Five books on the best approaches to being an investor

Five books on the best approaches to being an investor
Succeeding in wealth creation can require comprehensive reading on investment strategies and principles. (Image: NZME)
The Economist
Most people would like to find an easy way to get rich, just as they might want a quick way to get thin, or play a musical instrument. But it is a mistake for novice investors to assume that they can find instant success in achieving high returns when professionals, armed with extensive research and sophisticated technology, struggle to do so. Of course, just as people might get lucky at roulette, they might pick a wonder stock, but the odds are against them. Long-term prosperity can best be achieved by investors who save as much...

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