Institutional Investors Are Delusional – Meb Faber (Hilarious)

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(Image Credit: mebfaber.com) One of my favorite bloggers is Meb Faber @ mebfaber.com. Meb recently wrote an article called Institutional Investors Are Delusional, where he commented on a recent survey of 400+ real money institutional respondents asked to estimate the net returns they will receive from their hedge funds. The results astounded Meb and they … Read More

The Magic of Compounding Returns, The Tyranny of Compounding Costs – John Bogle

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(Image, John Bogle on the Rise of Index Funds, accessed 16 July 2016, http://www.barrons.com/) Have you ever looked at the statement you receive from your investment manager and wondered, what the heck are they talking about! You think you’re getting good returns but it turns out you’re underperforming. The question is, WHY? … Read More

Value Investing | Danny DeVito (Video)

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(Video. Danny DeVito Explaining Value Investing — Benjamin Graham Style (Other People’s Money), accessed Youtube 13 July 2016, https://www.youtube.com/) Bit of humor today. Its aged a little, but here’s a great 3 minute video from the 1991 movie, Other People’s Money. Danny DeVito explains the timeless concept of value investing succinctly.

Overriding emotional investing by Klarman, Munger and Buffett

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(PHOTO: Source http://www.talkativeman.com/seth-klarmans-recommended-books-on-investing/) Recently I wrote an article on investing and Behavioral Finance. Behavioral finance is a relatively new field that seeks to combine behavioral and cognitive psychological theory with conventional economics and finance to provide explanations for why people make irrational financial decisions. The article is called, The biggest problem in … Read More

New Series – Contemporary Investing Gurus

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Today, I’m starting a new series here at The Acquirer’s Multiple called Contemporary Investing Gurus. Over the past few years I’ve spent a lot of time reading articles, watching videos and listening to podcasts from some of the best investing minds in the world. Names like Joel Greenblatt, Mohnish Pabrai, Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, … Read More

Deep Value Large Cap Gem – Lear Corporation $LEA

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(PHOTO: www.huffingtonpost.com) You have to love the Large Cap Deep Value Stock Screener here at The Acquirer’s Multiple (TAM). The Large Cap Deep Value Stock Screener shows the top 30 companies in The Acquirer’s Multiple® Large Cap 1000 universe, which is drawn from the largest 1,000 U.S. exchange-traded stocks and ADRs excluding financials and utilities.

1. We hand-pick the 90 Best Deep Value Stock Picks

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The Acquirer’s Multiple screeners examine the universe of US-listed stocks and ADRs to find the cheapest on the acquirer’s multiple, the name for the metric used by activists, private equity firms and corporate raiders to find deeply undervalued targets. How are the universes defined? At January 1, 2015, there were 9,254 stocks … Read More

Johnny’s Real-Life Acquirers Multiple Portfolio – Update

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OK, a few people have asked me what’s happening with my monthly updates for ‘Johnny’s Real-Life Acquirers Multiple Portfolio’ (AM Portfolio). For those of you that are unaware, I constructed my own AM Portfolio, using my own savings, here at The Acquirer’s Multiple starting in December of 2015. You can read all … Read More

The biggest problem in share investing, is you!

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Huh! I don’t mean you as an individual, but you as a human being, when it comes to investing in shares. I’ve just finished reading a whole bunch of research from various sources which clearly show that human beings make terrible decisions when it comes to investing in shares. I … Read More