Warren Pieces: Buffett On Professional Investors, And The Path To Hell

A periodic look through the archives of the greatest investor in history

In Berkshire Hathaway’s 1985 Letter to Shareholders, Warren Buffett offered his thoughts on why professional investors create instability in financial markets. Below is an excerpt from the letter.

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Industry Rankings: Trucking Stocks Keep On Trucking

Every day, Validea.com uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries using the growth index. 

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Bogle Distrusts Corporate Earnings

Legendary Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle says that the stock market’s gains over the past decade look reasonable — if you trust the accuracy of corporate earnings. And he doesn’t appear to.

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Five Fixed Income Misconceptions

In a recent piece for Forbes, top bond fund manager Bonnie Baha of DoubleLine offers five common — and dangerous — misconceptions about the fixed income market.

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Guru Strategy Ratings: Coke Rising, Costco Falling

Each week, we take a look at which stocks John P. Reese’s Validea.com Guru Strategy computer models have newfound interest in, and which they have soured on. Here’s a look at some of the stocks John’s strategies have upgraded or downgraded today.

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Buffett-Inspired Bargains In The Great White North

In a recent piece for Canada’s Globe and Mail, John Heinzl used Validea’s Warren Buffett inspired strategy to look for market bargains in Canada.

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Warren Pieces: Why Buffett Wants His Stocks To Fall

A periodic look through the archives of the greatest investor in history

In Berkshire Hathaway’s 2011 Letter to Shareholders, Warren Buffett offered his thoughts on why he sometimes hopes that his holdings will decline in value, using IBM as an example. Below is an excerpt from the letter.

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