The Little Book That Builds Wealth: The Knock-Out Formula for Finding Great Investments

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The Little Book That Builds Wealth: The Knock-Out Formula for Finding Great Investments

Format:  Hardcover,

200 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Mar 2008

ISBN-13: 9780470226513

ISBN-10: 047022651X

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In "The Little Book That Builds Wealth, " author Pat Dorsey--the Director of Equity Research for leading independent investment research provider Morningstar, Inc.--reveals why competitive advantages, or economic moats, are such strong indicators of great long-term investments and examines four of their most common sources: intangible assets, cost advantages, customer-switching costs, and network economics. Along the way, he skillfully outlines this proven approach and reveals how you can effectively apply it to your own investment endeavors.

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Mar 2008
ISBN-13: 9780470226513
ISBN-10: 047022651X
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 200
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.6
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.25 x 7.25 x 0.75

Chapter outline

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction. The Game Plan
Economic Moats
Mistaken Moats
Intangible Assets
Switching Costs
The Network Effect
Cost Advantages
The Size Advantage
Eroding Moats
Finding Moats
The Big Boss
Where The Rubber Meets The Road
What's A Moat Worth
Tools For Valuation
When To Sell
Conclusion. More Than Numbers

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In The Little Book That Builds Wealth, author Pat Dorsey—the Director of Equity Research for leading independent investment research provider Morningstar, Inc.—reveals why competitive advantages, or economic moats, are such strong indicators of great long-term investments and examines four of their most common sources: intangible assets, cost advantages, customer-switching costs, and network economics. Along the way, he skillfully outlines this proven approach and reveals how you can effectively apply it to your own investment endeavors.

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Rated 5 out of 5★ by 1reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Excellent Investment Guidance This book is interesting, captivating and an easy read. Pat Dorsey, in my opinion, is an excellent communicator who sensibly conveys an easily understood message, even when the subject may seem complex or uninteresting. The Little Book That Builds Wealth is a must read for anyone who wants to build wealth or just does not want to rely on Social Insecurity during their retirement years. 08/16/2008
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