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The Bear Book, Survive and Profit in Ferocious Markets

     by Rothchild, John

The Bear Book, Survive and Profit in Ferocious Markets

In The Bear Book, John Rothchild writes about the workings of a bear market. He gives a history of bear markets, what they are and how they affect us. He gives an interesting account of the crash of 1929. Rothchild writes about how to protect investments in a down market and gives examples of good sources for tracking the market. He also discusses the wisdom of trying to "bear proof" a portfolio with such things as cash or gold. Of particular interest is the section on the ups and downs of owning mutual funds in a bear market. John Rothchild is the author or coauthor of several financial books including A Fool and His Money and Beating the Street. He is a financial columnist for "Time Magazine" and "Fortune Magazine." He has also appeared on business newscasts such as the "Nightly Business Report." 

For the last half of 1998, this is a very timely book. Since there are not a lot of books written about the workings of a bear market, this reviewer found The Bear Book to be very helpful.

Reviewed by sc, 10/98. Other reviews by sc.