In King Icahn, author Mark Stevens provides a detailed account of activist investor Carl Icahn’s biggest investment deals. Additionally, the book offers a glimpse of Icahn’s upbringing and gives readers an understanding of how a med school dropout became the corporate raider he is today. Read more»
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What Works on Wall Street is essentially an encyclopedia of different quantitative approaches to profiting in the stock market. In essence, the book breaks down the performance of several value and momentum investment strategies. Read more»
Booms and busts are becoming more frequent in today’s investing environment. In Contrarian Investment Strategies, David Dreman uses modern psychological research to profit from the stock market’s inevitable swings. Read more»
With Deep Value, Tobias Carlisle, founder of Carbon Beach Asset Management LLC, makes the most compelling case for value investing since Graham and Dodd.
Using captivating case studies and strong academic research, he promotes a strategy which seeks stocks ripe for activist takeovers. The idea being that one catalyst or another will eventually close the gap on the discount between market price and intrinsic value. Read more»
When Joel Greenblatt published The Little Book That Beats the Market in 2005, it was an instant classic.
The 2010 edition – titled The Little Book That STILL Beats the Market – is updated with a new introduction and afterward to convey that this little book is still relevant for individual investors. Read more»