20 Timeless Investing Lessons From Joel Greenblatt

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One of our favorite investors here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Joel Greenblatt. Greenblatt is the Managing Partner of Gotham Capital, a hedge fund that he founded in 1985, and a Managing Principal of Gotham Asset Management. He is also the author of four books, You Can Be A Stock Market Genius, The Little Book That Beats The Market, The … Read More

Here’s A Couple Of ‘Tricks’ Greenblatt Teaches His MBA Students To Assess Potential Investments

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One of the biggest problems facing investors is trying to figure out a good starting point for assessing potential investments. Additionally, another problem we face is trying to make comparisons between potential investments to figure out which one is the better investment. Some of the best answers to these challenges can be found in one of Joel Greenblatt’s lesser known … Read More

Joel Greenblatt – Value Investing Doesn’t Always Work, Which Is Precisely Why It Works

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One of the best reads for any investor is the book, Hedge Fund Market Wizards: How Winning Traders Win, by Jack Schwager. The book provides successful trading philosophies and strategies from fifteen traders who’ve consistently beaten the markets, one of which is Joel Greenblatt. In the book, Greenblatt discusses how he developed his Magic Formula and why value investing continues to work. … Read More

Joel Greenblatt Says Todays Investors Can Win By Zigging When The Market’s Zagging

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In a recent article at Bloomberg, Joel Greenblatt said, “Passive investing suits some, but isn’t discerning”, and “Investors can win by zigging when markets zag”. Here’s an excerpt from that article: The shift to passive strategies that hug stock market indexes is likely to continue, but that’s not all bad for active stock pickers, said Joel Greenblatt, the co-chief investment officer … Read More

Joel Greenblatt – Individual Investors Can Beat Large Institutions And Passive Strategies – Here’s How

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One of our favorite Joel Greenblatt interviews is one he did with Steve Forbes at Intelligent Investing. In this interview, Greenblatt explains how small investors can still beat large institutions. Greenblatt also discusses why investing in indexes like The Russell 1000 and the S&P 500 are seriously flawed even though they beat most active managers. He highlights why value investors … Read More

Joel Greenblatt: Human Intervention Hurts Your Performance | Talks at Google

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One of our favorite investors here at The Acquirer’s Multiple – Stock Screener is Joel Greenblatt. Greenblatt serves as Managing Principal and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Gotham Asset Management, the successor to Gotham Capital, an investment firm he founded in 1985. Since 1996, he has been a professor on the adjunct faculty of Columbia Business School where he teaches “Value … Read More

Investors Underperform Because They Continue To Chase Returns – Joel Greenblatt

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Joel Greenblatt is a Columbia University professor and co-founder of Gotham Asset Management. He’s also the author of the value investing best seller, The Little Book That Beats the Market. In his book, Greenblatt explains how investors can outperform the popular market averages by simply and systematically applying a formula that seeks out good businesses when they’re available at bargain prices. Last month, Greenblatt … Read More

To Be Exceptional You Have To Be Different – Joel Greenblatt with Howard Marks (Video)

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For me, this is investing nirvana! Joel Greenblatt, the Managing Partner and Co-CIO of Gotham Asset Management being interviewed by Howard Marks, Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management L.P. Marks spends thirty two minutes interviewing Joel Greenblatt, the creator of the “Magic Formula”, an investing strategy that could be used by average investors to make money in the stock market. The interview took place at the Wharton School of … Read More

Minimizing Your Downside Risk – Ty Cobb Batted .367 Cos He Got On Base!

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(Image Credit: http://www.outsidepitchmlb.com/) Like baseball, investing is more about safe hits that’ll get you on base rather than hitting home runs. The importance of calculating down-side risk rather than upside gains is one of the most overlooked concepts in stock market investing. Of course Warren Buffett is often quoted as saying, “Rule No.1 is never lose money. Rule No.2 is never forget … Read More