Investing Wisdom Series 10: Factors needed to make money in the stock market

Walter J. Schloss (August 28, 1916 – February 19, 2012) was an American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist. He was a well-regarded value investor, as well as a notable disciple of the Benjamin Graham school of investing. Factors needed to make money in the stock market: Price is the most important factor to use in relation to value Try to … More Investing Wisdom Series 10: Factors needed to make money in the stock market

Investing Wisdom Series 9: Richard Chandler Corporation’s Principles of Good Corporate Governance

Richard Fred Chandler is a New Zealand born billionaire businessman. He is chairman of the Clermont Group, a Singapore-based business group that invests in public and private companies across a range of industries, including energy, financial services, consumer, and healthcare. Chandler “has a reputation for buying struggling companies and successfully rebuilding them,” according to Australian Broadcasting Corporation News. He also … More Investing Wisdom Series 9: Richard Chandler Corporation’s Principles of Good Corporate Governance

Investing Wisdom series 8: Sir John Templeton’s essential personal attributes in an Investor [2 mins]

Self-reliance Reasonable risk-taking Sense of stewardship A drive towards diversity Bargain-hunting mentality Broad social and political awareness Flexibility Devote large amounts of time to study An ability to retreat from daily pressures Develop an extensive friendship network Patience Thought control Positive thinking Simplicity Great intuitive powers

Investing Wisdom Series 7: Key Factors to keep in mind before buying – Buffett [4 Mins]

“To ascertain the probability of achieving a return on your initial stake, Buffett encourages you to keep four primary factors clearly in mind: The certainty with which the long-term economic characteristics of the business can be evaluated The certainty with which management can be evaluated, both as to its ability to realize the full potential … More Investing Wisdom Series 7: Key Factors to keep in mind before buying – Buffett [4 Mins]

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]

Ray Dalio: Life + Business lessons [Videos]

Ray Dalio Ray Dalio is an American billionaire investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. Dalio is the founder of investment firm Bridgewater Associates, one of the world’s largest hedge funds. As of January 2018, he is one of the world’s 100 wealthiest people, according to Bloomberg. Below are my favorite videos from Ray Dalio’s collection. This is one of the … More Ray Dalio: Life + Business lessons [Videos]

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]