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Harriman’s NEW Book of Investing Rules

The do’s and don’ts of the world’s best investors

By Christopher Parker

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Harriman’s NEW Book of Investing Rules

The do’s and don’ts of the world’s best investors

By Christopher Parker

Jacket text

Every investor needs an edge. Where better to look than the rules of the world’s best investors?

These are the do’s and don’ts that have driven profits in the billions. They are the practical precepts of many of the best investors in the UK and the US and further afield – the wisdom of the money manager who outperformed the market by staggering percentages for three decades in a row, of the private investor who once trained the professionals in the City, of the ex-hedge fund manager who now advocates the simplest investing system in the world.

And 50+ MORE of the most interesting minds in modern investing, from Wall Street to Westminster and back again.

The legendary Harriman Book of Investing Rules is back with a massive, all-new volume – packed with hundreds of pages of compelling content, bringing you the arguments of the very best investing minds around the globe in one unputdownable book.

About the author

Christopher Parker is an editor and designer at Harriman House.

Reviews

Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules: The Do’s & Dont’s Of The Worlds Best Investors is a phenomenal book which takes the wisdom of 50+ field-tested investment experts and compresses it down into each individuals investing rules. Allowing you to learn decades of financial experience in simple, quick to read chapters.

I have already gained dozens of new insights and ideas, Harriman has done a fantastic job bringing this together.

Sam Jefferies, Money Nest

“… Make it a rule to buy this book! Coming in at over 500 pages Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules is a hefty tome, packed full of expert insights and super value for money. While it is a lengthy volume overall, it can easily be used to dip into from time to time as each article is typically between five to ten pages long…. There are no shortage of tips, hints and advice for both the amateur and professional investor alike.”

Richard Gill, Master Investor Magazine

“If you’re looking for a single book that can give you the uncanny ability to quote dozens of famous investors at your next dinner party, Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules should be top of your shopping list … [T]his is the kind of easy-to-read collection that you can dip in and out of as the mood takes you.”

Sarah Moore, MoneyWeek

“By far the best-value way to improve one’s investing returns is to buy Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules … The book offers more than 500 pages of hard-won wisdom and could surely help anyone who follows its advice to grow their portfolio.”

Luke Johnson, The Sunday Times

“…over 500 pages of wisdom from 64 noted American and British investors. It’s a smorgasbord of ideas from which the reader can pick and choose.”

Brenda Jubin, Investing.com

Media coverage

From Moneywise:

Readers of this month’s magazine are also in with the chance of winning a luxurious stay in one of 16 Hand Picked Hotels, as well as a copy of Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules, which includes views from some of the managers of our First 50 Funds for beginner investors.

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From Seeking Alpha:

Wonderful resource to have at fingertips of any investor or trader…. There are a lot of “aha!” moments presented in easy to absorb way. Of course a reader should do due diligence for each “aha!” moment as well as for any confusing rules and lists of books provided by each contributor at the beginning of… Read more »

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From Samuel Jefferies, Money Nest:

Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules: The Do’s & Don’ts of the Worlds Best Investors is a phenomenal book which takes the wisdom of 50+ field-tested investment experts and compresses it down into each individuals investing rules. Allowing you to learn decades of financial experience in simple, quick to read chapters. I have already gained… Read more »

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From Master Investor:

The authors of the book are as diverse as the topics covered… … Many famous fund managers make a contribution to the book, including Anthony Bolton, Jeroen Bos, Gervais Williams and Nick Train. Train’s views on the world are particularly interesting… … Make it a rule to buy this book! Coming in at over 500… Read more »

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From MoneyWeek:

If you’re looking for a single book that can give you the uncanny ability to quote dozens of famous investors at your next dinner party, Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules should be top of your shopping list.

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From Yahoo Finance News:

Investing in a business only makes sense if you believe it will outperform the market over a specific period of time. According to former Old Mutual fund manager Ashton Bradbury — one of 64contributors to Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules — this outperformance will come from at least one of the following: The company… Read more »

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From Bloomberg Radio:

Markus Karlsson interviews Gervais Williams and Andrew Craig on Daybreak Europe. He remarks: “A fairly wealthy source of investing advice … a real brick!”

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From Jeremy Prescott :

This is an updated compendium of investing rules from over 60 mainly UK and US professional investors. With so many contributors, many of the “rules” naturally contradict each other – for example, stockpickers’ recommendations of running concentrated and directly-invested portfolios (to avoid “diworsification”) conflicting with the index trackers counselling the use of ETFs and diversification… Read more »

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From Bloomberg:

(Bloomberg) — The synchronised level of global growth that we are currently seeing indicates that we are in the latter stages of the bull market cycle, says Andrew Craig and Gervais Williams, authors of “Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules”. They told Daybreak Europe’s Markus Karlsson that investors must keep an eye on changes in… Read more »

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From The Sunday Times:

By far the best-value way to improve one’s investing returns is to buy Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules. This is a fresh edition of a manual first published 16 years ago. It costs a mere £19.99 and includes practical contributions from more than 50 investment experts on how to generate profits by buying and… Read more »

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From Investing.com:

Herewith a tiny sampling of some of the rules, minus the often much more insightful explanation that follows each of them: Diversify, but not to mediocrity. Concentrate, but not too much. Hedge when the market’s expensive and falling. Unless you are a genius use a system. Don’t rely too heavily on models. Beware of geeks… Read more »

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Contents

Editor's Note
Foreword by Jonathan Davis

Frank Armstrong - Investing from the Cockpit
Glen Arnold - Investing Tenets of the Private Investor Who Trained the Professionals
Martin Bamford - Britain's Bestselling Financial Planner on Dealing with Risk and Reward
John Baron - Insights of an Investment Trust Expert
Andy Bell - How to Be a Successful DIY Investor
Alistair Blair - Eleven Quick Tips for Time-Limited Private Investors
Michael van Biema - Concentrated Value Investing in Six Simple Steps
John C. Bogle - Investing Insights of the $4 Trillion Man
Anthony Bolton - Long-Term Lessons from a Legendary Run
Jeroen Bos - How to Go Deep Value Diving for Bargain Shares
Jonathan Boyar - Patience Makes Perfect
Ashton Bradbury - Go Top-Down and Bottom-Up for Better Investing Outcomes
Kathleen Brooks - Five FX Fixes to Trade Like the Best
Mike Brooks - How to Be Genuinely Diversified
David Buik - Reflections on a Life in the City
Robbie Burns - The Naked Trader Laid Bare
Richard Buxton - The Hard But Rewarding Art of Investing
Tobias Carlisle - Zig When the Investing Crowd Zags
Robert Carver - How to Invest Systematically
Jonathan Clements - Nine Ways to Think Differently About Money
Michael Covel - Ten Tenets of a Trend Follower
Andrew Craig - How to Invest So That Crashes Don't Matter
Sandy Cross - Six Tips for Talent-Spotting Active Fund Managers
Lawrence A. Cunningham - Warren Buffett's Investing Rules
Job Curtis - Successful Equity Income Investing
Mark Dampier - Investing, Warts and All
Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh and Mike Staunton - Five Factors that Influence Investment Returns
Stephen Eckett - How to Profit from Stock Market Anomalies
Alexander Elder - Comments on Futures
Scott Fearon - Stock Picking 101
Ken Fisher - Invest By Knowing What Others Don't
Anthony Garner - How to use ETF Trading Systems to Outperform the Experts
Wesley Gray and Jack Vogel - Axioms of the Alpha Architects
Tren Griffin - Charlie Munger's Investing Rules
Robin Griffiths - Rules Beat Judgement: Trend Following With Technical Analysis
Tim Hale - Four Simple Steps to Smarter Investing
Ian Heslop - Five Bright Ideas for Taking the Bias out of Investment
Andrew Hunt - Two Mice Fell in a Bucket of Cream - The Art of Contrarian Value Investing
James Inglis-Jones - How Practising Your Process Makes Perfect
Niels Jensen - Absolute Returns and the End of Indexing
John Kingham - Dictums of a Defensive Value Investor
Lars Kroijer - How to Invest Without Speculation or Sleepless Nights
John Lee - Twelve Golden Rules for Making a Million - Slowly
Nick Louth - Make Meaningful Returns with the Help of a Marvellous Mathematical Principle
Yoram Lustig - Eight Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Investing
Chris Mayer - Four Simple Things You Should Do to Succeed in the Stock Market
Tim Morgan - Risk and Return in an Age of Abnormality
Charlie Morris - Everything is Connected: An Investor's Guide
Ned Naylor-Leyland - The Wheel of History - and a Golden Future
Matthew Partridge - What I Learned From Studying the Greatest Investors in History
Jacob Rees-Mogg - Investing in Emerging Markets with Veins of Ice and Nerves of Steel
David Schneider - Before You Invest in Businesses, Start a Business
Edmund Shing - Know Thyself! And Pick a System to Suit You
Peter Spiller - In Investing, Only the Short Term is Random
Greg Steinmetz - Value Investing in the Age of Leonardo
Tom Stevenson - Don't Lose Money - It's Hard to Replace
Van K. Tharp - You Don't Trade the Markets: You Trade Your Beliefs About Them
Nick Train - The Seven Pillars of Investing Wisdom
Eoin Treacy - Investing in Explosions Waiting to Happen
Pertti Vanhanen - Nine Home Truths of Property Investing
Edgar Wachenheim - Learn to Love Common Stocks
Todd Wenning - How to Keep Your Dividend Edge
Gervais Williams - Make the Most of the Market Environment
Craig Yeaman - Good Ideas Are Finite



Published: 30/11/2017
Edition: 1st
Pages: 528
Formats: hardback - ISBN 9780857196842
ebook - ISBN 9780857196859
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