Investing Wisdom series 4: Checklist for shorting stocks [7 mins]

Quick checklist from the book ‘The Art of Short Selling’ written by Kathryn F.Staley. One of the masterpieces on the art of short selling. A checklist for shorting stocks: Analyse the financial statements Fuzzy assets, inventories, receivables Proxy statements Cash flow is the King! Greed and Sleaze Management pay scheme Proxy statements  Options awarded to … More Investing Wisdom series 4: Checklist for shorting stocks [7 mins]

Investing Wisdom series 3: Books suggested by Seth Klarman [5mins]

Seth Andrew Klarman is an American billionaire investor and hedge fund manager. He is known as a value investor, and is the chief executive and portfolio manager of the Baupost Group, a Boston-based private investment partnership he founded in 1982. He closely follows the investment philosophy of Benjamin Graham and is known for buying unpopular assets while they are undervalued, seeking a margin of safety and profiting from … More Investing Wisdom series 3: Books suggested by Seth Klarman [5mins]

Investing Wisdom series 2: Distressed checklist – Howard Marks (Oaktree Capital) [2mins]

Howard Stanley Marks is an American investor and writer. After working in senior positions at Citibank early in his career, Marks joined TCW in 1985 and created and led the High Yield, Convertible Securities and Distressed Debt groups. In 1995, he left TCW and co-founded Oaktree Capital Management. In the 2017 Forbes rankings of the wealthiest Americans, Marks was ranked the #374 … More Investing Wisdom series 2: Distressed checklist – Howard Marks (Oaktree Capital) [2mins]

Investing Wisdom series 1: Sir John Templeton’s rules of investing [2 mins]

Sir John Marks Templeton was an American-born British investor, banker, fund manager, and philanthropist. In 1954, he entered the mutual fund market and created the Templeton Growth Fund (One of the largest Mutual Fund player globally). In 1999, Money magazine named him “arguably the greatest global stock picker of the century. Sir John Templeton’s 16 … More Investing Wisdom series 1: Sir John Templeton’s rules of investing [2 mins]

What I needed to learn in School

Here you go with some pointers! Feel free to add more in the comments section. Public speaking Project management Negotiation Conflict resolution Accounting Financial planning Art of selling Storytelling People management Customer is king Food for thought! Research carried out by the Carnegie Institute of Technology shows that 85 percent of your financial success is … More What I needed to learn in School