22Today and Tomorrow

If way to the Better there be, it exacts a full look at the Worst.—Thomas Hardy

One of the things I wanted to avoid with this book was to merely write a glamorous advertisement for myself or my practice (mission accomplished). If you were expecting yet another “here’s the right way to invest” tome, then I probably disappointed you. But something tells me you’ve read enough of those.

Wall Street’s marketing kung fu is strong, but the truth is stronger. I’m of the belief that as more people understand the way the investment business really works, they can make better choices and become better investors. This is not a book that sets out to create market-beating superstar traders out of Mom and Pop; there are enough people selling ...

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