It’s called value investing, and you can make it work wonders for your portfolio. All you need is money to invest, a little patience—and this book.
Strategic Value Investing reveals everything you need to know to build a world-class portfolio using value investing as your north star. Written by experts on valuation and financial analysis, this comprehensive guide breaks it all down into an easy-to-implement process.
The authors explain the ins and outs of determining when a stock is undervalued, then purchasing it and selling it for a profit when the rest of the world learns what you knew all along.
With Strategic Value Investing, you’ll learn how to:
The authors teach you how to establish a dispassionate value investing philosophy tailored to your needs.
Equally important, they provide the tools you need to adhere to this often contrarian approach regardless of your emotions or crowd sentiment. Get in before the crowd—and get out when the price is right with Strategic Value Investing.
Praise for Strategic Value Investing
“A book that has much the same character as a good value investor: calm, disciplined, with a grasp both of broad theory and of how to apply it.”
—JOHN AUTHERS, senior investment columnist, Financial Times
“This comprehensive look at valuation techniques is not only insightful, but can be easily put to use by individual and professional investors alike.”
—CHARLES ROTBLUT, CFA, Vice President, the American Association of Individual Investors
“Offers a sound fundamental perspective for those looking to deepen their analysis around stocks. A great resource for all types of value investors.”
—HEATHER BRILLIANT, CFA, global head of equity research at Morningstar and member of the CFA Institute Board of Governors
“This book is of Real Value! It updates the pioneering work of Ben Graham and Phillip Fisher, blending the valuation techniques of the masters (such as Warren Buffett) and provides institutional and individual investors the A to Z of value investing from a practitioner perspective.”
—JOHN MAGINN, CFA, EVP & CIO, Mutual of Omaha (retired) and coeditor of Managing Investment Portfolios
“An actionable road map for implementing a disciplined value investing strategy. Very much in the Ben Graham style. The sophisticated individual investor will find this comprehensive digest a continual and timeless reference.”
—WALLACE FORBES, CFA, President of Forbes Investors Advisory Institute, Division of Forbes magazine
“Many books propose to help you learn how to become a better value investor. This one, which is bound to become a staple of every value investor’s library, delivers on its promise.”
—ROBERT POWELL, editor of Retirement Weekly and columnist of “MarketWatch”
STEPHEN M. HORAN is managing director and co-lead of education activities at CFA Institute. Prior to joining CFA Institute, he was a principal of Alesco Advisors, LLC, and a professor of finance at St. Bonaventure University.
ROBERT R. JOHNSON is professor of finance in the Heider College of Business at Creighton University and also serves as a director of RS Investment Management. Prior to joining the faculty at Creighton, he was deputy CEO of CFA Institute, responsible for all aspects of the CFA program.
THOMAS R. ROBINSON is managing director of the Americas at CFA Institute. He joined CFA Institute as head of educational content in 2007 from the University of Miami, where he was an associate professor of accounting and director of the Master of Professional Accounting Program.
One of the most lucrative fields in business, investment banking frequently perplexes even banking professionals working within its complex laws. Investment Banking For Dummies remedies common misconceptions with a straightforward assessment of banking fundamentals. Written by experts in stock market proceedings, this book runs parallel to an introductory course in investment banking. It clearly outlines strategies for risk management, key investment banking operations, the latest information on competition and government regulations, and relationships between leveraged buyout funds, hedge funds, and corporate and institutional clients. With this reference, you can ace investment banking courses and grasp the radical changes that have revamped the stock market since the financial crisis.Thoroughly addresses the dramatic financial changes that have occurred in recent yearsOutlines expectations to prepare you for the futureTeaches the practical aspects of finance and investment banking, how to value a company, and how to construct a financial model
No serious business student or banking professional should be without the basic knowledge of issuing bonds, stocks, and other financial products outlined in this excellent resource.
“[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.”
—from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
“The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.”
—Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul®
The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to:Prepare for high-stakes situations Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue Make it safe to talk about almost anything Be persuasive, not abrasive
"Managing Investment Portfolios remains the definitivevolume in explaining investment management as a process, providingorganization and structure to a complex, multipart set of conceptsand procedures. Anyone involved in the management of portfolioswill benefit from a careful reading of this new edition."
—Charles P. Jones, CFA, Edwin Gill Professor of Finance,College of Management, North Carolina State University
"Graham's method of investing is as relevant today as it was when he first espoused it during the Roaring Twenties."--Investor's Business Daily
Benjamin Graham's revolutionary theories have influenced and inspired investors for nearly 70 years. First published in 1934, his Security Analysis is still considered to be the value investing bible for investors of every ilk. Yet, it is the second edition of that book, published in 1940 and long since out of print, that many experts--including Graham protégé Warren Buffet--consider to be the definitive edition. This facsimile reproduction of that seminal work makes available to investors, once again, the original thinking of "this century's (and perhaps history's) most important thinker on applied portfolio investment."
One way to make a killing in the market is by identifying underappreciated stocks, purchasing them at less than their intrinsic value, and selling them for profit. It's called value investing, and it's how Ben Graham, David Dodd, and Warren Buffett made their fortunes.
Now, the secrets of value investing are available to you in this easy-to-understand guide. All About Value Investing covers all practical aspects of this winning investing strategy. Avoiding complicated theories and technical explanations, it shows you how value investing works and how you can use it to draw amazing profits from the stock market. Learn how to:Read balance sheets and income statements to research possible investments Use fundamental analysis to project a company's future earnings Construct a value investing portfolio suited to your specific needs Use a variety of funds in lieu of individual stocks in your value investing portfolio
Investment Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make and How to Avoid Them helps anyone from the novice investor to the professional money manager become a more informed investor—and ignore the kind of pervasive “conventional wisdom” that so often leads to financial loss.
Swedroe describes how behavioral mistakes and overconfidence can lead you to stray from proven investment principles, and he explains how to reverse these temptations and make the right investing decisions when it counts most.
Larry Swedroe is Principal and Director of Research at Buckingham Asset Management. He writes the popular blog “Wise Investing” at CBS MoneyWatch.com.
World-renowned investor Francisco García Paramés shares his advice and tips on making smart investments in this must-have book for those looking to make smarter choices for their portfolio. Investing for the Long Term is divided in two parts. The first is formed by three chapters covering Francisco's education and first steps, his initial experience as an investor working alone, and the team work after 2003. This riveting section covers the end of the biggest bull market of the 20th century and the technological and financial crashes of 2000 and 2008. How the team dealt with all that is an interesting personal account that can help you deal with similar situations, should they occur.
The second part of the book covers the cornerstones of Francisco's philosophy. It starts with a chapter in Austrian economics, in his view the only sensible approach to economics, which has helped him enormously over the years. It follows with an explanation of why one has to invest in real assets, and specifically in shares, to maintain the purchasing power of ones savings, avoiding paper money (fixed income) at all costs. The rest of the book shows how to invest in shares.Discover the amazing investing principles of one of the most successfully fund managers in the worldExamine how one man and his company weathered the two of modern times’ biggest economic crashesLearn how to safely invest your savings
Value investing and effective stock-picking underlie some of the world's most successful investment strategies, which is why Investing for the Long Term is a must-have read for all investors, young and old, who wish to improve their stock selection abilities.
Make a million in real estate!
It's easier than you think!
A few years ago, Matthew Martinez was a lot like you - he worked hard to make as big a salary as he could. But it wasn't enough. He worked by the clock, and yearned to be his own boss. With a small amount of savings, he acquired his first rental property. Two years later, he was making more from his rentals than he was working 9 to 5, so he quit his day job to oversee his real estate investments. Today, he enjoys a multi-million-dollar collection of income-producing properties--and he's ready to share his money-making strategies so you can begin your own journey to career and financial independence.
Two Years to a Million in Real Estateshows you everything you need to know, including how toInvest small amounts early-on while working a full-time job Avoid real estate “bubble” risks Get others to pay your mortgage for you Pick a hot property (and spot others that will become hot) Simplify the ins-and-outs of financing Negotiate like a pro Screen for reliable tenants Understand how local tenant laws work Hire good people to manage your properties Know when to sell
Called the “greatest stock picker of the century” by Money magazine, legendary fund manager Sir John Templeton is revered as one of the world's premiere value investors, widely known for pioneering global investing and out-performing the stock market over a five-decade span. Investing the Templeton Way provides a never-before-seen glimpse into Sir John's timeless principles and methods.
Beginning with a review of the methods behind Sir John's proven investment selection process, Investing the Templeton Way provides historical examples of his most successful trades and explains how today's investors can apply Sir John's winning approaches to their own portfolios. Detailing his most well-known principle investing at the point of maximum pessimism- this book outlines the techniques Sir John has used throughout his career to identify such points and capitalize on them.
Among the lessons to be learned:Discover how to keep a cool head when other investors overreact to bad news Become a bargain stock hunter like Sir John-buy the stocks emotional sellers wish to unload and sell them what they are desperate to buy Search worldwide to expand your bargain inventory Protect your portfolio from yourself through diversification Rely on quantitative versus qualitative reasoning when it comes to selecting stocks Adopt a virtuous investment strategy that will endure in all market conditions