50 of the Best Value Investing Resources (plus a few more)

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(Image Credit, whytoread.com) People always ask me, what are my favorite investing resources. Things like articles, videos, bloggers, books etc. So today I’ve put together a list of 50+ investing resources that I’ve found very useful on my investing journey. It’s by no means complete but, it will give you a … Read More

FreightCar America, Inc. trading at a discount to its tangible book value $RAIL

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Last week FreightCar America, Inc (NASDAQ:RAIL) released its Q2 2016 quarterly report. FreightCar is a diversified manufacturer of railcars and railcar components. The company designs and manufactures a broad variety of railcar types for transportation of bulk commodities and containerized freight products primarily in North America, including open top hoppers, covered hoppers … Read More

There are three central elements to a value-investment philosophy – Part 1 – Seth Klarman

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(Image Credit, advisoranalyst.com) One of the best books on investing is Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor, by Seth Klarman. According to Forbes: Investing legend Seth Klarman runs Boston-based firm Baupost. With $27 billion under management, Baupost is one of the largest hedge funds. It posted small … Read More

Lame and boring value stocks outperform ‘glamour’ stocks – Patrick O’Shaughnessy

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Another one of my favorite bloggers is Patrick O’Shaughnessy. Patrick is a CFA and portfolio manager at O’Shaughnessy Asset Management. He also has an awesome blog called The Investors Field Guide which is a must read for all investors. Last year he did an excellent piece on the comparative performance between value stocks … Read More

Does the current climate make markets vulnerable to a black swan event? – The Royce Funds

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(Image Credit, www.mirror.co.uk) This month The Royce Funds Portfolio Manager, Charlie Dreifus discussed how the current climate of slow growth, high valuations, and interventionist monetary policy makes the markets potentially vulnerable to black swan events. Charlie Dreifus manages the firm’s Special Equity mutual funds that attempt to combine classic value … Read More

If contrarian strategies do so well, why doesn’t everyone use them? – David Dreman

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(Image credit – authors.simonandschuster.co.uk) I was recently re-reading one of my favorite investment books by David Dreman, Contrarian Investment Strategies – The Next Generation. David Dreman is the founder and Chairman of Dreman Value Management. He’s published many scholarly articles and has written four books. Dreman also writes a column for Forbes … Read More

What can Pokémon Go teach us about irrational investing?

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(Image Credit: www.pokemon.com) A lot has been written about the irrationality of investors. To help them out, they can head over to the SEC website and read the nine investing behaviors that can undermine investment performance. The article’s titled, Investor Bulletin: Behavioral Patterns of U.S. Investors. “The Library of Congress report … Read More

Apple Inc jumps 6.5%, 23% drop in iPhone sales $AAPL

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(Image Credit: www.theregister.co.uk) Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) released its 2016 third quarter results Wednesday. The company recorded revenue of $42.4 billion for the quarter, down 15% from $49.6 billion for the previous corresponding period. Net income was also down 27% for the quarter to $7.8 billion from $10.7 billion for the previous corresponding period. Clearly … Read More

Pendrell Corporation trading close to its NCAV $PCO

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(Image Credit: http://pendrell.com/) Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ:PCO) was the biggest mover in ‘The All Investable Screener’ yesterday, up a whopping 14.8%. Who is Pendrell Corporation? For the past five years Pendrell has invested in and acquired IP rights, and continues to monetize those IP rights. For example, during the second quarter of … Read More

Contemporary Investing Gurus – Ray Dalio (Video + Research Paper)

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(Image Credit: www.forbes.com) Recently I started an investing video series called, Contemporary Investing Gurus. Over the years I’ve spent loads 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, Meb Faber, and Guy Spier, just … Read More

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble – The Acquirer’s Multiple vs The Magic Formula

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(Image Credit: www.youtube.com) Like two heavyweight boxing champions, there’s been loads of tests and comparisons made between heavyweight stock screeners, The Acquirer’s Multiple (the method provided by the screens here) and The Magic Formula (which of course was developed by Joel Greenblatt). Here is one such article published by Lukas Neely, a … Read More