaller number of experts, drawing on a wide range of disciplines to offer insight into such topics as politics, business, and the environment.
Author(s): James Surowiecki
ISBN 13: 9780385721707
Pages: 306
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Title: Fooled By Randomness

Contends that randomness and probability have a large impact on life, claims that people regularly fail to recognize that role, and tells how to differentiate between randomness in general and the financial markets in particular.
Author(s): Nassim Taleb
ISBN 13: 9780812975215
Pages: 316
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