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DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO THE INVESTMENT PROCESS.
What is Value Investing?
Academic Finance: Efficient Market Hypothesis and Efficient Portfolio Theory.
Graham and Dodd Fundamentalism.
Broker-Dealer Research Departments and Conventional Money Managers.
The Substantive Characteristics of Securities.
Promoters' and Professionals' Compensations.
Uses and Limitations of Financial Accounting.
Uses and Limitations of Narrative Disclosures.
A Simplified Example.
Acquiring Securities in Bulk.
Restructuring Troubled Companies.
Other Resource Conversion Topics.
Epilogue: The Values of Value Investing.