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Now Available: The Four Filters Invention of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger

Apr.30, 2008 in Book Reviews 5 Comments

I received the news that Bud Labitan has released his first book entitled The Four Filters: Invention of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. As you might recall, I provided a sneak preview of The Four Filters back in March. That excerpt provides a good overview of the book. As significant as the refinement of the microscope by Antonie [...]

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Sneak Preview of The Four Filters by Bud Labitan

Mar.12, 2008 in Book Reviews 11 Comments

Bud Labitan just shared with me part of his new book, The Four Filters: What I learned from the Invention of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. He describes his book as a short read that can easily be read on a quick plane ride. The book goes into the “amazing invention” that Warren Buffett and [...]

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What is the best value investing book?

Nov.23, 2007 in Book Reviews 2 Comments

What are your favorite value investing books? Please use the poll below to rank your favorites. Feel free to add books to the list that haven’t been added yet.

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Interview with Vitaliy Katsenelson, author of Active Value Investing

Nov.03, 2007 in Book Reviews 1 Comment

As I announced earlier this week, I conducted an interview with Vitaliy N. Katsenelson, the author of the new book, Active Value Investing, on October 31st at the Value Investing News Forum. The following is a transcript of the forum discussion with Vitaliy Katsenelson: George: Vitaliy N. Katsenelson, CFA, has been involved with the investment industry [...]

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Halloween Treat: Interview with the Author of Active Value Investing

Oct.31, 2007 in Book Reviews 1 Comment

This morning I’m interviewing Vitaliy Katsenelson who is the author of the new book, Active Value Investing: Making Money in Range-Bound Markets. You can follow the interview unfolding on the Value Investing News Forum under the thread, Interview with author Vitaliy N. Katsenelson. You will be able to ask Vitaliy questions in the forum at the conclusion of [...]

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Active Value Investing

Oct.21, 2007 in Book Reviews 4 Comments

As you may have noticed, there is a new value investing book out. It’s called Active Value Investing: Making Money in Range-Bound Markets by Vitaliy N. Katsenelson. In the spirit of full disclosure, I want to mention that Vitaliy is sponsoring this month’s contest at Value Investing News, where we are giving away three free signed copies [...]

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Suggestions for a Good Book About Quantitative Analysis

Jan.12, 2007 in Book Reviews 1 Comment

JT asks: “I’m interested in learning about quantitative analysis. I was wondering if you might be able to suggest a good book to start with. I’ve read Rule  1# investing and been using it for a little bit. I’m interested getting into finance as a career though. My background is in Computer Science and software [...]

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Review of Wealth: Grow It, Protect It, Spend It, and Share It

Jul.19, 2006 in Book Reviews Leave a Comment

Last month, I mentioned that I was reading Wealth : Grow It, Protect It, Spend It, and Share It by Stuart E. Lucas.  This book discusses the concept of strategic wealth management and then dives deeper into the specific topics of values, defining wealth objectives, managing investments, selecting advisers, taxes, promoting family wealth stewardship, philanthropy, multigenerational planning, [...]

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Value Investing Chapter 2: Searching for Value

Nov.07, 2004 in Book Reviews Leave a Comment

In Chapter 2 of Value Investing : From Graham to Buffett and Beyond, Greenwald notes that when stocks are picked based on their price performance over the past three years, rather than last year alone, the results are unexpected. The worse performers do better and the high fliers come back to earth. This is known [...]

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Value Investing Chapter 1: Value Investing Definitions, Distinctions, Results, Risks, and Principles

Oct.29, 2004 in Book Reviews Leave a Comment

Continuing with last weeks discussion of Value Investing, today I’ve finished taking notes on Chapter 1: Value Investing Definitions, Distinctions, Results, Risks, and Principles. Greenwald starts this chapter by discussing how Graham and Dodd define value investing as a function of the following three concepts: Mr. Market is subject to erratic mood swings that affect [...]

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