Following on the heels of the national best-selling The Little Book that Beats the Market, which has sold over 275,000 copies since its November 2005 publication, The Little Book of Value Investing offers investors (professional and amateur alike) the necessary tools to follow a value-investment model that consistently beats the market. Written in an easy-to-understand tone by Christopher H. Browne, the managing director of Tweedy, Browne Company, one of the most highly-regarded investment firms in the country, The Little Book of Value Investing is sure to be the next big thing in investing. This audiobook discusses the most important methods, ideas, and approaches in value investing including chapters on where to find value, buying stocks when they are on sale, long-term investing, when to hold and when to let go, and how to be a knowledgeable investor.
©2006 Christopher H Brown (P)2006 Macmillan Audio
The book has lots of technical descriptions that need to be re-read, never mind the lost charts. If you have the book it would be great refresher.
I'm a lawyer and mediator. I represent businesses in disputes with their insurers and in other complex litigation. I also assist machinery companies and manufacturers (primarily international) with equipment sales, non-disclosure agreements, and business issues. I also mediate commercial disputes.
This relatively short book is full of a lot of good information. What I like best about it is that it is not just theory: It names names for model dividend based stock portfolios. The book's website provides updated information on the stocks named and the top 1500 stocks in the S&P.
Useful historical backdrop on value investing which I did not have. Some useful thoughts on foreign accounting rules, and particular metrics.
Not very insightful on investing more broadly.
Value investing is the approach of many of the greatest investors in history... the idea of evaluating a business based upon the fundamentals of the business, and only buying it when it is selling at a good price is the foundation of this approach. This book is one that provides a good introduction to the approach.
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