“[An] informative book . . . . Written in lively prose.”(Barron’s)
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.
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 2 months ago by Manjunath Sharma
Needed this for a class. Not too bad of a read. Price was decentPublished 2 months ago by marybeari
This is an ambitious book. It tries to draw together financial statement analysis, value investing, short-selling, technical analysis, market timing, and portfolio management into... Read morePublished 10 months ago by David Merkel
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 11 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 11 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 12 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 13 months ago by amazon customer
Well, what to say about this...
The book is based on assuming the EMH is false. Nothing really wrong with that, it is a very debatable topic. Read more
This book offers an excellent guide to understanding the nuances of investing. Its in depth strategies based partly on past performances of well known companies gives readers a... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Bruce C Wilfahrt