While the formula may be simple, understanding why the formulaworks is the true key to success for investors. The book will takereaders on a step-by-step journey so that they can learn theprinciples of value investing in a way that will provide them witha long term strategy that they can understand and stick withthrough both good and bad periods for the stock market.
As the Wall Street Journal stated about the originaledition, “Mr. Greenblatt…says his goal was to provideadvice that, while sophisticated, could be understood and followedby his five children, ages 6 to 15. They are in luck. His‘Little Book’ is one of the best, clearest guides tovalue investing out there.”
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Greenblatt offers lots of statistical proof of the formula's success, but emphasizes the importance of faith in seeing the investor through inevitable short-term downturns: "It will be your belief in the overwhelming logic of the magic formula that will make the formula work for you in the long r...Nov 14 2005 | Read Full Review of The Little Book That Beats th...
Greenblatt does point out that the formula does not beat the index in every yearlong period tested, but that in any period lasting three consecutive years or longer, his formula does win.Mar 23 2007 | Read Full Review of The Little Book That Beats th...
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