by Howard Marks

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    • I just finished reading, and enjoying, Mastering the Market Cycle.Packed with wisdom and practical insights, the book is a wonderful tutorialfor market novices, and a very useful review for market veterans.
    • Found the book quite repetitive with a number of brushstrokes on the subject matter with no key real insights.
    • Repetition of material is pushed to the limit. Restating what is stated in a long past memo to investors and then restating the restatement multiple times through-out the book. Nothing new was revealed or explored - basically not helpful and a bit boring.
    • I was disappointed by this book. I have been a HUGE fan of Howard Marks' Oaktree memos. They are well-thought out, well-edited, and have useful information. Unfortunately, this book makes broad, repetitive generalizations with no data to prove its points. Yes, he says in 12 different ways that it's better to buy during the depths of a recession and sell during bubbles/manias, but zero actionable information is revealed in this book. No rules of thumb. No metrics. No resources. It ends by saying that most of the time, we are in between bubbles and deep recessions, and it's super hard to make money during these middle periods even though it can be more than a decade between these market extremes. Gee, thanks.
    • The book basically says what Buffett said be fearful when others are greedy and vice versa. And also what jp Morgan said the market will fluctuate.Not much new or interesting content overall. It’s basically a book telling you to time the market.Not a useful book. People have been saying the market is overvalued since 2010. And if you listened and tried to time the market you would have lost a lot of money.