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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Darst Narrator: Lloyd James Publisher: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Little Books, Big Profits Series Release Date: August 2008 ISBN: 9781596592667
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The markets seem so crazy these days that an investor—and we’re all investors now with our 401(k)s, retirements and college educations to finance—hardly knows where to turn. While we struggle, the affluent seem to do just fine. How do they do it? Two words: asset allocation. No one knows this better than David Darst, one of the world’s foremost and visionary experts on what it take to make the most with your money.

Now Darst distills his immense knowledge into a gem of a guide that anyone can use. Based on a lifetime of clear thinking and innovative research borne out of decades of real-world experience, this audiobook presents the art and science of asset allocation in a crisp, down-to-earth fashion. It’s like having your own chief investment strategist on call, just as the wealthy have, to guide you through the turbulent waters of the global financial markets as you learn:

– practical principles behind the process of managing your money in today’s challenging investment climate;
– the substantial investment returns that the right mix of stocks, bonds, cash, gold, real estate, commodities, and other assets can bring to your portfolio;
– the critical concept of correlation and how to spread your investments among uncorrelated asset classes to enhance returns and reduce the risks of long-term investing.

The wealthy have long known that 80 percent of investment returns are found to come from correct asset allocation. So whether you decide to do it on your own or with the help of a trusted advisor, let Darst put you on a path that will help you maximize your returns and achieve your life goals.

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About the Author
David Darst is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and sits on the firm's Asset Allocation and Investment Policy Committees. He serves as Chief Investment Strategist of the Global Wealth Management Group, with responsibility for Asset Allocation and Investment Strategy, and was the founding President of the Morgan Stanley Investment Group. Mr. Darst joined Morgan Stanley in 1996, after 24 years with Goldman Sachs, where he served as Chief Financial Officer of the Equities Division. Previous positions with Goldman also included responsibilities as New York International Equities Sales Manager and Resident Manager of their private bank in Zurich. Darst is the author of four books: The Complete Bond Book, The Handbook of Bond and Money Markets, The Art of Asset Allocation, and Mastering the Art of Asset Allocation. He has also contributed numerous articles to Barron's, Euromoney, The Money Manager, and other publications. Darst is frequently quoted and regularly profiled in the business press including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Financial Times, among others. He is a frequent guest on CNBC and on radio shows. Darst earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and received a BA in Economics from Yale University, both of where he has served as a visiting faculty member. Darst also holds a CFA.
About the Narrator

Lloyd James (a.k.a. Sean Pratt) has been narrating since 1996 and has recorded over six hundred audiobooks. He is a seven-time winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award and has twice been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award. His critically acclaimed performances include Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley Jr. and Searching for Bobby Fischer by Fred Waitzkin, among others.