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The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Grahams philosophy of value investing -- which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies -- has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.
Over the years, market developments have proven the wisdom of Grahams strategies. While preserving the integrity of Grahams original text, this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig, whose perspective incorporates the realities of todays market, draws parallels between Grahams examples and todays financial headlines, and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Grahams principles.
Vital and indispensable, this HarperBusiness Essentials edition of The Intelligent Investor is the most important book you will ever read on how to reach your financial goals.
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What Warren Buffett’s Teacher Would Make of Today’s Market
Warren Buffett in and Benjamin Graham in When he picked up a copy of Benjamin Graham's new book " The Intelligent Investor " in , his life was changed. It was a guide to "value investing," a system Graham began developing with his fellow Columbia Business School professor David Dodd in It advocated investing in stocks that were trading below their value as a safeguard against unpredictable future developments. Buffett was accepted into Columbia Business School, and in the spring of he had the privilege of taking Graham's class. He tells Schroeder that he learned three main principles from it that established the foundation of his investing approach:. It can be easy, Buffett says, to get caught up in a volatile stock's performance and forget that it represents ownership of a company.
Serious physicists read about Sir Isaac Newton to learn his teachings about gravity and motion. Serious investors read Benjamin Graham's work to learn about finance and investments. Known as "the father of value investing " and the "dean of Wall Street," Graham excelled at making money on the stock market for himself and his clients—without taking big risks. Graham created and taught many principles of investing safely and successfully that modern investors continue to use today. These ideas were built on Graham's diligent, almost surgical, financial evaluation of companies.
In an article in ET, Dr Vikas V Gupta has explained the rigorous filter that he put the stocks through to identify the value stocks: Step 1: Filter out all companies with sales less than Rs cr. Companies with sales lower than this are very small companies and might not have the business stability and access to finance that is required for a safe investment. This eliminates the basic business risk. Companies with low leverage are safer. Step 3: Filter out all companies with interest coverage ratio of less than 4.
Benjamin Graham, the father of value investing, would have been years old this week. The idea he fostered —buy cheap stocks and hold them for superior long-term returns—is looking geriatric, too. Faster-growing, higher-priced stocks have outperformed by such huge margins recently that the long-run advantage of value stocks has withered away.
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He is widely known as the "father of value investing ,"  and wrote two of the founding texts in neoclassical investing: Security Analysis with David Dodd , and The Intelligent Investor His investment philosophy stressed investor psychology , minimal debt, buy-and-hold investing, fundamental analysis , concentrated diversification , buying within the margin of safety , activist investing , and contrarian mindsets. After graduating from Columbia University at age 20, he started his career on Wall Street, eventually founding the Graham-Newman Partnership. His work in managerial economics and investing has led to a modern wave of value investing within mutual funds, hedge funds, diversified holding companies, and other investment vehicles. Throughout his career, Graham had many notable disciples who went on to receive substantial success in the world of investment, including Buffett, who described him as the second most influential person in his life after his own father.