Introducing Acquirers Funds®

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We’ve launched a new investment firm called Acquirers Funds® to help you put the acquirer’s multiple into action. Acquirers Funds® Our investment process begins with The Acquirer’s Multiple®, the measure used by activists and buyout firms to identify potential targets. We believe deeply undervalued, and out-of-favor stocks offer asymmetric returns, with … Read More

Charles Munger: Q3 2019 Top 10 Holdings

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One of the best resources for investors are the publicly available 13F-HR documents that each fund is required to submit to the SEC. These documents allow investors to track their favorite superinvestors, their fund’s current holdings, plus their new buys and sold out positions. We spend a lot of time … Read More

This Week’s Best Investing Articles, Research, Podcasts 10/18/2019

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing reads: Howard Marks Latest Memo – Mysterious (Oaktree Capital) Focused and Diffuse: Two Modes of Thinking (Farnam Street) Terrible Business Plans, Wonderful Businesses (A Wealth of Common Sense) Improving the Odds (HumbleDollar) A Reckoning for Value Investing as Quants Gather in London (BNN Bloomberg) Non-Ergodicity and … Read More

Daniel Kahneman: What Can All Investors Learn From Ray Dalio When It Comes To Making Better Decisions

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Shane Parrish recently interviewed Daniel Kahneman on his Knowledge Project Podcast. During the podcast Kahneman reveals the actions we can take to overcome the biases that cripple our decision-making, damper our thinking, and limit our effectiveness. He also discusses what everyone, including investors, can learn from Ray Dalio at Bridgewater … Read More

Reframe Value Versus Growth – It’s Value Creation: Buying Things For Less Than They’re Worth

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During his recent interview with Tobias, Michael Mauboussin, the Director of Research at Blue Mountain Capital Management, discusses why the debate over value versus growth should be reframed to value creation – buying things for less than they’re worth. Here’s an excerpt from that interview: Tobias Carlisle: When we discussed … Read More

How Should We Calculate The Cost Of Capital?

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During his recent interview with Tobias, Michael Mauboussin, the Director of Research at Blue Mountain Capital Management, discusses how we should consider calculating the cost of capital. Here’s an excerpt from that interview: Tobias Carlisle: There’s a few questions that fall out of that for me. When you’re thinking about … Read More

The 3 Most Powerful Ideas From Expectations Investing

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During his recent interview with Tobias, Michael Mauboussin, the Director of Research at Blue Mountain Capital Management, discusses the three most powerful ideas from Expectations Investing. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Tobias Carlisle: So much the better for chatting with you right now. I can’t tell you how much … Read More

(Ep.32) The Acquirers Podcast: Michael Mauboussin – Big Decisions, Luck, Skill, Complexity And Success In Investing

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Summary In this episode of The Acquirer’s Podcast Tobias chats with Michael Mauboussin. He’s the Director of Research at Blue Mountain Capital Management. He’s been an adjunct professor at Columbia for more than 25 years, earning multiple awards for doing so. He’s the Chair of the board of trustees of the Santa Fe … Read More

Howard Marks: Q2 2019 Top 10 Holdings

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One of the best resources for investors are the publicly available 13F-HR documents that each fund is required to submit to the SEC. These documents allow investors to track their favorite superinvestors, their fund’s current holdings, plus their new buys and sold out positions. We spend a lot of time … Read More

The Low Volatility Anomaly – Low-Volatility Stocks Have Higher Returns Than High-Volatility Stocks

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During his recent interview with Tobias, Lawrence Hamtil, Principal and author at Fortune Financial Advisors, discusses the low volatility anomaly – why low-volatility stocks have higher returns than high-volatility stocks, and how investors can take advantage of that. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Tobias Carlisle: You raised it as … Read More

Mid-Cap Stocks Sit In The Sweet Spot Of The Markets

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During his recent interview with Tobias, Lawrence Hamtil, Principal and author at Fortune Financial Advisors, discusses why mid-cap stocks are better performers and rebound more quickly than other sectors. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Tobias Carlisle: One of the interesting things for me that came out of that post … Read More

Daniel Kahneman: The Illusion Of Understanding – Just How Lucky Were The Founders Of Google

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Here’s a great passage from Daniel Kahneman’s book – Thinking Fast and Slow, in which he discusses the ‘Illusion of Understanding’, illustrated by the role that luck had on the founders of Google saying: The trader-philosopher-statistician Nassim Taleb could also be considered a psychologist. In The Black Swan, Taleb introduced … Read More