Value Investing Principles Point to Success in Buying and Selling

The dilemma is we try to know something we can’t: We know that to make money in the stock market we need to “buy low and sell high” which is easier said than done. Doesn’t that put us in the difficult position of trying to figure out if the market is going to go up […]

Building a Portfolio around Value

Value investing provides advantages that can be compounded in a portfolio. Keep in mind though; there is really no one answer for everyone. Circumstances, situation in life, available resources, time available and opportunities in the market place, to name a few will influence holdings in your portfolio.  That’s why in our Value by George portfolio all holdings […]

Buy the Business not the Stock

Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, has amassed a fortune from astute investments through his company Berkshire Hathaway.  Berkshire Hathaway has outperformed the stock market for decades and investors all over the world study Buffett’s investment approach and ideas for insight. Some of this insight is outlined in his 12 principles for buying a business. […]

Risk and Investor Discipline

We have been taught that a high rate of return requires that we take greater risks and the way to manage that risk is diversification. This is flat wrong and detrimental to our wealth. How can such a widely held view be wrong and if it is what is the correct view? The answers are […]

A Case for Value Investing

There are no doubt many ways to invest and I tried many. Some of the most successful investors use a value investing framework. The value framework also had a huge advantage in that surprisingly some of the most successful value investor in the world including Warren Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger graciously and willing […]

Value Investing: Don’t Make it Difficult

Value investing can be difficult for some because value investors often buy what is unpopular at the moment. After all a company’s stock usually has to be out of favor to be cheap, right? Friends and neighbors are talking about their insightful investments in Apple and the awesome leading edge products or Amazon and the […]

Buffett’s 12 Principles for Buying a Business

Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, has amassed a substantial fortune from astute investments through his company Berkshire Hathaway.  Berkshire Hathaway has outperformed the stock market for decades and investors all over the world study Buffett’s investment approach and ideas for insight.  Fortunately for all of us, Buffett generously shares his views on investing through […]

What is Value Investing?

Value Investing What is Value Investing? Warren Buffet defined value investing in the 1977 Berkshire Hathaway annual letter to shareholders: “We select our marketable equity securities in much the way we would evaluate a business for acquisition in its entirety. We want the business to be one (a) that we can understand; (b) with favorable […]