In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio

Author(s): Andrew W. Lo, ‎Stephen R. Foerster
Publication Number: ECES-SB163
Issued in: 2021

How the greatest thinkers in finance changed the field and how their wisdom can help investors today

Inspiring these pioneers of investment management provide candid perspectives, both expected and surprising, on a vast array of investment topics—effective diversification, passive versus active investment, security selection and market timing, foreign versus domestic investments, derivative securities, nontraditional assets, irrational investing, and so much more. While the perfect portfolio is ultimately a moving target based on individual age and stage in life, market conditions, and short- and long-term goals, the fundamental principles for success remain constant. Aimed at novice and professional investors alike, In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio is a compendium of financial wisdom that no market enthusiast will want to be without.