"Instructs the investor on how to deal with a more problematic investment climate. Richard's guidance is thoughtful, detailed, and full of common sense."
Douglas A. Kass, General Partner, Seabreeze Partners Short LP
"An excellent and concise work by an acknowledged master in the field of strategic equity analysis from a quantitative perspective. [It] stands like a beacon amidst the Wall Street landscape of hype, confusion, and, well, noise."
Charles Albers, retired senior vice president and portfolio manager OppenheimerFunds
"Bernstein's basic premise about the lack of value of today's so-called 'information' is so true. It's just like fooda lot more of it isn't healthy; it's quality that counts."
Jeffrey J. Diermeier, President and CEO, CFA Institute
"Rich Bernstein does a marvelous job separating investment facts from fantasy in a clear and concise way. [It] should be included on the reading list of any serious investor."
Michael E. Kenneally, Chairman and Global CEO Credit Suisse Asset Management
Well written by a very knowledgeable trader / advisor. A little tedious to get into but the points are well made and delivers useful information for an investor.Published 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
Richard Bernstein became visible to the investing public primarily through his appearances on Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser. Read morePublished on September 16, 2012 by value hunter
Rich Bernstein was the head of Quantitative Analysis at Merrill Lynch when he wrote this book. He then went on to become Chief Investment Strategist at Merrill, and rose in... Read morePublished on February 9, 2010 by Joshua Cochran
The book was in great shape, just as described, but the USPS ground shipping option was way too slow.Published on October 14, 2009 by Carlos Ibanez
USEFUL FOR AN INEXPERIENCED INVESTOR. PRIMARY POINT IS TO FOCUS ON THE LONG TERM AND DO NOT RESPOND TO DAY TO DAY EVENTS COVERED IN THE MEDIA. Read morePublished on February 20, 2007 by George W. Vaughan
This is an outstanding book---the best I've read in 3 years. I particularly like the discussion of risk--how the general perception of risk differs form the investors point of... Read morePublished on March 6, 2002
While working on a trading desk, I have witnessed people,"long term investors", lose significant sums of money by paying attention to noise. Read morePublished on March 1, 2002 by curt
Rich Bernstein is one of the "Wisest" Professionals on Wall Street. While there are a lot of smart people in the investment community that can easily rattle off facts... Read morePublished on December 5, 2001 by chip potts