This is a collection of companies that most recently have passed Graham’s stringent value investing screen.
Of the whole investing universe, less than 25 companies make the list. What would Ben Graham buy today? this is probably a good start: [continue reading…]
The Evolution of a Super-Investor — John Maynard Keynes
Keynes may be the most famous name in all of economics. The term “Keynesian Economics” still fills headlines today as global financiers look for ways to restart economic growth.
But what you may not have known is that the same Keynes that created Keynesian Economics, is also responsible for some of the earliest thoughts on value investing, diversification and behavioral finance. [continue reading…]
Quote of the Week: Celebrating Stock Market Crashes
The markets have been dealt a small dose of realism this past week. It turns out markets don’t go straight up all the time.
Small Cap Indexes like the Russell 2000 have taken the brunt of the selling and are down about 10% from their highs.
Large cap indexes like the S&P 500 are down about 3% from their record highs.
This “sell off” has already led to the fear inducing headlines from the financial media, as seen below.
But a lot of smart investors would argue that this is exactly the OPPOSITE reaction you should be having. [continue reading…]