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Value Investing for beginning & small time investors and the value investing strategies of Graham & Klarman

What is Value Investing?

This is a value investing Website filled with all things value investing: Value Investing Strategy, Value Investing Conference, Value Investing Software. But what is Value Investing? This is obviously a beginning investor question. But weekends are for beginning value investors, since that is probably when they have time to investigate their investing strategies. In layman’s […]

Value Investing Criteria that Works- Low Price to Free Cash Flow (FCF)

In Value Investing we do not use only one set of criteria, clap our hands and say Eureka, I have it! We have several metrics that we can use in our Value Investing toolkit, sometimes in conjunction with each other to evaluate a company and discover if it is a bargain. What is Low Price […]

Beginning Value Investor Terms – Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)

Although this site is largely geared toward individual stocks, it seems to me, to better serve the beginning investors I need to address the more passive investment strategies that may be attractive to individual investors without much time on their hands to investigate individual companies but want to understand their investments. ETF Defined An Exchange […]

Top 5 Value Investing Tips

Value Investing is a mind set that guides you in your investing decisions. It does not involve technical analysis or trend following trading. Value Investing is fundamentally about buying a stock because you think the market has made a mistake and is undervaluing a company right now.  The following is a simplified version of what […]

Free Value Investing Resources- Graham and Doddsville

 The Super Investors of Graham and Doddsville was a famous article written by Warren Buffett in the 1980’s describing value investors, in the Ben Graham tradition, who disproved the efficient market theory. In that tradition, I am pointing the way to a free newsletter entitled: Graham and Doddsville  that  is produced by the students of […]

Greenblatt, Ackman & Value Investing Masters speak at the Value Investing Congress

The Value Investing Congress is being held in New York on October 17 & 18th. It is a great value investing conference to learn from experienced investors with different approaches some general philosophical and some actionable. My readers are entitled to a $1900 discount if you purchase your pass by July 29th. I am very […]

Underperformance in a Fund, Time to Invest?

A recent article in Bloomberg on fund under performance has led me to consider the question: if you are going to invest in a fund isn’t the best time to invest in when it looks like a good value, that is, it is beaten down? That all depends. Studies have shown that individual investors often […]

What I Learned at the Value Investing Congress

The Congress is no ordinary Value Investing Conference The Value Investing Congress West was more than a month ago. It is a value investing conference worth attending. If you want a great set of notes go to Ben’s Inoculated Investor to get them. I took notes too, but his are better than mine. I am […]

Does the Magic Formula Work?

I want to be a fan of mechanical investing. My own experiments with the 80-20 portfolio have been successful in a limited way, but not in terms of real returns. I will address this in my upcoming state of the portfolios posts toward the end of the month. The most obvious and well known mechanical […]

Understanding Investing Risk

What is investment risk? Wikipedia says there are two types of investment riskless and risky. I will start by disagreeing. It is a subject I have written about before in Does a Risk Free Rate Exist? My answer to the posed question is no.

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