The Little Book That Beats the Market

The Little Book That Beats the Market

by Joel Greenblatt

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Overview

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, Founder and Managing Partner at Gotham Capital (with average annualized returns of 40% for over 20 years), 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 6th 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470893661
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/03/2010
Series: Little Books. Big Profits , #9
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 348,499
File size: 378 KB

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 You Can Be a Stock Market Genius. Greenblatt holds a BS and an MBA from the Wharton School.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Foreword.

Introduction.

Chapter One.

Chapter Two.

Chapter Three.

Chapter Four.

Chapter Five.

Chapter Six.

Chapter Seven.

Chapter Eight.

Chapter Nine.

Chapter Ten.

Chapter Eleven.

Chapter Twelve.

Chapter Thirteen.

Step-by-Step Instructions.

Appendix.

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

"This book is the finest simple distillation of modern value investing principles ever written. It should be mandatory reading for all serious investors from 4th grade on up."
—Professor Bruce Greenwald of Columbia Business School, Director of the Heilbrunn Center for Graham and Dodd Investing

"A landmark book- a stunningly simple and low risk way to significantly beat the market!"
—Michael Steinhardt, The Dean of Wall Street Hedge Fund Managers

"Simply Perfect. One of the most important investment books of the last 50 years!"
—Michael F. Price, MFP Investors, LLC and called "Wall Street’s Foremost Value Investor," by Fortune Magazine

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