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

Title
The most important thing illuminated : uncommon sense for the thoughtful investor / Howard Marks.
Author
Marks, Howard, 1946-
Publication
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012.
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Series Statement
Columbia Business School Publishing
Subject
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
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.
ISBN
9780231530798
LCCN
10.7312/mark16284
OCLC
796991221
Author
Marks, Howard, 1946-
Title
The most important thing illuminated : uncommon sense for the thoughtful investor / Howard Marks.
Imprint
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Series
Columbia Business School Publishing
Summary
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 bestseller. Now, Columbia Business School Publishing is proud to announce an innovative digital edition that allows you to read Marks' words alongside comments, insights and counterpoints from four other renowned investors and investment educators: Christopher Davis, Joel Greenblatt, Paul Johnson and Seth Klarman. See what these investors think of such concepts as "second-level thinking," the price/value relationship, patient opportunism, and defensive investing. There are also annotations from Howard Marks himself, highlighting some of the themes that ...
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Source of description
Print version record.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. LaVergne : Columbia Business School Publishing, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1484 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1316 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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Print version: Marks, Howard, 1946- Most important thing illuminated. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012 9780231162845 (DLC) 2012003076 (OCoLC)775590881
Other Standard Identifier
10.7312/mark16284 doi
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