Some of the books cited have been published in many editions. I have chosen a recent, readily available one of each. Some of the sources are available online. I have indicated where to find them.

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Fisher, Irving. The Nature of Capital and Income London: Macmillan, 1906.

Graham, Benjamin. The Intelligent Investor, rev. ed. New York: Collins Business, 2003.

Graham, Benjamin. “The New Speculation in Common Stock,” The Analysts Journal, June 1958.

Graham, Benjamin, and David L. Dodd. Security Analysis: Principles and Technique, 6th ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2009.

Keynes, John Maynard. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. New York: Classic Books America, 2009.

Loeb, Gerald M. The Battle for Investment Survival. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.

Lowe, Janet. Benjamin Graham on Value Investing. New York: Penguin Books, 1994.

Smith, Adam. The Wealth of Nations: Books 1–3. New York: Penguin Classics, 1999.

Smith, Adam. The Wealth of Nations: Books 4–5. New York: Penguin Classics, 1999.

Stewart, Jon. The Daily Show interview with Jim Cramer, Comedy Central, March 12, 2009. Available at:

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, 2nd ed. New York: Random House, 2010.

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Cramer, Jim. “Cramer Rewrites ‘Follow These Five Tenets toward a Fortune.’ ”, January 21, 2000.

Dreman, David. Contrarian Investment Strategies: The ...

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