ISBN-10:
0231143729
ISBN-13:
9780231143721
Pub. Date:
10/18/2007
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places (Updated and Expanded) / Edition 1

More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places (Updated and Expanded) / Edition 1

by Michael MauboussinMichael Mauboussin
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Overview

Since its first publication, Michael J. Mauboussin's popular guide to wise investing has been translated into eight languages and has been named best business book by BusinessWeek and best economics book by Strategy+Business. Now updated to reflect current research and expanded to include new chapters on investment philosophy, psychology, and strategy and science as they pertain to money management, this volume is more than ever the best chance to know more than the average investor.

Offering invaluable tools to better understand the concepts of choice and risk, More Than You Know is a unique blend of practical advice and sound theory, sampling from a wide variety of sources and disciplines. Mauboussin builds on the ideas of visionaries, including Warren Buffett and E. O. Wilson, but also finds wisdom in a broad and deep range of fields, such as casino gambling, horse racing, psychology, and evolutionary biology. He analyzes the strategies of poker experts David Sklansky and Puggy Pearson and pinpoints parallels between mate selection in guppies and stock market booms. For this edition, Mauboussin includes fresh thoughts on human cognition, management assessment, game theory, the role of intuition, and the mechanisms driving the market's mood swings, and explains what these topics tell us about smart investing.

More Than You Know is written with the professional investor in mind but extends far beyond the world of economics and finance. Mauboussin groups his essays into four parts-Investment Philosophy, Psychology of Investing, Innovation and Competitive Strategy, and Science and Complexity Theory-and he includes substantial references for further reading. A true eye-opener, More Than You Know shows how a multidisciplinary approach that pays close attention to process and the psychology of decision making offers the best chance for long-term financial results.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231143721
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/18/2007
Series: Columbia Business School Publishing Series
Edition description: Updated and Expanded
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Michael J. Mauboussin is head of global financial strategies at Credit Suisse and an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School. He is the author of The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports, and Investing and Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition.

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