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Poll Results: Minimum Market Capitalization for Backtests

The poll results are in for the minimum market capitalization requirement for backtest on Fat Pitch Financials.  In that poll I asked, “What minimum market capitalization do you prefer for backtests on Fat Pitch Financials?”  The options respondents could choose were: $50 million (old minimum)  $1 billion (new minimum to match S&P 500) Other The

What minimum market capitalization do you prefer for backtests on Fat Pitch Financials?

Please respond to the poll below. What minimum market capitalization do you prefer for backtests on Fat Pitch Financials? $50 million (old minimum) $1 billion (new minimum to match S&P 500) Other Please Specify: Poll Maker

Top Articles of 2015 on Fat Pitch Financials

Happy New Year! As you prepare for 2016, here are the top 5 articles visited on Fat Pitch Financials in 2015: Piotroski F-Score Backtest Return on Enterprise Value (ROEV) Backtest Price to Free Cash Flow Ratio Backtest Piotroski Score Backtest Part 2 Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) Backtest It looks like my stock backtesting articles were

New Fat Pitch Financials Logo

I just finished drawing a new logo for Fat Pitch Financials. I wanted it to be both baseball inspired and finance themed. I settled on using the shape of a baseball, the green colors of finance, and a money inspired font. At first blush, I am pretty happy with the outcome. The true test will be what

Value Investor Gift Ideas

Today is “Black” Friday and if you are anything like me you will be doing anything you can to avoid the malls today.  To help you avoid heavy traffic, hunting for parking spaces, long lines, and rude shoppers, I’ve put together a list of great gift ideas for value investors. The following are some of

Summer’s Over

My extended summer vacation from blogging is over. I needed a break at the beginning of summer, so I took a couple of weeks off.  However, I then found it extremely difficult to get motivated to start up again. I caught a form of writers block that has been very hard to shake. The economic

Premier Exhibitions Investor Day Presentation

Yesterday Premier Exhibitions (PRXI) gave a presentation to investors and shareholders in Las Vegas, Nevada on the company’s efforts to restructure. I just finished going over the Premier Exhibition Investor Day presentation slides that were posted in a SEC filing. Here are some of the highlights.

Reader Survey

I’m running a reader survey at Fat Pitch Financials. Don’t be alarmed if you see an overlay on the site asking you to complete a survey. Only a small portion of readers will receive the random pop-up for the survey. Please participate in the survey. The survey will help me better understand my audience and

Value Investing News Hacked

As I logged into Value Investing News this morning, I noticed something strange. The whole layout of the site had radically changed. It appears to have been hacked!

Warren Buffett’s 2008 Letter to Shareholders

The 2008 Warren Buffett letter to shareholders is out this morning. Here are some of the highlights I found to be of particular interest. The letter starts off with the grim assessment of the current economic situation. Warren Buffett notes that this past year has see a series of “life-threatening” events in the world’s financial