Don't Count on It!: Reflections on Investment Illusions, by John C. Bogle

By John C. Bogle

Insights into making an investment and management from the founding father of the forefront Group

Throughout his mythical profession, John Bogle—founder of the leading edge mutual fund staff and writer of the 1st index mutual fund—has helped traders construct wealth the appropriate method, whereas, while, top a tireless crusade to revive logic to the funding world.

A choice of essays according to speeches brought to expert teams and faculty scholars lately, in Don't anticipate It is equipped round 8 themes
• phantasm as opposed to truth in investing
• Indexing to industry returns
• mess ups of capitalism
• The fallacious constitution of the mutual fund industry
• The spirit of entrepreneurship
• what's adequate in enterprise, and in life
• suggestion to America's destiny leaders
• The unforgettable characters who've formed his career

Widely acclaimed for his position because the moral sense of the mutual fund and a constant recommend for person traders, in Don't expect It, Bogle maintains to motivate, whereas pushing the mutual fund to degree as much as their promise.

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Obsession and genius This expansion of the category of madness is aided by discussions of the tenuous line between madness and genius. Alexander Anderson in 1796 allows for a continuum between madness and genius, writing “that we can scarcely say where rationality ends and folly begins. ”61 He goes on to acknowledge that great genius is itself like madness, and both Christ and St. ”63 Thomas Arnold writes in 1782 that “it has been commonly asserted, that persons of great abilities, and genius, are more liable to madness than men of inferior understandings.

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