Book Reviews Archive

Interview with Tom Au, Friday at Value Investing News

We have a special event going on tomorrow at Value Investing News. I will be interviewing Thomas P. Au, author of A Modern Approach to Graham & Dodd Investing. The interview will start at 10:00 AM EST tomorrow, June 13, 2008. At the end of the interview, you will be able to ask Tom Au questions in

Now Available: The Four Filters Invention of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger

I received the news that Bud Labitan has released his first book entitled The Four Filters: Invention of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. As you might recall, I provided a sneak preview of The Four Filters back in March. That excerpt provides a good overview of the book. As significant as the refinement of the microscope by Antonie

Sneak Preview of The Four Filters by Bud Labitan

Bud Labitan just shared with me part of his new book, The Four Filters: What I learned from the Invention of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. He describes his book as a short read that can easily be read on a quick plane ride. The book goes into the “amazing invention” that Warren Buffett and

What is the best value investing book?

What are your favorite value investing books? Please use the poll below to rank your favorites. Feel free to add books to the list that haven’t been added yet.

Interview with Vitaliy Katsenelson, author of Active Value Investing

As I announced earlier this week, I conducted an interview with Vitaliy N. Katsenelson, the author of the new book, Active Value Investing, on October 31st at the Value Investing News Forum. The following is a transcript of the forum discussion with Vitaliy Katsenelson: George: Vitaliy N. Katsenelson, CFA, has been involved with the investment industry

Halloween Treat: Interview with the Author of Active Value Investing

This morning I’m interviewing Vitaliy Katsenelson who is the author of the new book, Active Value Investing: Making Money in Range-Bound Markets. You can follow the interview unfolding on the Value Investing News Forum under the thread, Interview with author Vitaliy N. Katsenelson. You will be able to ask Vitaliy questions in the forum at the conclusion of

Active Value Investing

As you may have noticed, there is a new value investing book out. It’s called Active Value Investing: Making Money in Range-Bound Markets by Vitaliy N. Katsenelson. In the spirit of full disclosure, I want to mention that Vitaliy is sponsoring this month’s contest at Value Investing News, where we are giving away three free signed copies

Suggestions for a Good Book About Quantitative Analysis

JT asks: “I’m interested in learning about quantitative analysis. I was wondering if you might be able to suggest a good book to start with. I’ve read Rule  1# investing and been using it for a little bit. I’m interested getting into finance as a career though. My background is in Computer Science and software

Review of Wealth: Grow It, Protect It, Spend It, and Share It

Last month, I mentioned that I was reading Wealth : Grow It, Protect It, Spend It, and Share It by Stuart E. Lucas.  This book discusses the concept of strategic wealth management and then dives deeper into the specific topics of values, defining wealth objectives, managing investments, selecting advisers, taxes, promoting family wealth stewardship, philanthropy, multigenerational planning,

Value Investing Chapter 2: Searching for Value

In Chapter 2 of Value Investing : From Graham to Buffett and Beyond, Greenwald notes that when stocks are picked based on their price performance over the past three years, rather than last year alone, the results are unexpected. The worse performers do better and the high fliers come back to earth. This is known