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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Why Dodd-Frank Increased Banking Industry Consolidation

Wharton's Allison Nicoletti discusses her research on the effect of Dodd-Frank regulations on banking industry acquisitions. http://d1c25a6gwz7q5e.cloudfront.net/audio/20170823-KW-Guglielmi-Nicoletti.mp3 The global financial meltdown of 2008 resulted in sweeping...

10 Thoughts on Selling Strategies

  Defining how to deal with time horizon and when to sell one’s stock is a challenge for every investor. Most practitioners would agree that...
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A Winning Solution For Every Constituency In Fannie Mae: Berkowitz

Bruce Berkowitz’s Fairholme Funds has been at the front of Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal...
Investment Checklist

Building An Investment Checklist – Part 2

Checklists are a normal way of life for many people, whether you’re an investor or otherwise. Over the years people from a multitude of...

How Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Could Reinvent the Brick-and-mortar Store Experience

How Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Could Reinvent the Brick-and-mortar Store Experience Last week, when Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of Chicago-based General Growth Properties (GGP), said that online...
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The Power of the Force: Compounding

The following is an excerpt from Mark Tobak MD's book, titled, "Anyone Can Be Rich!: A Psychiatrist Provides the Mental Tools to Build Your...
Top 10 activist short calls that paid off big time in H1 2020

Top 10 activist short calls that paid off big time in H1 2020

Here are the top 10 activist short calls in the first half of 2020 that paid off big time. Shorting is a challenging business, especially during a crisis
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When Quintessential Capital Talks Markets Respond

ValueWalk will hold the next Contrarian Investor Virtual Conference on Aug. 11, and Gabriel Grego of Quintessential Capital will be among those presenting new...
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What are tail risk funds? An introduction to a niche

Tail risk funds represent a small niche of the hedge fund industry, and there are a few different types. They essentially serve as insurance...
Most Prolific Activist Short Sellers

Most prolific short sellers amid COVID and the rise of Robinhood traders

Here we take a look at the most prolific activist short sellers in the first half of 2020. They have targeted stocks hyped up by traders
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Looking to buy a business? Here’s everything you must consider

Are you looking to buy a business? Or did you lose a job and have found that the prospects of getting another similar one...
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How tail risk funds work

Tail risk funds have gotten a lot of attention since the sudden selloff that struck the markets in March, so many wonder how they...
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Real or Fake News? How Confirmation Bias Can Affect Your Wealth

In 2018, former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, serving as President Trump’s attorney, made headlines when he commented that President Trump should not have...
Top 10 greatest investors of all time

Top 10 greatest investors of all time: Legends of the Wall Street

Here we take a look at the top 10 greatest investors of all time. A lot of people outperform the broader market for short periods.
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HVS 2Q20: Interview With Blue Tower’s Andrew Oskoui

An excerpt from the Hidden Value Stocks June 2020 Issue, featuring an interview with Andrew Oskoui, the portfolio manager and founder of Blue Tower...