American Capital (ACAS) Reports 4Q11

American Capital LTD (ACAS) reported earnings after the market close 2/14/12. It was a good report and our investment thesis is on track but there Continue Reading

Brookfield Infrastructure (BIP) Reports Solid Performance

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P (BIP) (a spinoff of Brookfield Asset Management BAM) reported earnings today. It was a solid performance. You Continue Reading

What ValuebyGeorge.com is About

The old quip about making money in the stock market “buy low and sell high” is hard to argue with isn’t it? It has always been true, but for us on Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

American Capital Ltd (ACAS)

Summary: American Capital Ltd (ACAS) offers a unique opportunity for non-institutional investors to invest in private equity at a deep discount to Continue Reading

Brookfield Asset Management (BAM)

The current worldwide macroeconomic malaise tends to create opportunities for the contrarian and value investment approach used by Brookfield Asset Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Economic Backdrop

Today’s Economic Backdrop for Investing Forecasting the economy (or stock market) is a hazardous undertaking.  Many feel there are just too many Continue Reading

What is Value Investing?

Value Investing What is Value Investing? Warren Buffet defined value investing in the 1977 Berkshire Hathaway annual letter to shareholders: Continue Reading

Introduction and Lessons Learned

Hello, My name is George Thoreson and I am a fundamental, bottom-up, value investor.  I love investing. I’ve been investing and studying investing Continue Reading