This Week’s Best Investing Reads 4/19/2019

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing reads: Warren Buffett: The Greatest Factor Investor of All Time? (CFA Institute) How to Improve Your Risk-Adjusted Returns (The Irrelevant Investor) The Importance of Working With “A”Players (Farnam Street) Investing Do’s and Don’ts (Morningstar) Looking for Easy Games in Bonds (Michael Mauboussin) Investors … Read More

Value portfolios formed on P/CF are underperforming glamour by the widest margin *EVER* going back to 1951 — 59%

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The chart below shows the relative performance (blue, left-hand side) and underperformance from the nearest peak (orange, right-hand side) of value-weighted decile portfolios formed on price-to-cash flow from 1951 to February 2019. Value is currently enduring its deepest relative underperformance ever. In December last year, the value decile of portfolios … Read More

Warren Buffett: You Don’t Want To Buy Stock In The Company That Has To Do Everything Right

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Here’s a great recent interview with Warren Buffett speaking to Becky Quick at CNBC. During the interview Buffett, while speaking about Apple, provides some great insights into why investors should not buy stocks in companies that have to do everything right, saying: Apple, I’d love to see them succeed. That’s … Read More

(Ep.6) The Acquirers Podcast: Michael Batnick of Ritholz Wealth Management – Big Mistakes, The Best Investors And Their Worst Trades

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Summary In Episode 6 of The Acquirer’s Podcast, Tobias interviews Michael Batnick, the Director of Research at Ritholz Wealth Management and author of Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments. During the interview Michael discusses: How He First Met Josh Brown (Author of The Reformed Broker Blog) Some … Read More

This Week’s Best Investing Reads 4/12/2019

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing reads: You Have To Live It To Believe It (Collaborative Fund) Current Events (csinvesting) Aswath Damodaran – Lyft overvalued here, according to the dean of valuation (YouTube) Five Crashes (Humble Dollar) Danger Zone: Traditional Value Investors (Forbes) Investing In Shipping Stocks: Lessons From Walter Schloss … Read More

Investors Can Use Consumer Satisfaction Surveys To Capture Alpha

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdtGtzUuA3o?start=1187 During his recent interview with Tobias. Phil Bak of Exponential ETFs discusses how investors can use consumer satisfaction surveys to capture alpha. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Tobias Carlisle: So just to go back to the ACSI, the consumer sentiment … Is it consumer sentiment? Phil Bak: Satisfaction. … Read More

Investors Can Extrapolate The Premium Provided By An Equal Weight Portfolio Versus Market Cap

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdtGtzUuA3o?start=498 During his recent interview with Tobias. Phil Bak of Exponential ETFs discusses how investors can extrapolate the premium which is provided by equal weight portfolio versus market cap, saying: Well, I think it really started and like you said, with equal weights. My background, I was at Ridex Investments, … Read More

James Montier: Why Does Everyone Hate MMT?

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James Montier recently released a great paper titled – Why Does Everyone Hate MMT?, Groupthink in Economics. In the paper he argues that MMT is misunderstood by the ‘great and the good’ such as Rogoff, Krugman, and Summers, saying: Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) seems to provoke a visceral reaction amongst … Read More

This Week’s Best Investing Reads 4/5/2019

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing reads: Howard Marks Memo – Growing The Pie (Oaktree) Ray Dalio – Why and How Capitalism Needs to Be Reformed (Part 1) (LinkedIn) How is the Market Doing? (The Irrelevant Investor) Stock Investors: You Have Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself (Vitaliy Katsenelson) Real Estate … Read More

Warren Buffett – Top 10 Holdings Q4 2018

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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