Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-301) and index.
Why you need this book. Learn from the worst; The cavalry arrives -- The value legends. Benjamin Graham: the granddaddy of the gurus; John Neff: the investor's investor; David Dreman: the great contrarian; Warren Buffett: the greatest guru -- The growth legends (with a value twist). Peter Lynch: the star "GARP" manager; Kenneth L. Fisher: the price-sales pioneer; Martin Zweig: the conservative growth investor -- The pure quants. James O'Shaughnessy: the quintessential quant; Joel Greenblatt: the man with the magic formula; Joseph Piotroski: the undiscovered academic -- From theory to practice. Putting it together: the principles of guru investing; The missing piece: determining when to sell -- Conclusion: time to take the wheel -- Appendix A: Performance of guru-based 10- and 20-stock model portfolios -- Appendix B: Guru yearly track record comparison (actual or back-tested returns).