"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 --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
I love your candor and easy to read writing style.
I particularly like the book's discussion of risk, and how the conventional view of risk differs considerably for the average investors view of risk.
If you are a long-term investor, or if you are in the business of providing investment advice, this book is required reading.
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 12 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
Another great book from Bernstein. This one is more accessible than Style Investing and has some great financial planning tips/exercises. Read morePublished on March 12, 2002
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