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The Best Investment Writing

Selected writing from leading investors and authors

By Meb Faber

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The Best Investment Writing

Selected writing from leading investors and authors

By Meb Faber

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Are you looking for some ideas to help you improve your portfolio? Let the brightest, most insightful minds in investing help.

The Best Investment Writing – Volume 1 contains 32 hand-selected articles. These are the best pieces from some of the most respected money managers and investment researchers in the world.

You’ll get valuable insights into:

— The strategies that produce some of the highest historical returns
— Five due diligence questions we must ask before investing
— Why we often make poor “complex” investing decisions
— The easiest, most powerful method to estimate future stock returns
— How to spend our investment gains to maximize genuine happiness

The Best Investment Writing – Volume 1 reads like a masters course in investing. See how it can help you become a better investor today.

With contributions from: Jason Zweig, Gary Antonacci, Morgan Housel, Ben Hunt, Todd Tresidder, Patrick O’Shaughnessy, Meb Faber, David Merkel, Norbert Keimling, Adam Butler, Stan Altshuller, Tom McClellan, Jared Dillian, Raoul Pal, Barry Ritholtz, Ken Fisher, Chris Meredith, Aswath Damodaran, Ben Carlson, Dave Nadig, Josh Brown, Corey Hoffstein, Jason Hsu, Wes Gray, John Reese, Larry Swedroe, Cullen Roche, Jonathan Clements, Michael Kitces, Charlie Bilello, John Mauldin

About the author

Mr. Faber is a co-founder and the Chief Investment Officer of Cambria Investment Management. Faber is the manager of Cambria’s ETFs, separate accounts and private investment funds. Mr. Faber has authored numerous white papers and five books. He is a frequent speaker and writer on investment strategies and has been featured in Barron’s, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. Mr. Faber graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Engineering Science and Biology.


“There is no doubt that by reading this book your knowledge will increase, making you a better investor, with the practical advice given likely to be beneficial to your portfolio.”

Richard Gill CFA, Master Investor Magazine

“We eagerly await the second volume – in the meantime, this should be on every investor’s bookshelf.”

Matthew Partridge, MoneyWeek

“Meb Faber has assembled a wonderful collection of 32 short pieces in The Best Investment Writing…There’s such an abundance of research and thought in this volume that it’s hard to pick out a couple of pieces to write about.”

Brenda Jubin, ValueWalk and Reading the Markets blog

“The book can be enjoyed by both the newbie and the financial pro, but for me the book’s value is maybe more as a jumping off point, showing me which blogs I should be following.”

Adam Just, editor, Proud Money

Media coverage

From Italian version of Traders' Magazine:

The author, founder of Cambria Investment Management and influencer has collected some of the best writings prepared by prominent members of the financial sector, researchers and money managers, such as Stan Altshuller, Gary Antonacci, Charlie Bilello, Josh Brown, John Reese, Barry Ritholtz, Cullen Roche, Larry Swedroe, Todd Tresidder, Jason Zweig, etc. A timeless book to… Read more »

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From The Aleph blog:

“I am going to encourage you to buy this book…” ” The book is a good one because there is something for everyone here. Do you want quantitative finance? There is a good selection here. Do you want good basic articles about how to think about investing? There are a good number of those as… Read more »

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From Investing by the Books :

As the CIO of Cambria Investment Management and author of several best selling investment books Meb Faber is perfectly positioned to help out with this task in the investment arena… Presenting a number of authors in a format like this gives the reader a splendid chance of finding new favorite writers that he or she… Read more »

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From Stocks & Commodities :

“A collection of 32 articles selected by editor Meb Faber. They represent the best pieces from some of the most respected money managers and investment researchers in the world.”

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From Strictly Value:

In this new book, the editor Meb Faber brings together an eclectic collection of investment texts… The 32 articles are all useful. I especially liked Morgan Housel on competitive advantage, Ben Carlson’s 20 rules of personal finance, and Todd Tresidder’s due diligence questions before making any investment…This is an interesting collection of articles. Let’s see… Read more »

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From Master Investor:

“So wouldn’t it be good to be able to cut through all the noise and only listen to the advice of a few true investment professionals. By reading The Best Investment Writing, you can do exactly that.” “There are a number of false prophets within the investment markets, amongst them journalists, dodgy share tipsters and… Read more »

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From Monday Journal, Finland:

The Best Investment Writing book has interesting and useful articles.

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From MoneyWeek:

We eagerly await the second volume – in the meantime, this should be on every investor’s bookshelf.

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From Proud Money:

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1. Investment Strategies & Edges
2. Market Conditions, Risks & Returns
3. Pricing & Valuation: from Micro to Macro
4. The Behavioral Side of Investing
5. Personal Finance & Wealth-Building

Published: 31/07/2017
Edition: 1st
Pages: 296
Formats: hardback - ISBN 9780857196194
ebook - ISBN 9780857196200
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