James P. O’Shaughnessy is chairman and CEO of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management. He previously served as portfolio manager, director of systematic equity, and senior managing director for Bear Stearns. O’Shaughnessy is the author of the bestsellers What Works on Wall Street, How to Retire Rich, Invest Like the Best, and Predicting the Markets of Tomorrow: A Contrarian Investment Strategy for the Next Twenty Years.
This book will complement your knowledge on investing.
It evaluates the performance of multiple investing strategies over very long time periods (using historical market data) and identifies both good and bad strategies.
There is an overwhelming amount of data in this book so most of it is fairly dry reading.
His theories stopped working around the time he wrote this book. Two of his funds sand so badly they shut down in 2000. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Kevin O'Reilly, EA
Great book loaded with empirical data from O'Shaughnessy's research.Published 1 month ago by Supang McGuire
This is one of the best books I've read on investing in stocks. It is quantitative based using a through analysis of stocks using fundamental techniques with proven back testing.Published 3 months ago by Murali
Was very informative and pack with info. Still sorting the information. Will refer to it for many years to comePublished 4 months ago by Bruce
While there is an overwhelming amount of data, the point is that one can't pick winning stock screens from a mere million records over five or ten years. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lee Wenzel
The book made a big splash when it was first published, but as other commenters have stated, the strategies presented have failed to produce results.
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This book is written in such a fashion that the novice investor is able to self-teach quickly and easily as they read through the book. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Christopher Kostyk
I kept seeing this book referenced by others, so I read it myself and I am very glad I did. It brings to life the effectiveness of many academically-supported investment strategies... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Brett A. Machtig