IC Book Club 

More festive reading 2009

Alistair Blair

Last week I recommended three books about well-known businesses for your Christmas wish list. This week's selections focus on the wider zeitgeist. Let's kick off with the most obvious book for IC readers: SMARTER INVESTING by Tim Hale - an easy read for intelligent investors. Just like No Free Lunch, Tim Hale views investing as a multi-decade endeavour, over which the big decisions - such as passive vs active investing and equity/bond balance - will probably have a more material effect than your stock selections.

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