"[An] informative book ... Written in lively prose." Barron's 20130105
John Del Vecchio is the cofounder and co-manager of The Active Bear ETF, a fund dedicated to shorting individual stocks with fundamental red flags. Previously, he managed a hedge fund for Ranger Alternative Management, L.P. In addition, he worked for well-known short seller David Tice and famed forensic accountant Dr. Howard Schilit. Del Vecchio coadvises the Motley Fool Alpha long-short newsletter.
Tom Jacobs, is an investment advisor and portfolio manager with Echelon Investment Management in Dallas. He applies this book's earnings quality tests to value investing for clients.
This book is an excellent primer on earnings quality analysis. The chapter on revenue recognition is unique. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Wanaphat
Demystifies much of the hubris around short selling... if you're an investor in the market today, reading books like this one can give you the advantage most will never have --... Read morePublished 1 month ago by CAROL ANNE WRIGHT
The book gives clear and very practical tips on how to invest. It shares research and data to support the authors' conclusions.Published 4 months ago by VICTORIA SANTOS
Good book. What I can add here will hopefully help individual investors. For an individual investor who wants to go the extra mile, there is a cost-effective (as opposed to FACTSET... Read morePublished 7 months ago by MS Sharma
Needed this for a class. Not too bad of a read. Price was decentPublished 7 months ago by marybeari
I enjoyed the book and invest in their funds. I would have like to learn about their methodology and selection process a little more.Published 16 months ago by Rich
I wish I could return it - very rudimentary, no where near the league of other earnings quality books (e.g. quality of earnings, art of short selling). Read morePublished 16 months ago by C. Zhang
Summary from my full length review - An excellence book written by 2 authors in completely different discipline giving the readers a chance to put some common sense on investing... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Lawrence Chan
When a friend suggested I read “What’s Behind the Numbers” I quietly made a point to avoid it all costs. Read morePublished 18 months ago by amazon customer