The Making of a Market Guru: Forbes Presents 25 Years of Ken Fisher

The book is a sweeping look at a recent and eventful slice of stock market history

March 10, 2014 11:27 IST | India Infoline News Service
Title: The Making of a Market Guru: Forbes Presents 25 Years of Ken Fisher
Author: Aaron Anderson (Editor)
Pages: 504, Hardcover
Price: US $ 29.95
Published: May 2010
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Ken Fisher is founder, chairman and CEO of Fisher Investments, an independent money management firm managing over $35 billion (as of March 31, 2010) for institutions and more than 24,000 high-net-worth individuals across the US, UK and Canada. He is author of 6 books on investing and wealth management, 3 of which are New York Times best sellers. He has written the monthly "Portfolio Strategy" column for Forbes magazine for over twenty-five years—since 1984—making him, so far, the fourth longest-running columnist in the magazine’s history.

Now, with THE MAKING OF A MARKET GURU: Forbes Presents 25 Years of Ken Fisher, readers get an insightful look at Fisher’s prolific career over the years and re-discover the high-profile market calls he’s made in these monthly columns. The book is a sweeping look at a recent and eventful slice of stock market history. Readers will see how things have changed over the years, and amazingly, what hasn’t.  They’ll see investing wisdom that still applies, now and for the foreseeable future, from a quarter-century of Fisher’s concise and witty market wisdom. Preceding Fisher’s columns for each year are a few pages of commentary—putting them in historic context, pointing out areas that are still salient, and others where Fisher’s perspective has changed over the years—while highlighting key points that deserve extra attention.

The more things change, the more they stay the same—at least when it comes to investing. And seeing history through the eyes of a market guru can help improve your overall investment endeavors. If you take the time to read this unique, historic compilation, you’ll be taking your first steps to understanding how to become your own market guru.

About the Author:
Aaron Anderson is a Capital Markets Research Analyst who holds BS degrees in geophysics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and applied economics from the University of San Francisco. His first book, Own the World, was published in 2009 by John Wiley & Sons. He writes a regular column for MarketMinder.com titled "The Global View." Aaron, his wife, Kim, and daughter, Olivia, reside in Danville, California.

About Wiley:
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for over 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Since 1901, Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 400 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology/Medicine, Chemistry, Physics and Peace.

Our core businesses include scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and websites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia. The Company's website can be accessed at
http://www.wiley.com. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.

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