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Subject:  Four Pillars of Investing Date:  1/5/2005  7:16 PM
Author:  activeREinvestor Number:  43894 of 80374

The books keeps coming up as a must read for people getting started with investment.

As I was curious I checked out Amazon. One nice thing about Amazon is your can browse a bit including checking out the table of contents, etc. Similar to going to the bookstore and reading a bit.

There is a quote from the first chapter that I wanted to raise here. Both because it is 'common wisdom' that it is correct and because it is 'professional wisdom' that it is false in some cases.

The book says The one thing that stands out above all else is the relationship between retur