This Week’s Best Investing Reads 09/28/2018

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing reads: Winner Takes it All: How Markets Favor the Few at the Expense of the Many (Farnam Street) Knowledge vs. Skill (A Wealth of Common Sense) Dear Future Me (Above The Market) Make No Mistake (The Reformed Broker) Meditations on Mortality in Life and Investing (Safal Niveshak) Value Vs. Growth Stocks: Growth … Read More

Howard Marks: 6 Classic Investment Mistakes That Every Investor Should Avoid

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In his 2006 memo titled ‘Pigweed’ Howard Marks provided investors with six classic investment mistakes that every investor should avoid using the real-life case study of hedge fund – Amaranth Advisors. Amaranth Advisors was an American multi-strategy hedge fund founded by Nicholas Maounis and headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. During its peak, the firm had up to … Read More

This Week’s Best Investing Reads 09/21/2018

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing reads: Predicting the Future with Bayes’s Theorem (Farnam Street) Jeff Bezos with David Rubenstein at the Economic Club of Washington DC (The Reformed Broker) Revisiting the Fall of 2008 (A Wealth of Common Sense) Fool Me Three Times And I Give Up (Collaborative Fund) Siegel vs. Shiller: Is the Stock … Read More

Murray Stahl: We Find Things That Nobody Wants To Buy For A Reason That Is Not Related To Fundamentals Of Valuation

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One of the investors we like to follow closely here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Murray Stahl, CEO of Horizon Kinetics. Stahl has a particular knack of finding investment opportunities in ‘special situations’. In this interview with Ticker he discusses areas where investors can find these opportunities saying: “In a … Read More

Richard Zeckhauser: Mere Mortals Should Not Try To Imitate Warren Buffett or Bill Miller

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Some years ago Richard Zeckhauser, a professor of political economy and bridge player, wrote a very interesting paper called – Investing in the Unknown and Unknowable (UU). His paper discusses how the wisest investors have earned extraordinary returns by investing in the unknown and the unknowable (UU). But they have done so on a reasoned, sensible … Read More