If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
—Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Notice that Graham announces from the start that this book will not tell you how to beat the market. No truthful book can.
Instead, this book will teach you three powerful lessons:
Back in the boom years of the late 1990s, when technology stocks seemed to be doubling in value every day, the notion that you could ...