15 Point Common Stock Checklist by the Father of Growth Investing

October 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

Previously I had written about a list of Don’ts that was listed in . A classic investment book that is left out on most reading lists. If you recall, Buffett said that he is was “85% Graham and 15% Fisher”. But Buffett today is much more Fisher than Graham now. How much? Take a look at Fisher’s style [...]


Warren Buffett’s Concentration and 3 of His Top 5 holdings

September 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

Graham vs Buffett. Both value investors, but both incredibly different. Not just in terms of the stocks they purchased and the way they thought about businesses, but also diversification. The main thing that comes to mind when you compare Graham and Buffett side by side is their investment style. Graham loved net nets and buying/selling [...]


Can Individual Investors Invest Profitably in the Stock Market with Value Investing?

September 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

An anonymous user asked me to answer a question on quora the other day. Wanted to share my short response as it’s a common question. Plus, everyone has different experiences and ideas so I also want to hear from you at the end. The Question Can an “individual investor” invest profitably in the stock market [...]


How NFL Football Can Help You Avoid Investment Losses

September 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

Have you ever seen those commercials where a regular person is walking down the sidewalk and then, out of nowhere, an NFL linebacker rushes him for a massive tackle? Those are pretty hilarious, I know… But it isn’t as hilarious when I tell you that your portfolio is about to suffer the same fate. How [...]


2 Big Fat Lies Value Investors Like to Tell Themselves

September 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

Unless you are 3 years old, you’re a liar. As a value investor, you are tempted to lie to yourself over and over again. You come up with lies and you fall for it many times. You could call these lies, mistakes, but the results show that they are the same thing. Let’s go over [...]

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