The investment research process is not complete until the company under scrutiny has been compared to its sector and industrial peers. I am of course assuming that you will go onto read the financial statements, including footnotes for at least the past five years (10 years is better), the proxy statements as well as the annual reports. Don't take my word for it, check … [Read more...] about Now You Can Compare A Company Against Its Peers In Less Than 5 Minutes
A few weeks ago I emailed my newsletter subscribers a link to a video that I feel is required viewing. I will tell you now what I told subscribers in the email: Get a pen Get a piece of paper Listen. Learn. This is one of a number of videos that I will be sharing that I think value investors will benefit from so expect more in the future. Here's the low-down on … [Read more...] about Buy Stocks Like An Experienced Working Professional
This post is a follow-up to Here's A Quick Guide To One Of Ben Graham's Investing Strategies. If you need a quick way to learn about stock market investing, then read that post. In my opinion, its the simplest of Ben Graham's investing strategies that a beginner can implement. I'm a fan of screeners. Some hard-core value investors I know will not use them and … [Read more...] about Stock Market Investing Like Ben Graham Using ADVFN
A share is a part ownership of a business listed on the stock market. A person who owns shares is called a shareholder. Stocks and shares are not just numbers on a stock screen. Share prices represent today's price for a company's stock. But what about the price of the business? Does the price of the share accurately reflect the value of the business? The point … [Read more...] about What Is A Share?
"How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case" - Robert G Allen. Amazon. Everyone knows Amazon; they are an online retailer. The stock market is an online retailer. Let me explain. Financial centres like London and New York have their own stock exchanges - their own retail outlets. Places where … [Read more...] about What Is The Stock Market?