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The most important thing illuminated : uncommon sense for the thoughtful investor

Author: Howard Marks
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012.
Series: Columbia Business School Publishing
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May of 2011, Columbia Business School Publishing released Howard Marks' The Most Important Thing, a book that distilled the wisdom of Marks' celebrated client memos into a single volume, making his time-tested investing philosophy available to general readers for the first time. The book was greeted with wide acclaim from investors--professional, casual, aspiring, and armchair alike--and became a business  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Marks, Howard, 1946-
Most important thing illuminated.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012003076
(OCoLC)775590881
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Marks
ISBN: 9780231530798 023153079X
OCLC Number: 796991221
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Second-level thinking --
Understanding market efficiency (and its limitations) --
Value --
The relationship between price and value --
Understanding risk --
Recognizing risk --
Controlling risk --
Being attentive to cycles --
Awareness of the pendulum --
Combating negative influences --
Contrarianism --
Finding bargains --
Patient opportunism --
Knowing what you don't know --
Having a sense for where we stand --
Appreciating the role of luck --
Investing defensively --
Avoiding pitfalls --
Adding value --
Reasonable expectations --
Pulling it all together.
Series Title: Columbia Business School Publishing
Responsibility: Howard Marks.
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Distilling the wisdom of Marks' celebrated client memos into a single volume and, for the first time, making his time-tested investing philosophy available to general readers, this book has been  Read more...

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When I see memos from Howard Marks in my mail, they're the first thing I open and read. I always learn something, and that goes double for his book. -- Praise for The Most Important Thing, Warren Read more...

 
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