Tips by Value Investor Insight

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“Humans have a strong desire to be part of a group,” says Legg Mason equity strategist Michael Mauboussin in a 2004 research paper that dissects...
The article closes with a telling anecdote from a Wall Street banker recalling a dinner with Buffett in Manhattan: “He had an exceptional...
In studying the common traits of those most successful at games of skill – across disciplines – researchers have found a clear tendency to focus...
The best investors often employ checklists for each idea, to ensure that no data-gathering shortcuts are made. General impressions also should not be...
As Jeremy Siegel writes in his well researched The Future for Investors: "The long-term return on a stock depends not on the actual growth of its...
True sources of sustainable competitive advantage fall into four categories [according to The Little Book That Builds Wealth]: 1) Intangible assets,...
The power of self-interest in business and economics is, of course, well established. “It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or...
In keeping with the dictum that tough times expose true character, now is a great time to pay attention to management pronouncements. If we read one...
We have nothing against successful executives making a lot of money – some truly deserve every penny they get, and then some. The problem is when...
While they won’t always admit it, most investors hold a special place in their hearts for successful and honest corporate managers. That’s...
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