About the Book :
Widely respected and admired, Philip Fisher is among the most influential investors of all time. His invesment philosophies, introduced almost forty years ago, are not only studied and applied by today's financiers and investors, but are also regarded by many as gospel. Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits is invaluable reading and has been since it was first published in 1958.The updated paperback retains the investment wisdom of the original edition and includes the perspectives of the author's son Ken Fisher, an investment guru in his own right in an expanded preface and Introduction.
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Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writingscontains practical investment advice from one of the most influential investors of all time.Includes an expanded preface and Introduction.Details Philip Fisher's renowned investment philosophies.Reintroduces an investment classic to a new generation of financiers.
Preface: What I Learned from My Father's Writings (Kenneth L. Fisher).Introduction (Kenneth L. Fisher).PART ONE: COMMON STOCKS AND UNCOMMON PROFITS.Preface.Clues from the Past.What "Scuttlebutt" Can Do.What to Buy:The Fifteen Points to Look for in a Common Stock.What to Buy: Applying This to Your Own Needs.When to Buy.When to Sell: And When Not To.The Hullabaloo about Dividends.Five Don'ts for Investors.Five More Don'ts for Investors.How I Go about Finding a Growth Stock.Summary and Conclusion.PART TWO: CONSERVATIVE INVESTORS SLEEP WELL.Epigraph.Introduction.The First Dimension of a Conservative Investment.The Second Dimension.The Third Dimension.The Fourth Dimension.More about the Fourth Dimension.Still More about the Fourth Dimension.PART THREE: DEVELOPING AN INVESTMENT PHILOSOPHY.Dedication to Frank E. Block.Origins of a Philosophy.Learning from Experience.The Philosophy Matures.Is the Market Efficient?Conclusion.Appendix: Key Factors in Evaluating Promising Firms.Functional Factors.People Factors.Business Characteristics.Index.