How To Invest Like Sir John Templeton In 2017

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One of the most famous contrarian investors of all time was Sir John Templeton. Templeton was remembered for a number of famous quotes including: “To buy when others are despondently selling and to sell when others are avidly buying requires the greatest of fortitude and pays the ultimate greatest reward.” … Read More

Mohnish Pabrai – How To Calculate Intrinsic Value

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I’ve just been re-reading one of my favorite investing books of all time, The Dhando Investor, written by Mohnish Pabrai. In Chapter 7, Dhandho 102: Invest in Simple Businesses, Pabrai provides a very simple example of how to calculate intrinsic value using the real life example of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc … Read More

Seth Klarman – Beware of Value Pretenders

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With so many articles dedicated to the debate on value stocks vs growth stocks I think it’s a good time to revisit what Seth Klarman calls ‘Value Pretenders’ in his best-selling book, Margin of Safety. Here’s an excerpt from that book: “Value investing” is one of the most overused and … Read More

Athanassakos Rebukes Another Bogus Study That ‘Proves’ Value Investing Doesn’t Work

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George Athaassakos recently wrote a great article that illustrates why most studies that ‘prove’ value investing doesn’t work, are not entirely accurate. Here’s an excerpt from that article: A new study from Arizona State University, titled Do Stocks Outperform Treasury Bills?, is turning heads and gives ammunition to those who … Read More