Burton G. Malkiel is the Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics Emeritus at Princeton University. He is a former member of the Council of Economic Advisers, dean of the Yale School of Management, and has served on the boards of several major corporations, including Vanguard and Prudential Financial. He is the chief investment officer of Wealthfront.
"Talk to 10 money experts and you're likely to hear 10 recommendations for Burton Malkiel's classic investing book." -- The Wall Street Journal "A Random Walk has set thousands of investors on a straight path... A lucid mix of the theoretical and the pragmatic." -- Chicago Tribune "A must-read for any investor." -- The Browser "Imagine getting a week-long lesson on investing from someone with the common sense of Benjamin Franklin, the academic and institutional knowledge of Milton Friedman and the practical experience of Warren Buffett. That's about what awaits you in the latest edition of this must-read by Burton Malkiel." -- Barron's "Not more than half a dozen really good books about investing have been written in the past fifty years. This one may well belong in the classics category." -- Forbes "An engagingly written and wonderfully argued tome." -- Money