Father of Value Investing – Benjamin Graham

When someone says “The Father of Value Investing” most value investors know immediately they are talking about Benjamin Graham (1894 – 1976). Graham developed the concept of fundamental security analysis, and introduced value investing strategies that are still guiding successful investors today.

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Warren Buffett Strategy: Long Term Value Investing

The Warren Buffett strategy is a long term value investing approach passed down from Benjamin Graham’s school of value. Buffett is considered to be one of the greatest investors of all time. His investing strategy, value, and principles can be used to help investors make good investment decisions.

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Sustainable Competitive Advantages: Definition, Types, & Examples

Sustainable competitive advantages are company assets, attributes, or abilities that are difficult to duplicate or exceed; and provide a superior or favorable long term position over competitors. Companies with one sustainable competitive advantage might be successful. Finding companies with multiple sustainable competitive advantages will greatly improve the chances you have found a real value stock.

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Shiller PE 10: An Important Stock Market Valuation Tool

Professor Robert Shiller of Yale University developed the Shiller PE 10 to more accurately reflect long term trends and smooth volatile components of the standard P/E ratio. PE 10 is also called the cyclically-adjusted price-to-earnings (CAPE) ratio. Shiller was able to show that the P/E 10 at any given time was correlated to what market returns would be over the next 20 years.

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