Monday, January 08, 2007

Wall Street On Sale - Book Review

Wall Street On Sale

What Is It About?

This book is about using the value investing approach to achieve success in the stock market. The book provides a detailed review of what value investing is and how to select stocks using value investing techniques. Providing tools and techniques, the author walks the reader through several ways one may approach investing using the value style. The author does this by discussing how to use financial ratios, intangibles, profit margins, and cash flows to identify value stocks. The author presents this material in a straight forward and easy to understand writing style.

What Did I Get Out Of It As A New Investor?

The book provides a solid overview of value investing. More than a beginner book, it provides detail to those seeking a deeper examination of value investing. This is done in a way which does not leave a new investor perplexed as to the subject manner discussed.

The Good News

A well balanced book which provides a new investor a solid beginner-to-intermediate introduction to value investing.

The Bad News

The book may not appeal to those who have already obtained competency in and an understanding of value investing.

The Bottom Line

Good book for a new investor who desires to enhance their understanding of value investing.

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1 comment:


Nothing increases returns more and lowers risk more than value investing.