Tips by Benjamin Graham

An investment operation is one which, upon thorough analysis, promises safety of principal and a satisfactory return. Operations not meeting these...
As long as the earnings power of his holdings remains satisfactory, the investor can give as little attention as he pleases to the vagaries of the...
The one principal that applies to nearly all these so-called "technical approaches" is that one should buy because a stock or the market has gone up...
Price fluctuations have only one significant meaning for the true investor. They provide him with an opportunity to buy wisely when prices fall...
Outright speculation is neither illegal, immoral, nor (for most people) fattening to the pocketbook . . .There is intelligent speculation as there is...
In the short run, the market is a voting machine. In the long run, it's a weighing machine.
The investor's chief problem - and even his worst enemy - is likely to be himself.
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If we assume that it is the habit of the market to overvalue common stocks which have been showing excellent growth or are glamorous for some other...
Investing is most intelligent when it is most businesslike.
Observation over many years has taught us that the chief losses from investors come from the purchase of low-quality securities at times of favorable...
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