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The Little Book That Still Beats the Market

The Little Book That Still Beats the Market

Written by Joel Greenblatt

Narrated by Adam Grupper


The Little Book That Still Beats the Market

Written by Joel Greenblatt

Narrated by Adam Grupper

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4.5/5 (194 ratings)
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3 hours
Released:
Sep 7, 2010
ISBN:
9781442340138
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Audiobook

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Description

Two years in MBA school won't teach you how to double the market's return. Two hours with The Little Book That Beats the Market will.

In The Little Book, Joel Greenblatt does more than simply set out the basic principles for successful stock market investing. He provides a "magic formula" that is easy to use and makes buying good companies at bargain prices automatic. Though the formula has been extensively tested and is a breakthrough in the academic and professional world, Greenblatt explains it using sixth grade math, plain language, and humor. You'll learn how to use this low risk method to beat the market and professional managers by a wide margin. You'll also learn how to view the stock market, why success eludes almost all individual and professional investors, and why the formula will continue to work even after everyone "knows" it.
Released:
Sep 7, 2010
ISBN:
9781442340138
Format:
Audiobook

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About the author

Joel Greenblatt is the founder and a managing partner of Gotham Capital, a private investment partnership that has achieved 40% annualized returns since its inception in 1985. He is a professor on the adjunct faculty of Columbia Business School, the former chairman of the board of a Fortune 500 company, the cofounder of ValueInvestorsClub.com, and the author of several books, including You Can Be a Stock Market Genius, The Big Secret for the Small Investor, and Common Sense. Greenblatt holds a BS and an MBA from the Wharton School.


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  • (5/5)
    Very interesting read, seems like another of the "ultimate solution" books, but I haven't tried their formulas to see if it really works (takes a long time) but I would take the time to read it seeing as it really is a "little book"
  • (3/5)
    kind of a miss and hit book. personally would not implement the strategy talked about. would much prefer Payback Time and Rule #1 investing by Phil Town
  • (4/5)
    Simple book,its like it simplified value investing by Benjamin Graham
  • (3/5)
    Did not make much sense to me other constant repetition of “ magic formula” in every sentence.
  • (4/5)
    Impressive book for someone who is looking for a long term investment. This is not a good advice for someone like me who is a swing trader. I believe youneed to understand the type of investment you are interested in. I would highly suggest this book if you consider yourself as a long term invester (I mean very long, like years of waiting and having faith in the companies you have invested in).
  • (3/5)
    Not bad. Confirmed the theory on value investing from Ben Graham and others. Uses some statistics on the long term advantages and talks about using different ratios to find stocks, but mostly just pitched his website for finding the stocks.
  • (5/5)
    I love that very full of him good information and great for investment opportunities
  • (4/5)
    This book starts off sounding like a get rich quick scheme, but then makes well reasoned arguments why most investors may be better off following their "magic formula" than relying on their own judgement without being willing doing the work necessary to back up that judgement. It is insightful and brutally honest about the reality of investing, and while many of the "get rich quick" investors it is geared towards may miss the point, makes a sound argument about the reality of investing.
  • (5/5)
    It’s a great book which distills the effective concepts of investing. Simple enough that even kids get it.
  • (5/5)
    Doesn't promise quick gain with no pain, and tells you why the strategy may not work over the short term. Worth a read.
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    The best book I’ve read about value investing. Absolutely brilliant.

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    interesting books for beginners and for long term investments not for traders.

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    An old stock market adage says "buy low, sell high." Greenblatt says buy stocks that are both good [high ROA%] and cheap [high E/P%]. Sell stocks a year later. On average, Greenblatt's "magic formula" has earned investors 30% per year.

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