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Book Review: Heterodox Investment Theory

Thomas Pistorius challenges much of mainstream investment theory that uses mathematical statistics to predict returns.

Book Review: Entrepreneurial Finance

Entrepreneurial Finance provides an excellent overview of the issues that investors and entrepreneurs alike must consider when financing new ventures.

Book Review: 20 for Twenty

All investment practitioners could profit handsomely, both intellectually and professionally, from studying any of the articles in this volume.

Book Review: Getting Back to Business

Getting Back to Business challenges the premises and prescriptions of modern portfolio theory (MPT) and offers an alternative investment approach.

Book Review: Mastering the Market Cycle

Howard Marks, CFA, explains why market cycles are largely driven by human psychology and behaviors.

Book Review: Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement

The latest book from Larry Swedroe and Kevin Grogan, CFA, focuses on retirement planning. The inclusion of “complete” in the title is appropriate.

Book Review: Modern Compliance Volumes I and II

Modern Compliance is an ambitious undertaking that brings together the myriad complexities of governing the investment professional.

Book Review: Keeping Your Dividend Edge

In Keeping Your Dividend Edge, Todd Wenning, CFA, describes the new market environment that necessitates a revised approach for selecting and monitoring dividend-paying stocks.

Book Review: Financial Behavior

This multi-author volume ranges well beyond the topic evoked by its title — namely, behavioral finance.

Book Review: Equity Management

The authors have compiled a highly readable, entertaining, and well-informed collection of articles on the history and development of the quantitative techniques of stock selection.



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