Barron's review of investing book "What's Behind the Numbers: A Guide to Exposing Financial Chicanery" informative with lively prose. Calls book a guide "to avoid land mines in your portfolio."
Click on the video below to watch John Del Vecchio discuss "Best Book of 2013 - What's Behind the Numbers? A Guide to Exposing Financial Chicanery". He discusses some of tips and techniques from the book for protecting ones portfolio and disabuses of some traditional investing strategies.
Dallas Morning News business columnist Will Deener reviews What's Behind the Numbers? Expose Financial Chicanery... written by John Del Vecchio, forensic accountant / co-manager of actively managed all short Ranger Equity Bear ETF and Tom Jacobs Portfolio Manager of Motley Fool Special Ops.
"I would recommend the book to those compelled toward stock picking or to anyone who wants to better understand how companies manipulate their earnings. It’s an easy read — you don’t need an accounting degree to understand it — and the insights are applicable whether you prefer to go long or short. . . Avoiding the big losses is more important than getting the big win, and that is the message of this book."
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