5 Rules to Buy Quality Dividend Stocks over Deep Value Butts

August 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

(This is a guest post  and may not reflect the views of Old School Value) Value investing is simply buying an asset (generally a stock) for less than its fair value. Traditional value investing focuses on buying mediocre businesses for less than their book value or net current asset value. This style of investing makes [...]


CBOE is a Long Term Buy with One Heck of Moat

August 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dan Myers gives us several compelling reasons why we should look at CBOE. A stock with a huge moat making a ton of money.

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How to Properly Interpret ROA and ROE to Measure Management Effectiveness

August 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

A look at how to properly use ROE and ROA to Measure Management Effectiveness. Learn how to interpret the numbers and see what the numbers tell you.


Stamps.com is a Fast Growing Small Cap with Fat Margins. But Does it Offer Value?

August 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

Fast growing small company – check. Huge margins – check. Cash machine – check. No debt and healthy balance sheet – check. Interested yet? I’ll take you through how I analyzed this company and what my conclusion is. The Retail Shipping Industry I recently announced that my wife started her own ecommerce business and one [...]


Quick Annoucement and 5 Great Links to Read

August 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

It’s been quiet for me at Old School Value over the past few months. But it’s because I’ve been excitedly pounding away at a massive project for my wife who has an entrepreneurial spirit that I can’t tame. Long story short, I just spent the past 3 months working on getting her new online store up [...]


The True Way to Use the Graham Number and Formula

August 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

A deep look at the uses of the Graham number and Graham formula in stock selection. Get the full picture of how the Graham Number is really used.


Load Up Your Brain with These 5 Reads

July 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

An Old Forbes Article on Walter Schloss Shared this via facebook and twitter and it got a ton of shares so posting it for you blog readers. Tips on Reading into Management Behavior Got some tips from AAII a while back on what types of behavior to look for from management. Top 50 Accounting Blogs [...]


Making Money with Plastic Pallets

July 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

(This is a guest post  and may not reflect the views of Old School Value) Quick Overview Recycles plastic and manufactures plastic pallets GLGI trades for a PE of only 6 You buy the current pallet sales and get future growth for free The CEO and board have heavy ownership in the company Greystone has [...]


How You Can Earn Higher Returns By Reducing Risk

July 23, 2014 | Comments (0)

Achieving fantastic investment returns is a lot easier than you think. I was out with a couple of friends today when we got talking about investing and the best places for an investor to put his money. One of my friends wants to take a completely hands off approach to investing, so he decided to [...]


What is the Value Proposition?

July 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

Value Investors love numbers. Ratios, financial statements and discounted cash flows are our bread and butter. It is our edge in the market. Numbers are safe to us. We can justify our decisions with cold hard facts. But while I believe that numbers are a huge part of the equation, there is another part, the [...]

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