When Should You Follow Insider Buying Signals?

Share tipper Jim Slater believes that insider buying is one of the most important indicators for investors. While it is a valuable tool, insider buying should only form part of a valuation thesis but can be a key tool for value investors, especially when searching out turnaround opportunities. Directors [...]

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The Science Behind Technical Trading [Part Two]

This is the second part in a ten part series on the science behind technical trading. Part one of the series can be found at the link below. The Science Behind Technical Trading [Part One]   Continued from part one… Technical trading: Modern studies Early studies on the profitability of technical trading, as [...]

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The Science Behind Technical Trading [Part One]

Technical trading vs. fundamental analysis is an age old argument and neither side shows any sign of backing down anytime soon. Still, disagreements make a market and the science behind technical trading is extremely interesting. A quick search on base-search.net returns more than 1,000 academic papers on the topic of technical [...]

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Jesse Livermore — Part Two: Trading Rules

This is the first of a multi-part series on Jesse Livermore. One of the financial world’s most important historic figures, Jesse Livermore made a fortune as a market speculator in the first half of the last century. Part one of this series can be found at the link below. Jesse [...]

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Peter Lynch And John Templeton Resource Pages Updated

As promised recently we are updating/cleaning the investor resource pages on a regular basis. This week we've updated the pages for Peter Lynch and John Templeton. We do not post all the investor updates on Twitter, Facebook etc. The best way to find new/updated etc profile pages,  without missing any ….is [...]

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Jesse Livermore — Part One: Starting Early

This is the first of a multi-part series on Jesse Livermore. One of the financial world’s most important historic figures, Jesse Livermore made a fortune as a market speculator in the first half of the last century. His trading methods and rules, designed to maximize profits and minimize losses, have [...]

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Is There Weak-Form Market Efficiency In A Frontier Market?

While value investors by their very nature, should not believe in the efficient market hypothesis, it’s always interesting to see what trends researchers are discovering about the wider market, in general. Investors should always keep an open mind. Developed market such as Europe and the US have attracted plenty of [...]

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Jeroen Bos And Peter Cundill Resource Pages Added

As promised recently we are updating/cleaning the investor resource pages on a regular basis. This week we've added two new resource pages for Jeroen Bos and Peter Cundill. We do not post all the investor updates on Twitter, Facebook etc. The best way to find new/updated etc profile pages,  without missing [...]

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Irving Kahn Resource Page Updated

As promised recently we are updating/cleaning the investor resource pages on a regular basis. Following the death of legendary value investor, Irving Kahn last week, we've updated his resource page and added new content. We do not post all the investor updates on Twitter, Facebook etc. The best way to [...]

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Irving Kahn, Student Of Benjamin Graham, Dies At Age 109

Irving Kahn the world renowned value investor and assistant of Benjamin Graham, whose longevity enabled him to profit from the market crash in 1929, has died. He was 109. Irving Kahn’s death was announced today in the New York Times and first reported by Larry Arnold of Bloomberg News. Irving Kahn's career Irving Kahn [...]

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Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part Two]

This is part II of the series on socially responsible investing. See Part I here. Socially responsible investing: Underperforming Other studies have shown that socially responsible investments consistently underperform local benchmarks. A study entitled The Price of Ethics: Evidence from Socially Responsible Mutual Funds, by Renneboog, Luc and ter Horst, Jenke and [...]

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John Neff And Jesse Livermore Resource Pages Updated

As promised recently we are updating/cleaning the investor resource pages on a regular basis. This week we've updated the resource pages of John Neff and Jesse Livermore. We do not post all the investor updates on Twitter, Facebook etc. The best way to find new/updated etc profile pages,  without missing any [...]

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John Bogle Resource Page Added

As promised recently we are updating/cleaning the investor resource pages on a regular basis. We are also adding new pages to the resource achieve. This week we've added a page for the one of the world's most influential and legendary investors: John Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group and [...]

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Backtesting: What Is It Good For? [Part Two]

In part one, I looked at backtests and how, if not conducted properly, the data produced from these tests can be highly misleading. However, as I noted in part one backtests should not be written off entirely. They have their uses, if used properly. This was a topic Jim O'Shaughnessy, [...]

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