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Title:
The bond king : investment secrets from PIMCO's Bill Gross
Author:
Middleton, Timothy.
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Publication Information:
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xvi, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/wiley041/2003022632.html
ISBN:
9780471462545
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Book

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Praise For Investment Secrets From PIMCO's Bill Gross

"No investor is held in higher regard by his peers than Bill Gross. His understanding of the markets and his insights on how to profit from them are unparalleled. Now, Tim Middleton takes you into Gross's world for an insider's view on how the world of finance really works. If this book were a bond, it would be AAA rated with a double-digit yield."
-DON PHILLIPS, Managing Director, Morningstar, Inc.

"The secret to investment success is discipline. In bonds, nobody has displayed better discipline than Bill Gross. And nobody has done a better job of explaining Gross's methods, and instructing private investors how they can exploit his approach, than Tim Middleton."
-JON MARKMAN, Columnist, CNBC on MSN Money

"Warren Buffett, John Neff, Bill Miller, Peter Lynch-the stock market has always had dominant personalities whose long-term success becomes legend. In the bond market, that dominant personality is Gross."
-FORTUNE

"Bill Gross is the Emeril Lagasse of bond managers."
-FORBES

"If you want to get a stock mutual fund manager steamed, ask why his fund can't beat bond guru Bill Gross."
-USA TODAY


Author Notes

Timothy Middleton is a columnist for CNBC on MSN Money, and a regular contributor to CNBC's Squawk Box. He also does weekend business reports for WCBS Radio in New York. Middleton was formerly a mutual funds columnist for the New York Times, and a contributor to such periodicals as Money magazine, Worth, and Bloomberg Personal. A financial journalist for twenty-five years, he has been an editor of Dow Jones News Service and Crain's New York Business, a writer for the "Abreast of the Market" column for the Wall Street Journal Europe, and a speechwriter for the Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis. Middleton was a Davenport Fellow in Reporting on Business and the Economy at the University of Missouri.


Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Part 1 Gross The Man
Introduction
Chapter 1 From $200 to Half a Billion
Chapter 2 Total Return Investing
Chapter 3 The Three Wise Men
Part 2 Total Return Investing
Chapter 4 A Waterlogged World
Chapter 5 All Bonds are Divided Into Three Parts
Chapter 6 Taking Taxes off the Table
Chapter 7 Where the "Oh, Boys!" Are
Part 3 The Royal Approach
Chapter 8 How to Invest for the Next Five Years
Chapter 9 The Ways of the King
Sources
Bibliography
Index