Tag: book review

Investment lessons from Ed Thorp

Here I summarise the financial market lessons imparted by Ed Thorp in his book “A man for all markets”. My first three sections cover his views on investing, risk and market inefficiencies. My last two sections describe the hedge fund strategies Dr Thorp employed as well as his views on hedge funds in general.

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The Education of a Value Investor – Guy Spier

This is an inspirational autobiography of Guy Spier’s career and how he turned from an investment banker into a “value” investment professional managing his own fund, Aquamarine Capital. It is inspirational because Mr Spier not only describes his pursuit to become a true value investor, but also his quest to become the “best person that he can be”.

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