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The Intelligent Investor: It's been a while, but the last time I looked, the book seemed dated - with extensive analysis of current (early '70's ?) investment opportunities, analyses of stocks vs. bonds, no mention of mutual funds... Maybe a tough slog for a novice, especially one whose parents were very young in those days!

Some enterprising young financial author/journalist should partner with Mr. Buffett to update Graham's book. He is a huge proponent of financial education, and has written extensively in the AR and various op-ed columns, but has never distilled his wisdom for the common investor, the way that Graham did. Benjamin Graham's The Intelligent Investor, X Edition, by WEB and [Jan Writer] could easily be a best-seller.

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My kid received a check from a grandparent at Christmas, and it seems a reasonable (though very large, to him!) amount for him to take the lead in investing. But there is little writing geared at the teen investor; he devoured the only guide we found:
The Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens: 8 Steps to Having More Money Than Your Parents Ever Dreamed Of

So: Any suggestions for the younger set?

Sal's Dad
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