Arthur Levitt was the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. For years, he attempted to regulate accounting firms, corporate reporting, and brokerages, but the political cost was so high that he had to resign. Now, as a free agent, he goes to bat for the common investor and tells it like it is. He tells us how investors today are being fed lies and distortions.
"Excellent eye opener"
With integrity and authority, former SEC chair Arthur Levitt gives us a bracing primer on the collapse of the system that oversees our capital markets, and essential advice on a discipline we often ignore to our peril - how not to lose money. At once anecdotal (names are named), informative, and prescriptive, Take on the Street "should be mandatory for anyone with a dollar invested in the stock market," says Publishers Weekly.
"Self-promoting with no usable info"