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Buffett and Beyond: Uncovering the Secret Ratio for Superior Stock Selection, + Website, 2nd Edition by Joseph Belmonte

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Contents

Preface: From Then Until Now

Introduction: A Sea Story

Chapter 1: The Purpose of This Book—Your Journey

Chapter 2: About Warren Buffett

Chapter 3: Determining the Earning Capacity of a Company (Now Really, Can It Be This Easy?)

The Beach Factor

Clean Surplus

Determining an Efficient Company

Take Your Bank Account

Bonds

Earning Capacity

How to Determine the Operating Efficiency of a Company

Sooo Important

You See … ROE Tells Us Everything

Let's Ask Warren

Summary—the Key to the Investing Business

Why Hasn't the Entire World Figured This Out Yet?

You Will Learn

Chapter 4: My Theory of Why Most Money Managers of the World Cannot Outperform the Market Averages

My Contest—Beware How You Select the Random Portfolio

One Step Beyond Buffett

You Don't Have to Worry

Fun with Our Portfolio Reviews

In Summary

Chapter 5: A Very Simple Income Statement and an Even Simpler Balance Sheet

The Income Statement

The Balance Sheet

Tying Together the Income Statement and Balance Sheet

Chapter 6: The Return on Equity Ratio

This Chapter and the Next and the Next

Chapter 7: The Return Portion of the Return on Equity Ratio

The Income Statement: Return

Chapter 8: The Equity Portion of the Return on Equity

Earnings

Accounting Statements and the Link Between Them

The General Motors Story

The Central Flaw of Traditional Accounting

Let's Not Forget the Main Question

Addendum to The General Motors Story

Chapter 9: How to Determine an Equitable Equity Number

Let's Review Just a Bit

Our New Return on ...

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