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Book Reviews


Book Review: Smart(er) Investing

The authors identify the red flags that signal a study’s methodology may produce unreliable results.

Book Review: Wealth of Wisdom

The editors are to be commended for creating a genuinely valuable resource for wealth management specialists.

Book Review: The Man Who Solved the Market

James Simons has lived a life that begs for a biographer.

Book Review: How Money Became Dangerous

How Money Became Dangerous is an insightful account of a key period in the development of finance.

Book Review: Automating Finance

There are no heroes or villains in Automating Finance by Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra.

Book Review: Stock Buybacks

Edward Yardeni and Joseph Abbott's work is a delight that educates the most seasoned equity analyst and investor.

Book Review: Never Bulls**t the Client

Like its title, this book by Richard M. Ennis, CFA, "is brief, to the point, and unafraid to rattle the cage of conventional wisdom."

Book Review: The Ethical Investor’s Handbook

That investing responsibly is complicated does not imply that investors should abandon the effort, in Morten Strange’s view.

Book Review: Financial Econometrics

Oliver Linton provides a good reference work for key financial econometric topics and extensions over the past 20 years.

Book Review: Behavioral Finance

This book is a succinct but comprehensive review of behavioral finance and how investors and practitioners can compensate for their biases to improve their financial decision making.