The Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio

How to Build and Grow a Panic-Proof Investment Portfolio

By Fool Motley; David Gardner; Tom Gardner
HarperBusiness, Hardcover, 9780061567544, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 2008

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In this long-anticipated, groundbreaking guide to building a portfolio, acclaimed stock pickers and Internet pioneers David and Tom Gardner lay bare the simple philosophy that they have used to help millions of grateful individual investors outfox the professionals on Wall Street.

The research, the stories, and the results that underpin this book stem from the revolutionary and wildly successful "Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio"" a one-of-a-kind Web experiment in which individual investors follow along as Motley Fool co-founder Tom Gardner invests and manages $1 million of The Motley Fool's own money.

In page after page of sound, sensible investment advice, readers are offered a rare glimpse into the inner workings of The Motley Fool machine and offered a first-class education in building, growing, and defending an individual portfolio, one investment strategy at a time. From learning to think like an investor to finding a first stock, from dividend investing to blue-chip bargains to small-cap treasures, from international investing to community-based online tools that are revolutionizing stock selection and asset allocation, this book takes the reader through the essential strategies for building any portfolio no matter how small its start or how big its ambitions.

About the Author

David Gardner and Tom Gardner are cofounders of The Motley Fool, Inc., an Alexandria, Virginia-based multimedia company dedicated to empowering individuals to take control of their financial destinies. "The Motley Fool You Have More Than You Think" is the first in the Gardners' personal finance and investing trilogy, followed by the bestsellers "The Motley Fool Investment Guide" and "The Motley Fool Rule Breakers, Rule Makers."

Tom Gardner, along with his brother David, cofounded The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial education company, in 1993. They have coauthored five books and oversee the award-winning website (with approximately five million unique visitors per month); a nationally syndicated newspaper column, carried by over two hundred papers; and fourteen premium investing services worldwide. John lives with his wife in Northern California.

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