Table of contents for The billion dollar mistake : learning the art of investing through the missteps of legendary investors / Stephen L. Weiss.


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Foreword.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chapter 1: Kirk Kerkorian: Due Diligence is Due Every Time.
Chapter 2: David Bonderman: Does This Mean I Also Overpaid for the Rolling Stones?
Chapter 3: Aubrey McClendon: Falling on the Wrong Edge of the Two-Edged Leverage Sword.
Chapter 4: Bill Ackman: Detour From Discipline.
Chapter 5: Nick Maounis: ‘Trust, But Verify…’.
Chapter 6: Leon Cooperman: The Pirate of Prague Meets the Prince of Princeton—And the Boy From the Bronx Gets Squeezed.
Chapter 7: Richard Pzena: Fashions Change, History Persists—Or Does It?
Chapter 8: Geoff Grant: Style Drift—It's Hot Till It's Not.
Chapter 9: Volkswagen and Porsche: The Hare Finally Wins and the Shorts Get Squeezed.
Chapter 10: Chris Davis: It Was Dressed Like an Insurance Company, But It Didn't Quack Like One…
Chapter 11: Madoff Investors: Hook, Line, and Sunk.
Epilogue: Me Too: Mistakes I've Made and Lessons I've Learned.
Notes.
Glossary.
About the Author.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Investments -- United States.
Capitalists and financiers -- United States.