Joel Greenblatt On Value Investing

In New York, at the fifth annual value investing congress, specialists from all around the world gather there to talk about investment ideas and strategies. One of the kings of value investing, Joel Greenblatt, is also there. The host of the show is curious to know where to look for value now. He tells that if a company can earn fifty percent of its capital instead of thirty two percents of its capital, that is a good company. What he talked about at the congress was just doing a ranking of stocks based on how could they return capital and how can you buy them at a cheap price.

Joel Greenblatt On The Origins of the Magic Formula

Joel Greenblatt started with value investing in the end of the seventy years, he wrote an article in Forbes about Benjamin Graham. The article was about what he considered some kind of magic formula, what he caught his eyes. It was like a formula, if you just buy stocks that meets some particular specifics, you can make a lot of money. He was a college student then, and a formula of making money was very interesting for him. He was concerned then to see what is that all about.

Joel Greenblatt on the Magic Formula of Value Investing

Joel Greenblatt made his name in value investing. He is a professor at Columbia business school and the author of the New York Times best seller, the little book that beats the market. If someone follows what was written in that book, about the value investing magic formula, that someone would be doing much better. The host asks him what is the secret laid out in that book. He says that the secret is very simple, it is really basic value investing. They are looking for cheap companies, at last year's earnings.

Martin Whitman On Wealth Track

Martin Whitman is a legendary value investor and the founder of the highly respected Third Avenue Management Portfolio manager. He has been a value investor for more than fifty years and the author of two books, "Aggressive Conservative Investor" and "Value Investing - A balanced approach". About the economy situation, he thinks that it is a situation that is getting worse slowly over the year that began a year ago with the financial turbulence, then spread throughout the financial system, affecting the housing sector...

Peter Lynch - Academy of Distinguished Bostonians

Peter Lynch is known throughout the world for its tremendous success at Fidelity Magellan Fund. For 19 years under Peter's leadership Magellan leveraged the wealth of average people and transformed the way that working class Americans viewed investing. At its peak, one in everyone hundred Americans was a Magellan investor. Two of his books about investing were sold more than one million copies. His greatest achievements came after he retired from Magellan in 1990 and devoted himself to providing educational opportunities for inner-city students.

Warren Buffet Talks About the Economy, USA

In this video Warren Buffett talks about economy, Democratic candidates and businesses on CNBC. First, he talks about the Democrat candidates for the president of the USA, Clinton and Obama. He is not measuring if one of them will be good for economy and he is not expecting the stock market to go up the next day after one of them will be chosen. The real question for Buffett is whether they be good for the economy that he develops, so he is supporting both of them at the moment. Warren Buffett thinks that the best thing in economy at this moment is represented by the stocks.

Warren Buffett - Washington Should Scrap Obama Health Care Bill and Start Over

Warren Buffett thinks that in terms of cost, the US health system is really out of control, and if you project what is going to happen into the future, you will see that US citizens will get less and less competitive. Unfortunately, the bills are not attacking the cost situation that much and the system needs to have a fundamental change, it has to have something that will increase its level.

Warren Buffett Vs America

Warren Buffett says that he reads at least five papers a day and he is invited to go through some headlines from some newspapers. They start with the Wall Street Journal, but depending on which paper you pick up, some of them say that Buffett is very optimistic about the future while other say that he is very concerned. He says that he is very optimistic about the future of the United States, saying that there is no way you can bet against America and win.

Warren Buffett's Opinion on Gambling

Over the years, Warren Buffett earned the respect of people all around the world for his ability to look at the economics of the country. Now, this is the third historical wave of gambling in America, it is a boom cycle now. Warren will share some of the insights that he has about gambling. He gets insights from gambling every day, he gets dozens of letter almost daily from people that have financial difficulties for one reason or another.

How Warren Buffett Evaluates a Company

In this video Warren Buffett talks about PetroChina and how to evaluate a company. The host of the show asks Warren Buffett if he sold his entire statement from PetroChina. He says that he sold it, but it was all based on price. He regrets that he sold it a little too sun, but it was a hundred percent a decision based on valuation. When they bought the business, the whole company was selling for thirty five billion. At the time they sold it, it was a very good price, but it was that about eight times that price.

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