Archive for October, 2013

PREMIUM: DONALD YACKTMAN

October 31, 20130 Comments

A Great Investor Turns More Conservative

Donald Yacktman, President and Founder of Yacktman Asset Management runs two five-star funds. Both have beaten the markets and their peers by wide margins over the years.  This past Morningstar Stock Fund Manager of the Year explains while his approach to picking stocks has stayed the same, his current strategy is changing.

MARTIN WHITMAN: “SECOND CLASS” ROOTS

October 25, 2013

Third Avenue Management’s Founder and Chairman Marty Whitman has had enormous professional success as a deep value investor, but as a Jewish kid from the Bronx he once described feeling like a second class citizen for the first half of his life.  How that has influenced him? We asked him.

    

THINK SAFE AND CHEAP

October 25, 2013

Whitman’s Basic Investment Rules: Buy Safe and Cheap

Safe = Financially Strong Company
Cheap = Buy at 30%+ discount to net asset value

MARTIN WHITMAN: THEY JUST DON’T GET IT!

October 25, 2013

They Just Don’t Get It! That’s the view of  legendary deep value investor Martin Whitman, Founder and Chairman of Third Avenue Management. In this exclusive interview taped at the Museum of American Finance, Whitman takes on Congressional and Wall Street ignorance about debt, credit worthiness, and earnings. Whitman will also discuss his long term mantra, to buy “safe and cheap” stocks, and his four elements to getting growth at dirt cheap prices. Continue Reading »

PREMIUM: MARTIN WHITMAN

October 24, 20130 Comments

They Just Don’t Get It!

That’s the view of  legendary deep value investor Martin Whitman, Founder and Chairman of Third Avenue Management. In this exclusive interview taped at the Museum of American Finance, Whitman takes on Congressional and Wall Street ignorance about debt, credit worthiness, and earnings. Whitman will also discuss his long term mantra, to buy “safe and cheap” stocks, and his four elements to getting growth at dirt cheap prices.

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