Practical analysis for investment professionals

book reviews


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.

Book Review: Risk Management Competency Development in Banks

Risk management at banks — especially in a post-financial-crisis world — is a topic of critical importance to investors and regulators.

Book Review: The New Stock Market

The New Stock Market is a truly impressive achievement.

Book Review: Governance Reimagined

David R. Koenig's Governance Reimagined "focuses on the 'why' and 'how' of governance rather than the 'what' that is delivered by other guidebooks."

Book Review: Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises

Ray Dalio provides investors with a framework to understand the possible economic scenarios that lie ahead, as well as the investment implications.

Book Review: Bond Pricing and Yield Curve Modeling

Riccardo Rebonato combines theory with current empirical evidence to build a robust understanding of what drives the government bond market.

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.