Guide to Investment Strategy: How to Understand Markets, Risk, Rewards and Behaviour (Economist Books) (Paperback)
Indefinitetly out of print from the publisher
Now in its fourth edition, this classic guide to investment strategy has been revised to give up-to-date ideas on pensions, investments of passion and more.
Peter Stanyer and Stephen Satchell's Guide to Investment Strategy looks at the risks and opportunities of uncomplicated strategies and comes with wealth warnings for those who wish to explore more sophisticated approaches. It explains the importance of insights from behavioral analysis, the principles of traditional finance, and highlights how habitual patterns of decision-making can lead any of us into costly mistakes. After all, markets are most dangerous when most rewarding.
About the Author
Peter Stanyer is an independent investment economist, and advises a UK private wealth manager. He was previously chief investment officer of a US-based wealth management firm, a managing director at Merrill Lynch and investment director of the UK's Railways Pension Fund. He has also worked as an economist for the Bank of England and the IMF, and when at Cambridge University he won the Adam Smith prize for economics.
Stephen Satchell is Economics Fellow at Trinity College Cambridge, and is a Professor at the University of Sydney. He is The Reader in Financial Econometrics (Emeritus) at Cambridge University, and is an Honorary Member of the Institute of Actuaries. He is an academic advisor to numerous financial institutions.
"Successfully translates sophisticated academic thinking into simple, intuitive principles that can be used by both individual and institutional investors. These principles are all the more valuable as Stanyer applies them to the full range of asset classes and investment strategies available today." -John Campbell, Morton L. and Carole S. Olshan Professor of Economics, Harvard University
"Over the years I've had the privilege of reviewing many investment books, but this is unquestionably one of the best. Every financial planner, wealth manager, broker, investment adviser and serious individual investor owes it to themselves to carefully read this extraordinary book." -Harold Evensky, President, Evensky & Katz LLC
"Peter Stanyer stands out as an extraordinarily clear thinker and he carries that clarity through to his writing in this book on, for example, hedge funds. In addition he is tremendously good at explaining what works best in establishing and adapting an investment strategy. This is a book every Chief Investment Officer should read." -Roger Urwin, Global Head of Investment Content, Towers Watson