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 […]

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 may recall BAM owns 30% of BIP and this performance should have a positive impact on BAM’s earnings to be released on 2/17/2012. BIP Profile (per filings): Brookfield Infrastructure owns and operates high quality, […]

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 […]