Book review of George Clason's 'The Richest Man in Babylon'. While honest in its intentions, 'The Richest Man in Babylon' fails to mesmerize. The biggest problem with this nine-decade-old book is that over the time, it has failed to stay contemporaneous.
Even prior to reading ‘Your Money and Your Brain’, I had been an avid fan of Jason Zweig and his work. I found his commentaries in the revised version of Benjamin Graham's investing classic – 'The Intelligent Investor' (Harper Collins, 2003) – highly educative and insightful. According to his website www.jasonzweig.com, Zweig is a senior … Continue reading Your Money and Your Brain
Now, I won't put this book in the same category as, perhaps, Benjamin Graham's masterpiece: 'The Intelligent Investor'. Where Graham's book was more academic in nature and started from the bottom up, Lynch's book is for informed investors. At least those investors who know the ropes of the stock market.