Benjamin Graham on Investing: Enduring Lessons from the Father of Value Investing Featured Hot
Legendary investing author and philosopher Benjamin Graham lived through interesting times. Soon after his graduation from Columbia College, the nation entered the First World War. As the stock market fluctuated in wild dips and peaks, the government seized control of the railroad industry, inflation and interest rates rose dramatically, and economic depression loomed on the horizon. During these events’ and perhaps inspired by them’ Graham began writing articles for The Magazine of Wall Street, putting to paper his earliest ideas on value investing and security analysis.
For the first time, these important works have been anthologized into a single volume. Benjamin Graham on Investing is a treasure trove of rare and out-of-print articles that document the early flashes of genius from a man whose ideas and theories would revolutionize investment philosophy and inspire the careers of such luminaries as Warren Buffett, Seth Klarman, Charlie Munger, and countless other top-tier investors.
Benjamin Graham on Investing is a rare presentation of the legendary investor’s uniqueanalytical style and methods for determining a company’s true value. Writing from the last two years of World War I through the years leading up to the crash of 1929,Graham’s articles are not only indicative of the economic turbulence of the period but also serve as timeless pieces of wisdom for any investor.
Benjamin Graham, born in 1894 (London), was a British author and investor. Graham relocated to the city of New York with his family at the age of one. After graduating from Columbia University, he started the Graham-Newman Partnership on Wall Street. He has influenced personalities like Warren Buffett, Walter J. Schloss and William J. Ruane, and is popularly referred to as the Dean of Wall Street. Graham passed away in 1976, at the age of 82.
“They laid out a road map forinvesting that I have now been following for 57 years. There’s been no reason to look for another.”
—Warren Buffett, on the writings of Benjamin Graham