Buffett On Inflation Over The Last 50 Years

Buffett On Inflation Over The Last 50 Years There have been four key times when Warren Buffett has given his insights on inflation in Berkshire Hathaway's annual reports since the 70s. 1979 - After explaining that Berkshire’s book value compounded 20.5% annually for the previous 15 years, Buffett comments: “But before we drown in [...]

By |2022-06-22T11:34:31-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Educational|1 Comment

Spin-offs In The 1950s

Spin-offs In The 1950s Maurece Schiller was one of the first investors to write about special situations investing. In 1959, he wrote the book “How to Profit from Special Situations in the Stock Market”. After leaving Dartmouth, Schiller went to Wall Street to work as an investment advisor. He began studying the way corporate actions [...]

By |2022-05-16T21:59:55-04:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Educational, Spin-off Market|3 Comments

How Peter Lynch Beat The Market

How Peter Lynch Beat The Market Peter Lynch is known as one of the best stock pickers of all time. At Fidelity’s Magellan Fund, he averaged an astonishing 27.9% return over the course of 13 years. He also was a notorious fan of spin-offs. Here's what Lynch looked for when picking stocks. Look for [...]

By |2022-05-03T10:03:44-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Educational, Peter Lynch|0 Comments

How to Short a Spin-off Before It Begins Trading

How to Short a Spin-off Before It Begins Trading I love spin-offs (shocker, I know). The main reason is that the indiscriminate selling pressure associated with spin-offs allows me to buy bargains. Why do spin-offs sell off when they begin trading? Seth Klarman of the Baupost Group explains why this dynamic exists in Margin [...]

By |2021-10-06T17:43:19-04:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Educational|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Why You Need to Use Twitter

Why You Need to Use Twitter I’ve wanted to write this article for a while. I delayed it time and again because I wanted to add more material. But I figure I will just publish this version, and then update the article over time. From 2006 to 2018, I worked at a large investment manager [...]

By |2021-03-16T15:23:06-04:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Educational|Tags: , |5 Comments
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