Peter Lynch: 13 Filters For Finding The Perfect Stock

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One of our favorite investing books is – One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch – It’s an investment classic! In Chapter Eight, Lynch provides thirteen filters for finding the perfect stock saying: Getting the story on a company is a lot easier if you understand the basic business. That’s why I’d rather invest in panty hose than in communications … Read More

Peter Lynch: 27 Timeless Investing Lessons

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We’ve just been re-reading Peter Lynch’s classic book – One Up On Wall Street. In it, Lynch provides 27 timeless investing lessons. Here’s an excerpt from the book: Sometime in the next month, year, or three years, the market will decline sharply Market declines are great opportunities to buy stocks in companies you like. Corrections—Wall Street’s definition of going down a … Read More

Peter Lynch Protege Joel Tillinghast: How To Avoid Value Traps

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One of our favorite investing books here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is – Big Money Thinks Small, by Joel Tillinghast. Tillinghast is a protege of value investing legend Peter Lynch. In the Foreword of the book Lynch provides glowing praise for Tillinghast saying: “I have been an active stock picker for virtually my entire life, so it pains me when critics … Read More

Lynch & Munger – Becoming A Better Investor Requires Thinking Outside Of Investing

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A lot of investors believe that the more you can learn about investing and investing techniques the better you will be as an investor. A typical value investor might spend time studying the fundamental assumptions and approaches to value investing, techniques for assessing fundamental value – balance sheet and earnings power approaches, or structuring value-based portfolios to control risk and … Read More

Superinvestors Agree That Business Schools Don’t Make You A Better Investor

Johnny HopkinsCharles Munger, Joel Greenblatt, Mohnish Pabrai, Peter Lynch, Warren Buffett1 Comment

While a lot of investors believe that a good finance course at one of the world’s most prestigious business schools is a sure-fire way to becoming a better investor, it seems that some of the greatest investors disagree. Here’s what Buffett, Munger, Greenblatt, Pabrai, and Lynch have to say about learning about investing at business school. In Warren Buffett’s 1996 … Read More

4 Of The Greatest Investing Lessons From Peter Lynch

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One of my favorite Peter Lynch interviews is one he did with PBS. Lynch ran Fidelity’s Magellan Fund for thirteen years (1977-1990). In that period Lynch he averaged a 29.2% annual return, consistently more than doubling the S&P 500 market index and making it the best performing mutual fund in the world. During his tenure, assets under management increased from $18 … Read More

Peter Lynch – In Investing The Person That Turns Over The Most Rocks Wins The Game

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One of my favorite all time investors is Peter Lynch. As the manager of the Magellan Fund at Fidelity Investments between 1977 and 1990, Lynch averaged a 29.2% annual return, consistently more than doubling the S&P 500 market index and making it the best performing mutual fund in the world. During his tenure, assets under management increased from $18 million to $14 billion One of the best Lynch interviews … Read More