“High Returns from Low Risk” by Pim van Vliet is the most approachable book on the low volatility stock anomaly. Most investors will tell you that risk and return are two linked parts of investment – a willingness to take more risk delivers higher returns. But is this always the case? Pin van Vliet doesn’t think so, and has […]
“Motivated Money” by Peter Thornhill is the book that started it all for me. Thornhill would say the book is a guideline to investing, not speculating. It was also the first time that an investing strategy really “spoke” to me in any significant manner, and my basic strategy was derived from the wisdom contained in Motivated Money. […]
“Spin-Off to Pay-Off: An Analytical Guide to Investing in Corporate Divestitures” by Joseph W. Cornell is one of the few books that discusses spin-offs and the benefits of investing in them. The book outlines a number of considerations when determining whether a spin-off is attractive or not, and when and how to best profit from these situations. Here are five […]
What’s Behind the Numbers by John Del Vecchio and Tom Jacobs is a practitioners guide to earnings quality, building on the academic framework built by Thornton O’Glove in Quality of Earnings. The book outlines a practical way for an investor to apply quality of earnings metrics to improve your investment results. Here are five things […]
“The Single Best Investment: Creating Wealth with Dividend Growth” by Lowell Miller is the dividend investing book I would recommend if I could only recommend one book. Covering a significant amount of territory, Mr Miller covers the benefits of a dividend stream compared to bonds, the importance of compounding, how to create your own compounding machine […]
A short post this week. Here’s a chart I look at all the...
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An interesting article caught my eye today. The outgoing...