Del Vecchio And Jacobs, "What’" Behind The Numbers?"
I read "What’s Behind the Numbers: A Guide to Exposing Financial Chicanery and Avoiding Huge Losses in Your Portfolio"(McGraw-Hill, 2013) by John Del Vecchio and Tom Jacobs on a power-less Thursday and Friday post-Sandy. But I can assure you that, even I had been able to get back to my computer and had worked assiduously all weekend, I still wouldn’t have been able, as the authors suggest, to use their book (profitably) on Monday morning. Their long-short portfolio is tough to construct. It’s not for the instant gratification crowd. [More...]