Investors Underperform Because They Continue To Chase Returns – Joel Greenblatt

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Joel Greenblatt is a Columbia University professor and co-founder of Gotham Asset Management. He’s also the author of the value investing best seller, The Little Book That Beats the Market. In his book, Greenblatt explains how investors can outperform the popular market averages by simply and systematically applying a formula that seeks out good businesses when they’re available at bargain prices. Last month, Greenblatt … Read More

To Be Exceptional You Have To Be Different – Joel Greenblatt with Howard Marks (Video)

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For me, this is investing nirvana! Joel Greenblatt, the Managing Partner and Co-CIO of Gotham Asset Management being interviewed by Howard Marks, Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management L.P. Marks spends thirty two minutes interviewing Joel Greenblatt, the creator of the “Magic Formula”, an investing strategy that could be used by average investors to make money in the stock market. The interview took place at the Wharton School of … Read More

Minimizing Your Downside Risk – Ty Cobb Batted .367 Cos He Got On Base!

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(Image Credit: http://www.outsidepitchmlb.com/) Like baseball, investing is more about safe hits that’ll get you on base rather than hitting home runs. The importance of calculating down-side risk rather than upside gains is one of the most overlooked concepts in stock market investing. Of course Warren Buffett is often quoted as saying, “Rule No.1 is never lose money. Rule No.2 is never forget … Read More