Tag: Value Investing Philosophy

The Rules, Part XXX (30)

The Rules, Part XXX (30)

In the recent run-up, there was talk of the infallibility of equities.  This led to a higher level of variable compensation in the economy through option and share issuance and low pressure to raise fixed wages.  This was yet another […]

On Predicting the Future, Redux

On Predicting the Future, Redux

From a reader, ptuomov: If you run a regression of the magenta line on variables that have similar trends, you will get a spuriously high R2. I think you should try to explain the weekly changes in the magenta series […]

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Graham & Dodd and Modern Financial Analysis by Joseph Calandro, Jr.

Note: The presentation below does not representation the opinion’s of Joseph Calandro’s employer. I had the privilege to hear Joseph Calandro, Jr speak on value investing at  a recent NYSSA event, sponsored by the Value Investing Committee (the Committee is consulting with Joe and using his ‘Suggestions for Modern […]

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Activism Adds To The Bottom Line At P&F Industries

In a January 4, 2012 8-K filing, tool and hardware company, P&F Industries (Nasdaq:PFIN), disclosed it has entered into a new 3-year Employment Agreement (“New Agreement”) with current Chairman and CEO Richard Horowitz replacing Horowitz’s prior agreement that expired at the end of 2011 (the […]

On Predicting the Future

On Predicting the Future

I’ve long admired ECRI for their timely and accurate forecasts, and their willingness to stick by their models when things don’t seem to be immediately going their way.  I have also appreciated their lack of willingness to divulge their model […]