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How to Invest: Masters on the Craft

How to Invest: Masters on the Craft is an essential guide that gives you unprecedented access to global leaders in finance. In this authoritative account, author David Rubenstein, co-founder of one of the world's largest investment firms, interviewed the greatest investors in the world to discover the time-tested principles, hard-earned wisdom, and indispensable tools that guide their practice. Rubenstein, who has spent more than three decades in the hypercompetitive world of private equity, reveals everything he’s learned about the art and craft of investing, from venture capital, real estate, private equity, hedge funds, to crypto, endowments, SPACs, ESG, and more. Whether you're brand-new to investing or a seasoned professional, this book will transform the way you approach investing.



"Inspiring interviews… A level headed and helpful compendium of advice, devoid of hard sells or razzle-dazzle. . . The result is an excellent collection for readers interested in the world of investment"


"David has been able to get a great many of America’s finest investors to open up about their lives and skills. A very worthwhile read for those interested in the world of investing."

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase

"I admire David’s ability to get so many great investors to reveal their backgrounds, failures, successes, and secrets to success."

—Indra Nooyi, former chair and CEO of PepsiCo

"While David Rubenstein is perhaps best known for his achievements in finance and philanthropy, he’s also a deeply curious conversationalist who never fails to draw interesting insights from fascinating people—in this case, lessons learned about the art and science of investing mixed in with the personal stories behind the big numbers."

Bill Gates

"A compelling insider’s look at investing through the words of the most extraordinary investors."

—Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft and bestselling author of Hit Refresh

"Whether you are a novice investor or a seasoned pro, this book is brimming with valuable lessons from the legends of our time."

Mellody Hobson, co-CEO of Ariel Investments and chairwoman of Starbucks