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

Howard Marks And Joel Greenblatt: “I Think You And I Would Agree That People Are Nuts.” Time Favors The Rational.

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Earlier this year, Howard Marks and Joel Greenblatt came face to face at the inaugural Forbes and Shook Research Top Financial Advisor Summit in Las Vegas where it became apparent that their worldview is nearly identical. When speaking about the current market conditions the pair said, “Most people, including most people in the investment business, don’t have the ability to take advantage … 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