The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing (review)

The book, The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing, is one of the best -- if not the best -- books on investing I have ever read. The author explains things simply, and uses good examples. He makes his case, and points out good, simple implementations of his strategies.

For instance, he makes a certain case in the book and then says that UDPIX is a great implementation of this case. Sure enough, if you look at the market, you’ll see the DJIA looks like this over the last five years:

Meanwhile UDPIX looks like this:

While the DJIA doubled in five years, UDPIX went from $10.90 to $55, a 5X gain. (Note: I’m not sure investing in UDPIX today is a good idea. It uses leverage to amplify the market’s gains, and its losses.)

I don’t have time to write more, but I highly recommend this book, not just for this one case, but for many other strategies: