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"A lot has happened in the financial markets since 1992, when PeterBernstein wrote his seminal Capital Ideas. Happily, Peter has takenup his facile pen again to describe these changes, a virtualrevolution in the practice of investing that relies heavily oncomplex mathematics, derivatives, hedging, and hyperactive trading.This fine and eminently readable book is unlikely to be surpassedas the definitive chronicle of a truly historic era."
John C. Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group andauthor, The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

"Just as Dante could not have understood or survived the perils ofthe Inferno without Virgil to guide him, investors today need PeterBernstein to help find their way across dark and shifting ground.No one alive understands Wall Street's intellectual history better,and that makes Bernstein our best and wisest guide to the future.He is the only person who could have written this book; thankgoodness he did."
Jason Zweig, Investing Columnist, Moneymagazine

"Another must-read from Peter Bernstein! This well-written andthought-provoking book provides valuable insights on how keyfinance theories have evolved from their ivory tower formulation toprofitable application by portfolio managers. This book willcertainly be read with keen interest by, and undoubtedly influence,a wide range of participants in international finance."
Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, President and CEO of HarvardManagement Company, Deputy Treasurer of Harvard University, andmember of the faculty of the Harvard Business School

"Reading Capital Ideas Evolving is an experience not to bemissed. Peter Bernstein's knowledge of the principal characters-thegiants in the development of investment theory and practice-bringsthis subject to life."
Linda B. Strumpf, Vice President and Chief InvestmentOfficer, The Ford Foundation

"With great clarity, Peter Bernstein introduces us to the insightsof investment giants, and explains how they transformed financialtheory into portfolio practice. This is not just a tale of moneyand models; it is a fascinating and contemporary story about peopleand the power of their ideas."
Elroy Dimson, BGI Professor of Investment Management,London Business School

"Capital Ideas Evolving provides us with a uniqueappreciation for the pervasive impact that the theory of modernfinance has had on the development of our capital markets. PeterBernstein once again has produced a masterpiece that is mustreading for practitioners, educators and students offinance."
André F. Perold, Professor of Finance, HarvardBusiness School

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"A lot has happened in the financial markets since 1992, when Peter Bernstein wrote his seminal Capital Ideas. Happily, Peter has taken up his facile pen again to describe these changes, a virtual revolution in the practice of investing that relies heavily on complex mathematics, derivatives, hedging, and hyperactive trading. This fine and eminently readable book is unlikely to be surpassed as the definitive chronicle of a truly historic era."

-John C. Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group and author, Enough and The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

"Just as Dante could not have understood or survived the perils of the Inferno without Virgil to guide him, investors today need Peter Bernstein to help find their way across dark and shifting ground. No one alive understands Wall Street's intellectual history better, and that makes Bernstein our best and wisest guide to the future. He is the only person who could have written this book; thank goodness he did."

-Jason Zweig, Investing Columnist, Money magazine

"Another must-read from Peter Bernstein! This well-written and thought-provoking book provides valuable insights on how key finance theories have evolved from their ivory tower formulation to profitable application by portfolio managers. This book will certainly be read with keen interest by, and undoubtedly influence, a wide range of participants in international finance."

-Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, CEO and CIO of Pimco LLC, Newport Beach, CA

"Reading Capital Ideas Evolving is an experience not to be missed. Peter Bernstein's knowledge of the principal characters-the giants in the development of investment theory and practice-brings this subject to life."

-Linda B. Strumpf, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, The Ford Foundation

"With great clarity, Peter Bernstein introduces us to the insights of investment giants, and explains how they transformed financial theory into portfolio practice. This is not just a tale of money and models; it is a fascinating and contemporary story about people and the power of their ideas."

-Elroy Dimson, BGI Professor of Investment Management, London Business School

"Capital Ideas Evolving provides us with a unique appreciation for the pervasive impact that the theory of modern finance has had on the development of our capital markets. Peter Bernstein once again has produced a masterpiece that is must reading for practitioners, educators, and students of finance."

-Andre F. Perold, Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School

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"A lot has happened in the financial markets since 1992, whenPeter Bernstein wrote his seminal Capital Ideas. Happily,Peter has taken up his facile pen again to describe these changes,a virtual revolution in the practice of investing that reliesheavily on complex mathematics, derivatives, hedging, andhyperactive trading. This fine and eminently readable book isunlikely to be surpassed as the definitive chronicle of a trulyhistoric era."
John C. Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group andauthor, Enough and The Little Book of Common SenseInvesting

"Just as Dante could not have understood or survived the perilsof the Inferno without Virgil to guide him, investors today needPeter Bernstein to help find their way across dark and shiftingground. No one alive understands Wall Street's intellectual historybetter, and that makes Bernstein our best and wisest guide to thefuture. He is the only person who could have written this book;thank goodness he did."
Jason Zweig, Investing Columnist, Moneymagazine

"Another must-read from Peter Bernstein! This well-written andthought-provoking book provides valuable insights on how keyfinance theories have evolved from their ivory tower formulation toprofitable application by portfolio managers. This book willcertainly be read with keen interest by, and undoubtedly influence,a wide range of participants in international finance."
Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, CEO and CIO of Pimco LLC,Newport Beach, CA

"Reading Capital Ideas Evolving is an experience not tobe missed. Peter Bernstein's knowledge of the principalcharacters-the giants in the development of investment theory andpractice-brings this subject to life."
Linda B. Strumpf, Vice President and Chief InvestmentOfficer, The Ford Foundation

"With great clarity, Peter Bernstein introduces us to theinsights of investment giants, and explains how they transformedfinancial theory into portfolio practice. This is not just a taleof money and models; it is a fascinating and contemporary storyabout people and the power of their ideas."
Elroy Dimson, BGI Professor of Investment Management,London Business School

"Capital Ideas Evolving provides us with a uniqueappreciation for the pervasive impact that the theory of modernfinance has had on the development of our capital markets. PeterBernstein once again has produced a masterpiece that is mustreading for practitioners, educators, and students offinance."
Andre F. Perold, Professor of Finance, HarvardBusiness School

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