Short Sellers Tend To Be Smart Money

Today's investors are bombarded with a never ending stream of news and information on equity markets. But what if nearly all information was somehow cut off, and you had only one predictive indicator for deciding which stocks to buy or sell? What would you choose? Which of the following [...]

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Stocks Crash? Blame The Short Sellers

“It feels kind of icky and un-American, betting against a company.”  --Tom Farley, NYSE Group President, June 2017. In the early 17th century, Amsterdam became the world’s first stock exchange, though only one company was traded -- the Dutch East India Company -- a shipping giant that monopolized the trading [...]

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Warren Buffett: Shorting Overvalued Stocks Offers More Opportunities Than Value Investing

Warren Buffett is the preeminent conservative value investor. He’s certainly not known as for his shortselling. But at Berkshire Hathaway’s 2001 shareholder meeting, he said something surprising: "You'll see way more stocks that are dramatically overvalued than dramatically undervalued. It's common for promoters to cause a stock to become valued [...]

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Benjamin Graham: I Had "Treasure in My Hands"

Activist Investing: Prying Shareholders Gold From The Hands Of Management; Profiting From Activist Investors And Their Campaigns - A 10 Part Series - Part I is entitled  about Benjamin Graham and Northern Pipeline. Stay tuned for part II!   The year was 1926, and 32-year-old Benjamin Graham was sitting in the [...]

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