Book Review: A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel

I have just finished reading A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel. This time, I borrowed the book free from National Library Board! Woohoo! It was actually by chance that I picked up this book. I remember going to the library just half an hour before their closing time and just randomly picked this book in a hurry. I guess it is just fate that I had to read this book. :p

Through this experience though, I realized that NLB has quite a good selection of books! It would be one of my frequent hangouts from now on. ^_^

I actually learned quite a lot from Random Walk. The content is pretty comprehensive and offers a similar vibe to The Intelligent Investor, although it is slightly more optimistic. The book consists of quite a few chapters which would be good in explaining certain key concepts. Just to name a few: Continue reading “Book Review: A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel”

Best $35 spent in my entire life – The Intelligent Investor

I am so excited to blog about this!!!

Earlier this month, I have finally managed to finish reading “The Intelligent Investor” by Benjamin Graham. This has been my third book on investing that I’ve read so far within a span of 3 to 4 months and I can’t imagine how lucky I am to have read this before going head on with my investment career. It is very unlike me to buy something from a retail bookstore due to my spending habits but I wanted to get my hands on the book as soon as possible, so I walked in to Kinokuniya and got a copy.

And yes, I used my credit card to pay for it. :p

It was worth Every. Single. Cent. Continue reading “Best $35 spent in my entire life – The Intelligent Investor”