Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
by Howard Marks
Reviews for The Most Important Thing"This is that rarity, a useful book."
-- Warren Buffet, Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
"The Most Important Thing is destined to become an
investment classic -- it should easily earn its place on every
thinking investor's bookshelf. Howard Marks has distilled years of
investment wisdom into a short book that is lucid, entertaining,
and ultimately profound."
"If you take an exceptional talent and have them obsess about
value investing for several decades -- including deep thinking
about its very essence with written analysis along the way -- you
may come up with a book as useful to value investors as this one
-- but don't count on it."
"Regular recipients of Howard Marks's investment memos eagerly
await their arrival for the essential truths and unique insights
they contain. Now the wisdom and experience of this great investor
are available to all. The Most Important Thing, Marks's
insightful investment philosophy and time-tested approach, is a
must read for every investor."
"Few books on investing match the high standards set by Howard Marks
in The Most Important Thing. It is wise, witty, and laced
with historical perspective. If you seek to avoid the pitfalls of
investing, you must read this book!"