Shareholder Maximization – The Dumbest Idea In The World; Is Skill Dead

Shareholder Maximization

Shareholder Maximization – The Dumbest Idea In The World; Is Skill Dead by CSInvesting

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Video: http://eic.cfainstitute.org/2014/10/23/shareholder-value-maximization-the-dumbest-idea-in-the-world/

Excellent video on Austrian economics and entrepreneurship:

http://mises.org/library/entrepreneurship-austrian-economics-and-cryptorevolution

Advice

I am a first year MBA student in XXXX. I am from a background of (being) a software engineer and an equity researcher in China. I was very interested in Value Investing and tried to apply it to personal investment in past 8 years. Currently, I am exploring career opportunities in the Investment Management area and see that you have been working and teaching in this area for a long time. I would learn more about your experience in this area and get some advice from you.

I would write-up investment ideas within your circle of competence to show fund managers your through processes. Show your past investment results. Why did you make the decision you made? Try to sell your ideas to the appropriate money managers. But only you can determine what your strengths are and your particular interests. Your reports should meld your interests with your skills.

Icahn

Our activist friend, Carl Icahn’s High River LP, Icahn Partners LP and Icahn Partners Master Fund LP collectively bought 6.6 million Chesapeake shares on March 11 at $14.15 each, bringing the investor’s total stake in the company to 11 percent, according to a filing on Monday. Prior to the purchases, Icahn controlled about 9.9 percent of Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake. That compares with an 11.11 percent stake owned by Southeastern Asset Management Inc. as of Dec. 31, the largest holding according to the latest filings.

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In my peripatetic life I have been a ruby smuggler, commodity trader, securities analyst, investment banker, and entrepreneur. Each role taught me more about value investing. - John Chew - The Editor

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