Margin of Safety as a central concept of investment

The concept of the margin of safety is one of the most important concepts of value investing and was first introduced in 1934 in Benjamin Graham's book "Security

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Who is Mister Market? Dealing with volatile markets.

If there is one thing that characterises share prices, it is that they can go up and down, and often so. This high volatility is the cause of

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How can you identify a good management?

Many value investors make their investment decisions based on the quality of management.Warren Buffett: "When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstanding managements, our favourite holding period

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Behavioural Finance: How our psyche influences our investment behaviour…

As we all probably know from our own experience, there are many human behaviour patterns that can strongly influence our investment decisions, but of which we are often

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How can value investors apply Philip Fisher’s investment principles?

I first read Philip A. Fisher's classic book on investing a few years ago, having first read everything by Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett. I bought "Common Stocks

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Sustainable competitive advantage? The 6 essential criteria

Warren Buffett prefers to invest in companies with a sustainable competitive advantage. Or a wide moat, as he calls it. What Buffett means by this is a component

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Value Investors invest in businesses, not just stocks

Welcome again to Wall St. Nerd.When it comes to fundamental stock analysis (as opposed to technical analysis), the financial world essentially distinguishes between two schools of thought, namely

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What are Stock Options? – The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

Did you know that Warren Buffett trades in stock options?You do not have to be an options trader to be a value investor. However, the right kinds of

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