10 Ways to Thrive in a Bear Market and Recession

June 16, 2022 | Read Now

Things are pretty wild right now. Stocks are in a bear market and we’re pretty clearly in a recession. As […]


Options Trading for Value Investors

May 18, 2020 | Read Now

[jakereed] Most value investors would not consider options and options trading as part of their investing strategy, but here’s where […]


Negative Equity: Is it Bad?

December 4, 2019 | Read Now

Negative equity is usually bad, but when companies have big buybacks, their Treasury Stock can make total shareholders’ equity go negative. And this is fine.


Product Quality-Based Switching Costs Alone Are Not Enough

November 5, 2019 | Read Now

I had an interesting email exchange with a reader this week about switching costs that I think warrants a blog […]


Quantitative Stock Value Trap Analysis

October 29, 2019 | Read Now

Analyzing stock value traps is a highly qualitative process you need to do before you make an investment. But there […]


Investing In Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

May 6, 2019 | Read Now

I firmly believe every investor should maintain some exposure to REITs within their portfolio. Both young investors and even grizzled veterans.


Lessons Learned: Spring Break or Spring Broken?

May 3, 2019 | Read Now

This experience taught me to focus on my process and not on outcomes, to use principles and not tactics. As a result, I have principles guiding my overall investment approach, an investment process I follow, and a checklist of criteria a new investment has to meet.


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Efficient Markets vs. Deep Value Investing

March 11, 2019 | Read Now

Investors who fail to leverage deep value strategies are leaving a lot of money on the table. What you don’t know will hurt you.


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The Best Value Stock Screening Ratios – As Shown By Machine Learning

February 18, 2019 | Read Now

Old School Value is all about saving you time so you can spend it on more important stuff. Mike delves deep into machine learning where data-driven research suggests that value stock screening ratios like EBITDA, EBIT, and Gross Profit to Enterprise Value will help your portfolio outperform.


Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM) Applicable to Today’s Market

November 6, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn

– How to spot good quality stocks using OSV’s quality snapshot
– What are the red flags smart investors should watch out for (using TSLA as example)

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