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Monkey with a Pin: Why you may be missing 6% a year from your investment returns by [Comley, Pete]
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Monkey with a Pin: Why you may be missing 6% a year from your investment returns Kindle Edition

4.2 out of 5 stars 37 customer reviews

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Comley's argument is clear, honest, logical and jargon-free. He also throws in some astonishing stats, such as this one: that 6% we lose every year totals £170 billion -- or £3,000 for every man, woman and child in the UK. That's a lot of money the finance industry makes from us. Best of all, Monkey With A Pin isn't selling you the dream of getting rich quick. In fact, it isn't selling anything at all.
--Harvey Jones, Journalist, Motley Fool

Monkey With A Pin explains to you exactly why neither you nor the fund managers you hire to run your money for you ever seem to make the kind of returns studies show the equity market is supposed to offer.
--Merryn Somerset Webb, Editor-in-Chief, MoneyWeek

Book Description

For the first time, this book exposes exactly how most private investors perform in real life. It shows they are likely to perform 6% a year worse than the industry’s theoretical predictions of their returns (whether using funds or direct investing). The book reveals that many have earned less than if they had saved in a building society.

Part I of the book looks in detail at reasons why investors underperform: poor skill, charges and survivorship bias. The second part turns to the implications for the private investor, the finance industry and regulators.

Monkey with a Pin encourages private investors to review their investing style and strategy to help them achieve better returns.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2774 KB
  • Print Length: 278 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Pete Comley; v1.1 edition (22 April 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007WRECVW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 37 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #87,864 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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