Course Work

Value Based Research





Moneyball, the terrific book by Michael Lewis, captures much of what investors are trying to accomplish in their search for undervalued stocks.  Although the story is presumably about baseball, investors appear to believe it is really about investing!


Moneyball prompted many market commentators to publish short essays on their interpretation of the lessons from the book.  I have listed some of these essays below:

Morgan Stanley was quite taken with Moneyball and published two essays on the book and one advertisement:

Perhaps There's a Better Way

Searching for the Financial Equiv of a Walk

MS Moneyball advertisement


The following is a terrific book review:

Moneyball book review


Finally, here is my take on the parallels between the book and investing:

Paul Johnson's thoughts on Moneyball


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