Books about Asset Allocation

How to find books describing various asset allocation approaches

Books on asset allocation fall into three main categories:

  • Education: overview of asset allocation, investing, and basic approaches
  • Model: an explanation of a particular approach or model
  • Advanced: technical tools, mathematical models, timing algorithms, econometric considerations

List of Books about Asset Allocation

A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing (Tenth Edition)
   Category Model   Author Burton G. Malkiel   Year published 2012   ISBN-13 978-0393340747   Pages 496

Dynamic Asset Allocation: Modern Portfolio Theory Updated for the Smart Investor
   Category Model   Author James Picerno   Year published 2010   ISBN-13 978-1576603598   Pages 256

Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors
   Category Model   Author Mark Hebner   Year published 2013   ISBN-13 978-0981454245   Pages 320

Investing Made Simple: Index Fund Investing and ETF Investing Explained in 100 Pages or Less
   Category Model   Author Mike Piper   Year published 2012   ISBN-13 978-0981454245   Pages 118

The Fundamental Index: A Better Way to Invest
   Category Model   Author Robert Arnott, Jason Hsu, & John West   Year published 2008   ISBN-13 978-0470277843   Pages 336

The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets
   Category Model   Author Mebane T. Faber and Eric W. Richardson   Year published 2011   ISBN-13 978-1118008850   Pages 240

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns
   Category Model   Author John Bogle   Year published 2007   ISBN-13 978-0470102107   Pages 216

The New Science of Asset Allocation: Risk Management in a Multi-Asset World (Wiley Finance)
   Category Model   Author Thomas Schneeweis, Garry B. Crowder and Hossein Kazemi   Year published 2010   ISBN-13 978-0470537404   Pages 294

Quantitative Investing: Strategies to exploit stock market anomalies for all investors
   Category Model   Author Fred Piard   Year published 2013   ISBN-13 978-0857193001   Pages 146

All About Asset Allocation, 2nd Edition
   Category Education   Author Richard Ferri   Year published 2010   ISBN-13 978-0071700788   Pages 336

Asset Allocation For Dummies
   Category Education   Author Dorianne Perrucci and Jerry A. Miccolis   Year published 2009   ISBN-13 978-0470409633   Pages 364

Asset Allocation: Balancing Financial Risk, Fifth Edition
   Category Education   Author Roger C. Gibson   Year published 2013   ISBN-13 978-0071804189   Pages 432

Frontiers of Modern Asset Allocation
   Category Education   Author Paul D. Kaplan and Laurence B. Siegel   Year published 2011   ISBN-13 978-1118115060   Pages 384

Portfolio Design: A Modern Approach to Asset Allocation
   Category Education   Author Richard C. Marston   Year published 2011   ISBN-13 978-0470931233   Pages 368

Rational Expectations: Asset Allocation for Investing Adults
   Category Education   Author William J Bernstein   Year published 2014   ISBN-13 978-0988780323   Pages 214

The Art of Asset Allocation: Principles and Investment Strategies for Any Market, Second Edition
   Category Education   Author David Darst   Year published 2008   ISBN-13 978-0071592949   Pages 400

The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio
   Category Education   Author William J. Bernstein   Year published 2010   ISBN-13 978-0071747059   Pages 336

The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk
   Category Education   Author William Bernstein   Year published 2000   ISBN-13 978-0071362368   Pages 206

Risk and Asset Allocation (Springer Finance / Springer Finance Textbooks)
   Category Advanced   Author Attilio Meucci   Year published 2009   ISBN-13 978-3642009648   Pages 532