From the "guru to Wall Street's gurus" comes the fundamental techniques of value investing and their applications Bruce Greenwald is one of the leading authorities on value investing. Some of the savviest people on Wall Street have taken his Columbia Business School executive education course on the subject. Now this dynamic and popular teacher, ...Read MoreFrom the "guru to Wall Street's gurus" comes the fundamental techniques of value investing and their applications Bruce Greenwald is one of the leading authorities on value investing. Some of the savviest people on Wall Street have taken his Columbia Business School executive education course on the subject. Now this dynamic and popular teacher, with some colleagues, reveals the fundamental principles of value investing, the one investment technique that has proven itself consistently over time. After covering general techniques of value investing, the book proceeds to illustrate their applications through profiles of Warren Buffett, Michael Price, Mario Gabellio, and other successful value investors. A number of case studies highlight the techniques in practice. Bruce C. N. Greenwald (New York, NY) is the Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management at Columbia University. Judd Kahn, PhD (New York, NY), is a member of Morningside Value Investors. Paul D. Sonkin (New York, NY) is the investment manager of the Hummingbird Value Fund. Michael van Biema (New York, NY) is an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University.Read Less
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There are a number of approaches to value investing. In many ways it all started with Graham, but the world has changed since then. Warren Buffett was a disciple of Graham's, yet his investing style turned out to be very different. This is a collection of essays by various authors that examines what 'value investing' is, what the issues are, and how various people (including Warren Buffett) have addressed its challenges.
The investment universe continually evolves. Buffett could not apply Graham's precepts slavishly because the opportunities no longer existed, but he adapted them to meet the needs of his time. The world has moved on since then and Buffett's opportunities (for the most part) no longer exist. The benefit of this compact analysis is that the reader is enabled to understand the underlying principles that gave success to Graham, Buffett and others. By understanding those principles, it may be possible for today's investor to emulate their success. You will have to be good, though!
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