David Winters of Wintergreen Advisers is posting a lot of great videos on their youtube account (and best of all no ads on them). For your convenience we are posting them in a few series of articles (if we did one would load too slowly). See some earlier videos here. Below is ‘part I’, see parts II and III here.

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David Winters: Does Negative Press Change Your Opinion Of A Company?

Wintergreen Advisers CEO David Winters explains how negative press can affect investments – it is important to differentiate between what is a long-term situation, or just noise.

What characteristics should a value investor have?

David Winters describes a value investor as someone who is frugal and thrifty; they are thoughtful about what they invest in and buy things at a discount.

What is the advantage of global value investing?

David Winters discusses the benefits of global value investing – the potential to create long-term wealth with limited risk.

What is the importance of having investable cash available?

Wintergreen Advisers CEO David Winters explains why he likes having cash available in his portfolio. He says, “cash gives you the ability to to act when others don’t; to be a buyer when others are sellers.”

Are there any types of businesses that you try to avoid?

Global value investor David Winters explains why he avoids investing in technology companies and the newspaper business. He says, “When we make an investment at Wintergreen, we want to have a very high sense of conviction that we are going to make money.”

Is a high portfolio turnover rate beneficial for mutual fund investors

Wintergreen Advisers CEO David Winters explains the benefits of lower portfolio turnover rates.

What are the ABC’s of global value investing?

Value investor David Winters discusses how the ABC’s of global value investing provide maximum investment flexibility with less risk and greater upside.

Can you still find global value investments in emerging markets and China

Global value investor David Winters talks about how he is still finding good investments in emerging markets and China, and says “if you find the right securities, the opportunities are excellent.”

Can you find global value investments in the US?

Global value investor David Winters explains how many US listed companies make good global value investments because they do business all over the world.