Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings
Understanding a Business and Make Intelligent Investment Commitments
Widely respected and admired, Philip Fisher is among the most influential investors of all time. His investment philosophies, introduced almost forty years ago, are not only studied and applied by today's financiers and investors, but are also regarded by many as gospel. This book is invaluable reading and has been since it was first published in 1958. The updated paperback retains the investment wisdom of the original edition and includes the perspectives of the author's son Ken Fisher, an investment guru in his own right in an expanded preface and introduction
There are certain books that have redefined the way we see the worlds of finance and investing—books that deserve a place on every investor’s shelf. This Investment Classics will introduce you to these memorable books, which are just as relevant and vital today as when they were first published. Open a the Investment Classic and rediscover the proven strategies, market philosophies, and definitive techniques that continue to stand the test of time.
"I sought out Phil Fisher after reading his Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits...A thorough understanding of the business, obtained by using Phil's techniques...enables one to make intelligent investment commitments." —Warren Buffet
"You will find lots of jewels in these pages that may do as much for you as they have for me." - Kenneth L. Fisher Forbes columnist
"Little known to the public, rarely interviewed and accepting few clients, Philip Fisher is nevertheless read and studied by most thoughtful investment professionals . . . everyone will profit from ponderingas Warren Buffett has done the investment principles Fisher espouses." - James W. Michaels Editor, Forbes
"My own copy [of Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits] has underlinings and marginal thoughts throughout." - John Train author of Dance of the Money Bees
About the Author
PHILIP A. FISHER began his career as a securities analyst in 1928, and founded Fisher & Company, an investment counseling business, in 1931. He is known as one of the pioneers of modern investment theory.