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Robert Haugen

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Although efficient markets people still go around saying there is a "mountain" of evidence supporting their hypothesis, the truth of the matter is that it's a very old mountain that's now eroding rapidly into the sea.
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Chapter 1, Introduction, p. 2

 
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