Weekend Reading from Value Investing News – Templeton Edition

This was a very rough week for investors. First, the sad news that Sir John M. Templeton passed away. Then Iran does some sabre rattling, the market gets nervous about Fannie Mae (FNM) and Freddie Mac (FRE), crude oil breaks $145 a barrel, and finally the failure of IndyMac Bank (IMB). I’m definitely ready for the weekend. Here’s the top stories of the week at Value Investing News to get you started on your weekend reading:

  1. With $35bn to spare, Buffett is poised to feed off the bear
  2. White Mountains Insurance (WTM)
  3. The Roots of a Value-Investment Philosophy
  4. Stock Analysis: Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)
  5. Dividend Investing + Value Investing = Superior Returns
  6. Sir John M. Templeton, Philanthropist, Dies at 95
  7. Buffett Talks About “Mistakes” (video)
  8. Time Warner: Worth Keeping an Eye On : Circle of Competence
  9. “Determining Withdrawal Rates Using Historical Data” – My Opinion
  10. Bruce Berkowitz Files 13G/A in Mohawk Industries

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