Investing Wisdom Series 6: Tenets of Warren Buffett Way [3 Mins]

Business Tenets: Is the business simple and understandable? Does the business have a consistent operating history? Does the business have favorable long-term prospects? Management Tenets: Is management rational? Is management candid with its shareholders? Does management resist the institutional imperative? Financial Tenets: Focus on return on equity, not earnings per share Calculate “owner earnings” Look … More Investing Wisdom Series 6: Tenets of Warren Buffett Way [3 Mins]

Investing Wisdom Series 5: Lessons from Ben Grahman [5 Mins]

“If you are shopping for common stocks, chose them the way you would buy groceries, not the way you would buy perfume.” “Obvious prospects for physical growth in a business do not translate into obvious profits for investors.” “Most businesses change in character and quality over the years, sometimes for the better, perhaps more often … More Investing Wisdom Series 5: Lessons from Ben Grahman [5 Mins]

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]